As an architectural specialties contractor our focus is in consultative sales, pre-construction solutions, professional installation, and on-going service of fire and life safety solutions. Our experienced team is well-versed in the requirements for smoke and fire protection outlined in both the California, Nevada and International Building Codes, as well as the code-compliant solutions available to meet these requirements. View our product offerings:
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Navigating a Corner? We Have You Covered!
Did you know that fire and smoke curtains from Smoke Guard can form an enclosure or navigate a corner? The Model 4000 is a fire-rated curtain assembly that vertically deploys without the need for corner posts. It can be configured in an enclosed, box-shape or in an open, multi-faceted forma..
Smoke Rated Curtains as Passive Smoke Barriers
Fire and smoke rated curtains are being used to protect openings into atrium spaces for surrounding floors. Automatically deployed flexible fabric curtains can provide vertical barriers at the atrium edges. Historically, they have been used in conjunction with smoke exhaust systems, or in some..
UL 10D: The New Requirement for Fire Protection
In the beginning of 2014, UL 10D became the new minimum for testing fire curtain assemblies. These updated standards cover the assessment of protective fire curtain assemblies that provide supplementary, passive fire protection. This new testing standard measures performance ratings based o..
Custom Smoke and Fire Doors: The RISE
When it comes to fire and smoke safety, balancing design and efficiency can be challenging. Luckily the RISE door from SGCA Doors can span openings up to 50 feet wide and 20 feet high while offering a variety of cladding options to blend into any design. The RISE door is a single leaf vert..
Evaluating Passive Smoke Control Systems for Compliance
The possibilities are almost endless when it comes to configuring a passive smoke control system. Therefore it is important to ensure the entire system is evaluated as a whole to ensure compliance of smoke protection requirements. When evaluating your passive smoke control system, be sure to che..