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Soon To Be Released: GSA Interpretation of 2010 ISC Physical Security Criteria for Federal Facilities

→  August 17th, 2011  →  Industry Developments

Stone Security Engineering recently supported the General Services Administration in developing an engineering based interpretation of the 2010 ISC Physical Security Criteria for Federal Facilities. GSA’s new document is scheduled for release in September.  The new GSA document will address blast and progressive collapse requirements and will be applicable to all GSA buildings and other […]

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Did you know….’What’s In a Spec’?

→  August 17th, 2011  →  Industry Developments

In previous briefings, we discussed blast resistant film installations, blast basics, and the relationship between standoff distance and protection. This post continues our information sharing by discussing the two basic types of specifications and specific types of information that we recommend be included when specifying blast resistant products. Generally, there are two primary categories of […]

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Designing Buildings to Meet the UFC 4-010-01:

→  October 7th, 2010  →  Industry Developments

Very Low Level of Protection Windows vs Low Level of Protection Windows While it seems that the Very Low Level of Protection (VLLOP) window requirements of the UFC 4-010-01 should result in a less restrictive design than the Low Level of Protection (LLOP) window requirements, this is not the case. The UFC 4-010-01 varies the […]