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Door Security & Safety Foundation Reference Publications:


In conjunction with the Foundation, DHI created several publications for use by FDAIs to help advance awareness and understanding of all parameters of the annual fire door assembly inspection initiative by end-users: building owners/management, facility and hospital engineers, and AHJs as appropriate.

Contact education@dhi.org or call 703-222-2010 to order the following items:

 

FDAI Owner's Guide AHJ Guide Reference Guide Quick Ref Guide
  • The Owner's Guide: Swinging Fire Doors with Builders Hardware Annual Safety Inspections
  • The AHJ's Guide: Swinging Fire Doors with Builders Hardware Annual Safety Inspection
  • The Reference Guide for Inspecting Swinging Fire Doors with Builders Hardware
  • Quick Reference Guide: Inspecting Swinging Fire Doors with Builders Hardware

 

 

 

 

 

BO Guide

OWNER'S GUIDE: Swinging Fire Doors with Builders Hardware - $40.00

The Owner's Guide: Swinging Fire Doors with Builders Hardware Annual Safety Inspections clarifies maintenance and inspection.

Ongoing maintenance and periodic inspection of swinging fire doors are essential for fire and life safety. That's why building owners, property management personnel, and anyone responsible for these tasks needs this Owner's Guide from the Door and Hardware Institute. The Guide includes an overview of the requirements in 2007 NFPA 80: Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives, and describes the owner's responsibilities and obligations for maintaining fire door assemblies in working condition. (Softbound, 51 pp., 2007)

The Owner's Guide helps you understand how and why NFPA 80 compliance protects fire door assemblies in buildings and facilities. Chapters include:

  • General Information
  • Inspection Cycles
  • Inspection Guidelines
  • Performing Inspections Sample Forms
  • Sample Forms
  • Summary and Glossary

 

AHJ Guide

AHJ's GUIDE: Swinging Fire Doors with Builders Hardware - $40.00

Inspect fire doors assemblies with the AHJ's Guide: Swinging Fire Doors with Builders Hardware Annual Safety Inspection.

The Door and Hardware Institute develops this step-by-step guide to give AHJs, fire marshals, and code enforcement officers detailed instructions for determining if fire doors comply with 2007 NFPA 80 requirements. Complex equipment and added security features make this task more complex than ever before! Learn why these critical inspections should be performed, and how to verify assemblies effectively and efficiently.

The AHJ's Guide covers:

  • General Information
  • Inspection Cycles
  • Inspection Guidelines
  • Inspector Qualifications, Responsibilities and Training
  • Performing Inspections
  • Sample Forms
  • Other Types of Fire Door Assemblies
  • New Construction

An essential companion to NFPA 80: Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives, the AHJ's Guide: Swinging Fire Doors with Builders Hardware Annual Safety Inspection sheds light on requirements, and explains the AHJ's and owner's respective roles in the care and maintenance of swinging fire door assemblies. (Softbound, 55 pp., 2007)

 

Ref Guide

REFERENCE GUIDE: Inspecting Swinging Fire Doors with Builders Hardware - $65.00

The Reference Guide for Inspecting Swinging Fire Doors with Builders Hardware helps owners and property managers ensure compliance with NFPA 80.

Smaller buildings often have several basic-level swinging fire door assemblies, and all need to be checked for compliance with NFPA 80: Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives. The Reference Guide from the Door and Hardware Institute helps building owners, caretakers, and property managers determine if they are equipped to perform the inspections and testing, or if they need the services of a professional fire door assembly inspector. (Softbound, 77 pp., 2007)

 

Chapters include step-by-step instructions for accurately evaluating swinging fire doors with builders hardware, plus explanations of:

  • What is a Fire Door Assembly?
  • NFPA 80 Inspection Requirements
  • Inspector Qualifications
  • Prevention of Door Blockage
  • Inspecting Fire-Rated Glazing
  • Performing the Functional Tests