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Last Wednesday Lunch & Learn: Opening Protective Requirements in Fire & Smoke Walls

December 20, 2017
12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST
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Last Wednesday Lunch & Learns - Live Webinars with Torti Gallas + Partners

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Live Webinar with Torti Gallas + Partners

AIAPV has partnered with Torti Gallas + Partners to offer a limited number of seats (20) for live webinars of the firm's Lunch & Learn CEU events on the last Wednesday of each month. AIA credits will be reported by the presenting vendors. Registration through AIAPV is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Registrants will receive the Go To Meeting log in credentials the day before the webinar.  

AIAPV appreciates Torti Gallas' support in enabling the chapter to provide this valuable benefit for the convenience of members unable to get to our educational events in person. 

(The date is advanced to the 3rd Wednesday this month due to the holidays.) 

Opening Protective Requirements in Fire & Smoke Walls

Course Description

This one hour seminar educates the attendees on the five types of rated wall assemblies and the code requirements for protecting openings in those assesmblies. With emphasis on Chapters 7 and 10 of the International Building Code, participants learn about size limitations and applications for egress and non-egress opening protectives. Also, the horizontal sliding fire door technology is introduced as one of the code recognized opening protectives as set forth in Section 1008.1.4.2.


Learning objectives

  1.  Identify sections of the model building code that establish a requirement for protection of rated openings.
  2.  Evaluate fire and life safety concerns.
  3.  Consider horizontal sliding door technology as a design solution in     egress and non-egress applications.
  4.  Evaluate all options for opening protection.

Presenter: Jeff O’Brien, Senior District Manager - Mid-Atlantic Region, Won-Door Corporation
Provider: Won-Door Corporation, Course #wd07op

Seating is limited.


$5.00 AIAPV Member - Opening Protective Requirements in Fire & Smoke Walls

$5.00 Other AIA Chapter Member - Opening Protective Requirements in Fire & Smoke Walls

$10.00 Non-Member - Opening Protective Requirements in Fire & Smoke Walls



Ernest Maier












Finecraft Building Contractors, Inc.




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