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Understanding Fire-Rated Glazing Under New Building Code

Earlier this year, the city of Chicago has adopted the 2018 International Building Code, and this could mean changes to fire-rated glazing. Vetrotech Saint-Gobain wants to make sure the industry knows about the changes, so it hosted an AIA-accredited presentation … Continue reading

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ICC-ES Technical Committee Votes Down Proposed Changes to AC385

Last week, the International Code Council (ICC)-ES Technical Committee voted down proposed modifications of a certain Acceptance Criteria regarding alternatives to fire-resistance-rated glazing. The criteria, AC385, is used to “evaluate the use of special-purpose sprinkler heads with fixed glazed window … Continue reading

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