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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Atrium Separation in Health Care
Health Care buildings such as hospitals and clinics provide unique obstacles when trying to satisfy building codes and also provide the security and privacy necessary. Luckily today’s technology in fire and smoke containment allows for many options for health care buildings. One of t..
Alternatives to Enclosed Elevator Lobbies: Accordion Doors
Enclosed elevator lobbies are required by most building codes to limit the ability of smoke and fire to travel from floor to floor via elevator shafts. However, enclosed elevator lobbies can be very intrusive on design. Therefore, we want to address the temporary enclosed elevator lobby that can..
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..