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NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems

Consulting engineers who specify emergency power equipment understand that installations for... » more

Your questions answered: Circuit protection in health care facilities

Designing electrical systems for health care facilities—especially hospitals—is more demanding than... » more

2015 Product of the Year winners

Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers have cast their votes for the 2015 Product of the Year; read...

2015 Fire and Life Safety Study: Eight key findings

Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Fire and Life Safety Study identified eight...

2014 Product of the Year winners announced

Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers have cast their votes for the 2014 Product of the year; read...

NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems extended Q&A

Recent Consulting-Specifying Engineer webcast presenters Tom Divine, PE, Project Manager, Smith... » more

Case Studies

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Products

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Flexible dry sprinkler combines for residential and commercial buildings

VicFlex VS1 flexible dry sprinkler combines flexible fittings technology with traditional dry sprinkler technology that provides freeze protection.  » more

Fire-resistant system

Pyrotenax fire-resistant system ensures a minimum of 2 hours of electricity to critical emergency and life-saving equipment in the event of a fire. » more

Motor control center

FlashGard motor control center is an arc-resistant version and is designed to prevent an arc flash event and protect personnel in retrofit industrial applications if an arc flash occurs. » more

Suppression technology

Model RM-1 Riser Manifold features a proprietary connection between the manifold and the Potter alarm switch. » more

Firestop automation software

Hilti Button is the firestop automation software that integrates with building information model (BIM) software platforms. » more

Webcasts

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Fire & Life Safety Research

Fire, life safety in government, military facilities

Half of respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Fire... » 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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