Guard rails typically serve two functions: providing an aesthetic focal point while also acting as a crucial safety feature. Because the criteria for these functions can often be opposing, finding the balance between the desired aesthetic and code compliance can be challenging.
We use our expertise to help our clients navigate through a broad range of variables, such as appropriate glass selection (e.g., monolithic with posts and/or top caps, laminated freestanding panels, etc.) and fastening conditions (e.g., point-supported, base shoe, clips, etc.)
Assessing proposed envelope systems and their compatibility and interaction with the primary structure.
SHOP DRAWING REVIEW & DETAILED DESIGN
Carrying out shop drawing review and structural calculations to establish compliance with applicable codes and standards.
FIELD REVIEWS & SCHEDULES
Conducting field reviews and issuing stamped schedules confirming that installation is carried out as per design.