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IKEA includes Won-Door FireGuard door Miami store

 

IKEA includes Won-Door FireGuard door Miami store

 

Ikea MiamiMIAMI, Fla., — Just inside the front doors of the IKEA Sweetwater store in southern Florida is a hidden Won-Door FireGuard door.Ikea Miami

The fire door would mostly go unnoticed by the customers coming in and stepping into the upper floor but in case of a fire or similar emergency, the Won-Door FireGuard door could make a life-saving difference.

The general contractor, Balfour Beatty Construction, put in the 22' x 12' door between the garage and the public retail space to provide the required fire rating.

The FireGuard fire door will provide 180 minutes of protection against smoke inhalation and heat damage if there is a fire or emergency situation.

Gustavo Castro, a project engineer for Balfour Beatty, said the door is one of a kind for the IKEA stores.

Ikea Miami"It's been working. It separates the atrium and the retail space," Castro said. He said the door serves as part of achieving the fire rating needed.

Eric Eiffert, district manager for the Florida area, said GreenbergFarrow of New York is the architect on record for the project.

Ikea MiamiThe 416,000-square foot IKEA store opened on August 27th of 2014, the 39th such store in the United States and the largest in south Florida.

On the average, IKEA stores offer between 350,000-450,000 square feet of retail space featuring home furnishings for a global market.

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