11 Jun 2014

Patent Approved for One Hour Fire Rated Enclosure

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MINNEAPOLIS — (BUSINESS WIRE) – ez Barrier, Inc., a privately-held woman-owned small business announced the patent approval for ez Barrier’s One-hour Fire-rated Enclosure used to protect commercial buildings in a ceiling-to-floor and ceiling-to-roof assembly and is the most economical product on the market (U.S. Patent Office Number #8629348).
National Fire Codes state: “Where floor/ceiling assemblies are required to have a minimum one-hour fire resistance rating, recessed fixtures shall be installed such that the required fire resistance of the ceiling will not be reduced.” Ez Barrier’s One-Hour Fire Rated enclosure is designed for recessed lighting, exhaust fans and motors and are certified to exceed National Fire Codes. Ez Barrier enclosures can usually be installed in less than one minute for both the enclosure and the recessed light fixture for each location. As a leader, ez Barrier continues to test new materials to ensure we are using the most cost-effective solution available for our customers while exceeding National Fire Codes.
EZ Barrier enclosures are designed, specified and installed by Architects, Specifiers, Electricians and HVAC contractors installers can easily maintain the integrity of fire-rated ceilings for one-hour by using the ez barrier enclosure for recessed light fixtures.
About EZ Barrier
EZ Barrier, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, develops Fire-Rated Enclosures for the Construction Industry helping to reduce property damage and save lives. Our designs are based on over 60 years of field experience in the construction industry. We understand the challenges that architects, specifiers, electricians and building contractors face in meeting fire codes. To address a range of needs, we continue to design and developed solutions that save time and money on the job site, while providing a safer solution that exceeds fire codes. Learn more at www.ezbarrier.com.
Marketing contact: Roger Ritten, 612-308-9689, roger.ritten@ezbarrier.com.