Four-Fold Doors Improve Response Times, Reduce Truck Damage in this Landmark Fire Station Renovation

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on May 7, 2019 8:30:00 AM

 

PROJECT PROFILE: Slidetite 2.0 Four-Fold Doors. Baton Rouge, LA.

ARCHITECT: Cress & Lopresto, Baton Rouge, LA

It's always great to see a community placing a high priority on keeping its fire stations up to date. For Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a city that knows first-hand how important it is to be prepared, this fire station renovation has special meaning as the facility continues to build on a long legacy of offering exceptional response.

The project includes new high-speed, four-folding Slidetite 2.0™ exit doors which open twice as fast as conventional overhead doors. But speed wasn't the only reason they were chosen for this application.

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Topics: Project Profiles, Fire Station Bay Doors



New Oakville fire station, community centre and landmark arena renovation set a new standard for smart access planning.

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Jan 14, 2019 11:20:40 AM

PROJECT PROFILE: Oakville Trafalgar Park Area Renovation

• New Fire Station #3

• Renovated Arena and Community Centre Addition

Architect: Diamond Schmitt, Toronto

Contractor: Graham Construction, Toronto

Speeding response times for fire fighters and paramedics stationed at the impressive new Oakville Station #3, fast-acting Slidetite 2.0 four-folding doors from Richards-Wilcox were among the first requirements expressed to the design/construction team as planning began on the new fire station and nearby arena renovation/expansion which also features Raynor coiling doors in the updated hockey arena.

One of the most significant architectural projects ever to take place in Oakville, Ontario, the entire complex is a greatly heralded example of thoughtful access planning and heritage commitment by the community, its architect, Diamond Schmitt, and contractor, Graham Construction.

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Project Profile: Transforming a fire station for expanded services

Posted by Peter Elsenbach on Sep 12, 2017 6:00:00 PM

PROJECT PROFILE:

Facility: Philipstown North Highlands Fire Station, Cold Spring, New York

Door Systems: TC300™ Commercial Sectional Doors

Architect: Mitchell Associates Architects, Voorheesville, NY

For many architectural firms, this New York fire station renovation and expansion project might have represented very unique challenges. But for Mitchell Associates Architects, completing the job cost effectively and to newest required standards was essentially a matter of applying what the firm has learned in more than 160 projects involving emergency services facilities.

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Topics: Project Profiles



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