Fire-rated Glass Flooring is Afoot

Razwick, Jeff
March 2012
Construction Specifier;Mar2012, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p54
Trade Publication
Glass has been used as a flooring material for more than a century. Glazed floor systems that function as a code-approved fi re barrier between building levels, however, are new by comparison. Due to manufacturing advances, design professionals can specify fire-rated glass floor systems in a range of horizontal applications typically reserved for opaque fire- and heat-blocking materials. INSETS: FIRE-RATED GLASS FLOOR CARE;LIGHT TRANSFER AND THE CHARLES COBB APARTMENT COMPLEX.


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