Thermal Barrier Exception

Thermal Barrier Exception The International Code Council (ICC) is responsible for the International Building Code (IBC).  According to IBC section 2603, foam-filled building products, such as walls and doors, must use an approved thermal barrier between the foam and the interior of the building. But there are exceptions.  When the door need not be fire…Read More»

Special-Lite Upcoming Trade Shows

Special-Lite participates in many trade shows throughout the year. Here are the trade shows we are looking forward to yet in 2017 (check back for updates): Jul 21 – 23: APPA/PCAPPA 2017 Annual Conference & Exhibition | San Francisco, CA APPA/PCAPPA/BayAPPA 2017 is the platform for discussion, information share, networking, and much more! Join over…Read More»

Article on Fiberglass Pultrusion Wins 2017 DHI Robert G. Ryan Award

Pultrusion Technology Delivers Performance Enhancement won Second Place in Technical Articles Special-Lite’s VP of Sales and Marketing, Roger Stempky won the 2nd place award in the Technical Article category of DHI’s 2017 Ryan Awards, for his article “Pultrusion Technology Delivers Performance Enhancement.” This article appeared in the November 2016 issue of Doors + Hardware Magazine. You can read about all the 2017…Read More»