Tag Archives: EZ Path

Spotlight on Beating the Clock

By Douglas S. Erickson, FASHE, CHFM and James P. Stahl Jr., CFPS, CDT Effective August 1, 2016, The Joint Commission changed the Statement of Conditions® (SOC) process related to Life Safety (LS) requirements. Previously, deficiencies discovered during mock surveys or … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spotlight on healthcare facilities

Firestop is typically installed in areas that you do not want to disrupt if you don’t have to, especially in healthcare facilities. I was recently at a healthcare “summit” where there were different panels for discussion regarding healthcare facility concerns. There … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

They say change is inevitable…

…especially when it comes to technology upgrades & equipment enhancements to your network. Continuous cable changes can turn your fire & smoke barriers into Swiss cheese, and running cables through traditional firestop sleeves is not easy. So, what is easy? EZ-Path! EZ-Path is the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spotlight on Maintenance Free

STI is pleased to announce that an Evaluation Service Report (ESR) was recently issued by UL for our EZ-Path® Fire-Rated Pathways confirming code compliance with the International Building Code® (IBC), International Fire Code® (IFC), and NFPA 101, “Life Safety Code®” (LSC). … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Know when to say when: friends don’t let friends overfill sleeves

Recently I was at a cocktail party making some new connections when someone asked me the good old question, “So, what do you do?” As a sales rep in the firestop industry, whenever I get this question, I have to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spotlight on saving time & money

EZ-Path® is the only fire-rated pathway to feature an internal self-sealing mechanism that automatically adjusts to the cable load and makes it zero-maintenance. EZ-Path® provides the most complete firestop solution for managing frequent cable moves, adds and changes through rated barriers. There is nothing to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spotlight on Life Safety: Cable Overfill

Recently Mark Nunn, Catherine Burgoyne-Clifford (Burgoyne Sales) and I gave life safety and code compliance seminars at the NYC SCA (School Construction Authority). It was awesome to be able to educate and/or reinforce the importance of firestopping on construction projects, particularly those … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment