Fire, Life Safety - Automation, Controls

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, July 14-20: NFPA 72-2016, commissioning, LED lighting, more

Articles about NFPA 72-2016 proposed changes, commissioning electrical and power systems, LED... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, June 30 to July 6: Smoke control testing, glazing systems, resume building, more

Articles about smoke control system testing, glazing systems, 10 things to include on your resume,... » more

Smoke control system testing

Special inspectors must know how to test and commission fire systems, sprinklers, dampers, and... » more

Smart building integration

Historically, the facility management challenge has been to do more with less. System integration... » more

New health care facilities use smart technologies

The owner of nine new health care buildings turned to smart building solutions to meet its goals... » more

High standards for labs, research buildings

Laboratory and research facilities are high-performance buildings, often with complex systems and... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, May 12-18

Articles about selecting arc flash protection techniques, mitigating harmonics in electrical... » more

2014 40 Under 40 winners

The seventh annual 40 Under 40 award winners are a dynamic bunch with the future of the industry in... » more

Case Studies

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Products

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Motor control center

The Freedom Arc-Resistant Motor Control Center (MCC) is designed to contain arc blast energy should an arc flash be triggered and features insulated horizontal and vertical buses as well as isolation barriers between adjacent... » more

Aspirating smoke detector

The FAAST aspirating smoke detector are designed and certified for use in hazardous environments. » more

Ventilator for fire protection and day-to-day operations

Firelight is a glazed, natural ventilator that is designed to provide buildings with both day-to-day ventilation and smoke control to aid building evacuation in the event of a fire and can be specified for electric or pneumatic... » more

Voice communication panels for emergency life safety portfolios

The Intelligent Voice Communication panels are designed to provide protection for small and medium-size facilities with Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology as well as digital voice communication capabilities. » more

Fire suppression system

The Vortex 500 Fire Suppression System uses water and nitrogen to cool hazard areas in information technology spaces like data rooms and server spaces. » more

Webcasts

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Fire & Life Safety Research

Multi-sensors gaining share of the detector market

IHS forecasts the global multi-sensor detector market to grow at a... » more

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Videos

Video: Business management for decision makers

What do engineering managers need to create... » more

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Poll of the Week

When engineering systems in mixed-use buildings (such as retail/residential), what is the most difficult issue you face? Select one.
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