Fire, Life Safety - Codes and Standards

Designing sprinkler systems for maintainability

Best practices for designing an automatic sprinkler system that can be easily inspected, tested,... » more

Coordinating fire protection designs via BIM

BIM can be a very powerful tool in the design and construction industry. It takes 2-D information... » more

Achieving a state of readiness: The importance of life safety code compliance

Life safety codes exist to ensure health care institutions are able to provide the highest quality... » more

Making the grade with K-12 projects: codes and standards

With state-of-the-art learning facilities, sustainability concerns, and modern design, K-12 schools... » more

Using NFPA 3 and 4 to commission fire protection systems

NFPA 3 and 4 provide the process for commissioning and integrated testing of fire protection and... » more

Arc Flash 101: AIA CES accredited online course

This course explores the differences between arc flash and electrical shock. » more

Applying NFPA 101 in mission critical facilities

Mission critical facilities—including health care, industrial facilities, and other buildings—rely... » more

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Fire protection detection tubing

Firetrace International has just been granted the LPCB (Loss Prevention Certification Board) approval for both its 3M Novec 1230 and FM-200 direct low pressure (DLP) systems.  » more

Notification devices for fire safety

System Sensor's L-Series AV notification devices reduce power consumption by up to 35%. » more

2017 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote for this year's best products

Who will win gold in 2017? Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces the finalists for this year's 13th annual Product of the Year competition, and readers will have the final word. Cast your vote online!  » more

Emergency signaling system

The Emergency Signaling System is designed to expedite, mobilize, and improve worksite emergency-response time when an affected employee uses an emergency shower or eyewash fixture. » more

Clamped enclosure

The Crouse-Hinds series clamped EBMX explosion-proof enclosure is designed to operate in hazardous areas to help oil and gas and other industrial customers enhance safety and dramatically improve productivity. » more

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Fire & Life Safety Research

HVAC, BAS in industrial facilities

Fifty-seven percent of respondents to the Consulting-Specifying... » more

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Videos

Video: Fly drone with thermographic camera to evaluate...

Glumac's drone pilot recently flew over the Edith... » more

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Poll of the Week

At what level are you involved in specifying Internet of Things (IoT) products and systems?
Very high level, it is part of my regular specifications
High level, though not in every project
High level, though only for certain clients or projects
Low level, it is rarely requested in specifications
Low level, clients know little or nothing about it
What is Internet of Things (IoT)?


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