Healthcare Installations

Fire Rated Glass in Healthcare Installations. Fire rated glass plays in important role in today’s healthcare occupancies. This is article shows fire rated glass installations in various healthcare facilities where codes require it.

Today’s clear fire rated glazing products play a key role in providing patients and healthcare workers built-in or passive fire protection and natural light.  The examples below comply with all fire and building codes for safety and fire rated glazing.

(To read more about the role of built in or passive fire protection in healthcare occupancies, click here. To read more about why it makes sense to replace unsafe wired glass in healthcare facilities, click here.)

1 hour Exit Corridor

Baylor Orthopedic Spine Hospital_3

Baylor Orthopedic Spine Hospital, Arlington, Texas
Products: 20 min. SuperLite I Decorative Art Glass in SAFTIfire GPX Framing for door vision panels; 45 min SuperLite II-XL Decorative Art Glass in SAFTIfire GPX Framing for sidelites, transoms and openings.
Architect: Ascension Group Architects
Glazier: Campbell Glass and Mirror

1 hour Exit/Stairwell Enclosure

Kaiser San Mateo

Kaiser Permanente Medical Office Building, San Mateo, California
Products: SuperLite II-XL 60 in SAFTIfire HMTR Framing for door vision panels; Superlite II-XL 60 in SAFTIfire GPX Framing for sidelites, transoms and openings
Architect: Ratcliff Architects
Glazier: Walters and Wolf

2 hour Exit/Stairwell Enclosure

Reid Hospital Superlite I1 XL 120

Reid Hospital, Reid, Indiana
Products: SuperLite II-XL 90 in SAFTIfire GPX Framing with wood veneer for door vision panels; Superlite II-XL 120 in SAFTIfire GPX Framing with wood veneer for the walls
Architect: HDR Architecture
Glazier: SPS Corporation

2 hour Fire Barrier Wall


UC Davis Medical Center and Emergency Services Pavilion, Sacramento, California
Product: SuperLite II-XL 120 in SAFTIfire GPX Framing
Architect: Stantec
Glazier: Best Contracting

Exterior Walls – Property Line

Jewish Home for GPX Curtain Wall section

Jewish Home for the Aged, San Francisco, California
Product: SuperLite II-XL 60 IGU in custom engineered SAFTIfire CW Framing
Architect: Herman Coliver Locus Architecture
Glazier: Guarantee Glass

Exterior Walls – Parking Garage/Entryways


University of Wisconsin Hospital – Emergency Room, Madison, Wisconsin
Products: SuperLite II-XL 90 in SAFTIfire HMTR Framing for the door vision panels; SuperLite II-XL 120 in SAFTIfire GPX Framing for the walls
Glazier: Findorff, Inc.