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Integrated Door Systems, a Tech Talk with Total Door


About This Program

In this course, we will identify critical considerations for fire and smoke protection specific to vertical openings in a building. We will walk through keynotes, drawings, and details while diving into the codes and exploring implications and solutions surrounding design decisions for elevators and stairwells. Lastly, we will cover product selection and submittal requirements for your opening protection.

Session Takeaways

  • Identify design decisions that trigger code requirements surrounding elevator smoke and fire control applications.
  • Understand code considerations for various applications and scenarios.
  • Specify products that meet design requirements for identified openings.

Learning Units

CSI: 1.0 LU*
*May be submitted for domain specific learning units to CDT recertification, and/or general learning units for CCCA, CCS, and CCPR.

Relevant Practices

General Project Delivery
Product Selection/Specification
Construction Management/Construction
Ownership/Property Management


  • Candace Kitchen, CSI, NFPA

    Customer Service Specialist, Total Door

    Candace is the primary presenter and educator for Total Door integrated door systems, life safety and building code courses. She has more than four years’ experience in working with architects, engineers, hotels, fire safety personnel and others to ensure that they have the latest information on life safety building codes and product options to ensure compliance. Candace is a central part of Total Door Systems’ customer service team, and helps each customer with her characteristic high energy and positivity.

  • Sherry Harbaugh, FCSI, CCS, RA, SCIP

    After 30 years of independent specification consulting, Sherry Harbaugh is pivoting her focus to empowering construction teams to be confident about communicating with specifications and sharing knowledge around construction materials. She is passionate about educating the next generation of architects, specifiers, and leaders in the industry and is committed to being a resource for the industry through in-house workshops, specification training, and coaching. She enjoys working with teams, researching products, and connecting products and people.

August 6, 2024
Tue 2:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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