Fire Rated Glass in Healthcare Installations. Fire rated glass plays in important role in today’s healthcare occupancies. This is article shows fire rated glass installations in various healthcare facilities where codes require it.
Today’s clear fire rated glazing products play a key role in providing patients and healthcare workers built-in or passive fire protection and natural light. The examples below comply with all fire and building codes for safety and fire rated glazing.
(To read more about the role of built in or passive fire protection in healthcare occupancies, click here. To read more about why it makes sense to replace unsafe wired glass in healthcare facilities, click here.)
1 hour Exit Corridor
Baylor Orthopedic Spine Hospital, Arlington, Texas
Products: 20 min. SuperLite I Decorative Art Glass in SAFTIfire GPX Framing for door vision panels; 45 min SuperLite II-XL Decorative Art Glass in SAFTIfire GPX Framing for sidelites, transoms and openings.
Architect: Ascension Group Architects
Glazier: Campbell Glass and Mirror
1 hour Exit/Stairwell Enclosure
Kaiser Permanente Medical Office Building, San Mateo, California
Products: SuperLite II-XL 60 in SAFTIfire HMTR Framing for door vision panels; Superlite II-XL 60 in SAFTIfire GPX Framing for sidelites, transoms and openings
Architect: Ratcliff Architects
Glazier: Walters and Wolf
2 hour Exit/Stairwell Enclosure
Reid Hospital, Reid, Indiana
Products: SuperLite II-XL 90 in SAFTIfire GPX Framing with wood veneer for door vision panels; Superlite II-XL 120 in SAFTIfire GPX Framing with wood veneer for the walls
Architect: HDR Architecture
Glazier: SPS Corporation
2 hour Fire Barrier Wall
UC Davis Medical Center and Emergency Services Pavilion, Sacramento, California
Product: SuperLite II-XL 120 in SAFTIfire GPX Framing
Glazier: Best Contracting
Exterior Walls – Property Line
Jewish Home for the Aged, San Francisco, California
Product: SuperLite II-XL 60 IGU in custom engineered SAFTIfire CW Framing
Architect: Herman Coliver Locus Architecture
Glazier: Guarantee Glass
Exterior Walls – Parking Garage/Entryways
University of Wisconsin Hospital – Emergency Room, Madison, Wisconsin
Products: SuperLite II-XL 90 in SAFTIfire HMTR Framing for the door vision panels; SuperLite II-XL 120 in SAFTIfire GPX Framing for the walls
Glazier: Findorff, Inc.