Nelophobia is the fear of glass. Most notably, it’s fragility. The image in the minds of most people is the hazard presented by shards of glass when broken.
Author: Tony Leto
ANSI A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities was meant to be updated every five years. But, the 2009 edition was not updated until 2017
Guidelines For Holes and Notches in Tempered Glass Holes and notches in tempered glass, should be located within specified areas per this image. Refer to the table for noted dimensions. Glass Edge to Hole Rim: The minimum distance from the rim of a hole to the nearest edge of the glass must be ¼” or […]
Since 2015, the International Code Council (ICC) started requiring that all glass used in glass railings be laminated, heat-strengthened or tempered glass. What caused the change?
OSHA updated their requirements for railings in January 2017. You may want to review this information prior to specifying your next OSHA railing.
City Council approves new panels to replace shattered stair rail at Denver courthouse There was a news report in Denver, Colorado regarding a glass railing failure at the Lindsey Flanigan Courthouse. Two-and-a-half-years ago, two lites of the glass railing — on two different floors — came crashing down at the courthouse. However, there is not […]
What types of glass are available and which should you be using for your glass railings?
Do I Need Stairs? Stairs are a major source of injury in the home. The question often arises as to how many steps require a handrail? Where’s the handrail? Stairways have been around for thousands of years. They are the simplest means of dealing with changes in elevation. And most likely, bathmophobia – the fear […]
Lumenpost, cast driver enclosure body was designed with features for ease of installation, service convenience and compliance based structural integrity. Our enclosure is integrated into a standard 1.90” diameter, schedule 40 post for aesthetic uniformity throughout the hand rail system. Lumenpost™ was created to endure harsh environmental conditions and vandal abuse using the included, single, […]
Beauty, Safety, Appearance Lumenlinear is a state-of-the-art low-voltage LED light fixture that provides exceptional lighting performance to enhance any stairway, ramp, or walkway application. Its unmatched fixture performance allows for truly spectacular installations and provides an effective Lumenrail® solution for any lighting design challenge. Its soft light provides ample illumination for safety and ambiance without the […]
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