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Your questions answered: Fire/life safety: Notification systems

NFPA 72 defines how fire notification systems should be designed and installed. Here is additional... » more

Exploring the high demands for higher education facilities

The design process for higher education facilities has its own set of challenges and requirements.... » more

Exploring the high demands for higher education facilities: fire/life safety

The design process for higher education facilities has its own set of challenges and requirements.... » more

Electrical, power in industrial facilities

The Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Electrical and Power Study indicated that 56% of engineers... » more

Demystifying IT room protection requirements

Information technology (IT) equipment area/room designs must balance the needs for security,... » more

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Coupling braided hose

Victaulic's Series AH2-Captured Coupling Braided Hose allows for an easier bend, simpler installation, and better shape retention.  » more

Pendent sprinklers for warehouse and storage applications

Model ESFR-25 is an early suppression fast response (ESFR) pendent sprinkler with a K-factor of 25.2 for warehouse and other storage applications. » more

2016 Product of the Year winners

Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers have cast their votes for the 2016 Product of the Year; read about the winners.

Colored explosion-proof signal light with an audible horn

EPL-TL-1X10W-C-PA LED signal light is a Class 1 Division 1 and Class 2 Division 1 LED signal light equipped with an audible horn and approved for use in hazardous environments. » more

Clean agent total flooding system

E4 engineered clean agent total flooding system is FM aproved and offers 500 psi 3M Novec 1230 systems. » more


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

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

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