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Elevating Fire Safety in Schools

When it comes to ensuring fire safety in construction and engineering projects, every detail matters. In the case of the Dennis-Yarmouth Intermediate Middle School in South Yarmouth, MA, fire safety was elevated to a new level with the incorporation of prefabricated fireproof steel columns. These columns, with their robust fire ratings and aesthetic appeal, played […]

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Fire Trol Unveils the Power of BIM Objects

In the ever-evolving world of Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC), staying ahead of the curve is crucial for success. One groundbreaking technology that has transformed the way professionals in these fields operate is Building Information Modeling (BIM). Fire Trol’s recent partnership with BIM Object, a premier online resource hub for BIM content, is a testament […]

Building Bridges at the AIA Conference on Architecture

In the dynamic world of architecture, staying up-to-date with the latest trends, innovations, and industry connections is essential for companies looking to make their mark. For Fire Trol, a leading manufacturer of prefabricated fireproof columns, this had to include participating in the AIA Conference on Architecture 2023, popularly known as A’23. Held in the vibrant […]

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Sustainable Design at Penn Medicine Radnor

In the realm of architectural design, the fusion of functionality and aesthetics is a constant pursuit. With its sustainable design, Penn Medicine Radnor in Radnor, PA, brought to life by Ballinger Architects, stands as a testament to this principle. Constructed with careful consideration for connection with nature and optimal utilization of natural light, this remarkable […]


Press Release: Fire Trol Launches New Specification Tools Ahead of AIA Conference on Architecture 2023

Hartford, Connecticut – May 24, 2023 – Fire Trol, a leading manufacturer of prefabricated steel fireproof columns, is excited to announce its participation in the upcoming AIA Conference on Architecture, from June 7-10, 2023.  A’23 is a must-attend event for architects, builders, and other AEC industry professionals, featuring over 500 brands and a diverse range […]


Fireproof Columns: FAQs from the Building Industry

Fire Trol team members actively participate in AIA and CSI events throughout the year. In addition, as an AIA Continuing Education Provider, we facilitate numerous live and virtual AIA CE events. We know it’s important that we educate the building industry on our prefabricated fireproof columns while also supporting architects in obtaining LUs. For this […]


How Digital Applications Add Value to Specification Writing

Specification writing exists to simplify building specifications themselves, which can be confusing, overwhelming, and vague. Subpar specifications can lead to problems down the line, causing delays, consuming resources, and increasing the cost of the project. There are a variety of MasterFormat® tools architects, designers, and engineers can refer to in specification management and writing. Why […]


Everything You Need to Know About UL Ratings

Safety is an important consideration in any building project, both for the builders themselves and the future occupants of the building being constructed. One of the key components in determining material safety is the UL rating. What is UL Standard? UL stands for Underwriters Laboratories, an independent company focused on safety science. For more than […]

Importance of Continuing Education for the AEC Industry

The AEC (architecture, engineering, and construction) industry is constantly evolving. New technologies and techniques are being developed all the time. To stay competitive and deliver the best results to clients, industry professionals need to continue their education throughout their careers. This is where continuing education comes in. Importance of Continuing Education for AEC Professionals Continuing […]


Fire Trol’s 2022 Year in Review

The design and construction industry faced numerous challenges in 2022—from labor shortages to rising building material costs to new legislation. Throughout the supply chain, manufacturers, fabricators, suppliers, designers, builders, and all alike have proven their ability to think strategically and outside the box to remove or minimize the various obstacles. In particular, prefabrication was one […]