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We are certified by International Fire Door Inspections, as per NFPA 80 and the International Building code.

What Is NFPA 80-2007

International Building Code

(IBC) 2009
Chapter 7, Section 715.4 specifies fire door assemblies shall be installed in accordance with NFPA 80. PERTAINS TO INSTALLATION.

715.4 Fire door and shutter assemblies. Approved fire door and fire shutter assemblies shall be constructed of any material or assembly of component materials that conforms to the test requirements of Sections 715.4.1, 715.4.2,  715.4.3 and the fire-protection rating indicated in Table 715.4. Fire door assemblies and shutters shall be installed in accordance with the provisions of this section and NFPA 80.

International Fire Code

Chapter 7, Section 701.3 specifies fire door assemblies shall be maintained in accordance with NFPA 80.

701.3 Fire walls, fire barriers and fire partitions. Required fire walls, fire barriers and fire partitions shall be maintained to prevent the passage of fire. All openings protected with approved doors or fire dampers shall be maintained in accordance with NFPA 80.n and NFPA 80.

NFPA 1 Fire Code

Section 12.4.1 specifies fire door assemblies shall be installed and maintained in accordance with NFPA 80.

Section 12.4.1 The installation and maintenance of assemblies and devices used to protect openings in walls, floors, and ceilings against the spread of fire and smoke within, into, or out of buildings shall comply with Section 12.4 and NFPA 80, Standard for Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives.

Why NFPA 80 is Applicable


Which States Have Adopted?

Inspection Frequency NFPA 80-2007

Definition of Qualified Person

What Needs To Be Inspected

Inspection Specifics

(1) No open holes or breaks exist in surfaces of either the 
door or frame.

  (2) Glazing, vision light frames, and glazing beads are intact and securely fastened in place, if so equipped


(3) The door, frame, hinges, hardware, and noncombustible threshold are secured, aligned, and in working order with no visible signs of damage.

  (4) No parts are missing or broken.

(5) Door clearances at the door edge to the frame, on the pull side of the door, do not exceed clearances listed in 4.8.4 and 6.3.1.

  (6) The self-closing device is operational, that is, the active door completely closes when operated from the full open position.

(7) If a coordinator is installed, the inactive leaf closes 
before the active leaf.

  (8) Latching hardware operates and secures the door when it is in the closed position.

(9) Auxiliary hardware items that interfere or prohibit operation are not installed on the door or frame.

  (10) No field modifications to the door assembly have been performed that void the label.

(11) Gasketing and edge seals, where required, are inspected to verify their presence and integrity.


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