Fire, Life Safety - Codes and Standards

Data centers’ intricate design: Codes and standards

Data centers are important structures that hold vital information for businesses, schools, public... » more

Selective coordination designer tool

The Selective Coordination Designer v1.0 for consultants and application engineers helps simplify... » more

Enhancing the learning experience in K-12 schools: Fire and life safety

K-12 schools are among the most important projects engineers can tackle. Fire and life... » more

Enhancing the learning experience in K-12 schools: Codes and standards

K-12 schools are among the most important projects engineers can tackle. Codes and standards... » more

How to design safe, reliable fire pump power service

The codes that govern the power supply to the fire pump, as well as conversations with the local... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, March 14-20: ASHRAE 90.1 updates, designing generator systems, office building design, more

Articles about updates to ASHRAE 90.1, designing generator systems, class A office building systems... » more

Emergency egress and illumination systems

Understanding the basic characteristics of emergency egress and illumination systems provides... » more

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Emergency communications system

Safepath SP40S is a multi-use system for emergency messaging, paging, and voice evacuation. » more

2016 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote for this year's best products

Who will win gold in 2016? Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces the finalists for the 12th annual Product of the Year competition, and readers will have the final word. Cast your votes online here. » more

Fire, fire/smoke dampers

DFD, FD, and FSD series fire and combination fire/smoke dampers are approved for installation in horizontal, non-concrete, fire-rated barriers.  » more

Aspirating smoke detectors

FAAST XS aspirating smoke detectors enable users to better serve the needs of small data centers, environmentally challenging spaces like manufacturing or process plants.  » more

Dry valves

The FireLock NXT Series 768N Dry Valve provides simplified setup and design, ensuring ease of maintenance and speed of installation with a more intuitive trim layout.  » more

Webcasts

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Fire & Life Safety Research

Fire and life safety in data centers

The Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Fire and Life Safety Study... » more

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Videos

Video: Commissioning in the Real World: A Case Study

A recent commissioning project at the HP... » more

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