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

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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

LED low frequency sounder line

The Wheelock Exceder LED low frequency sounder feature multiple 520 Hz modes of operation, including T3, T4, Continuous and T3/T4 and meet NFPA standards for fire alarm and carbon monoxide code requirements. » more


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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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Video: Business management for decision makers

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

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