Fire, Life Safety - Plumbing, Piping

Horizontal DE pumps

Horizontal end-suction design envelope (DE) pumps feature sensorless integrated controls for energy... » more

Updates to ASHRAE 90.1

An update of ASHRAE Standard 90.1 looks at building envelope, HVAC, plumbing, lighting, and... » more

Chillers for commercial and industrial-duty applications

Series 35 Evaporative Cooled Chillers feature an integrated unit controller, to communicate to... » more

Designs for pumping technologies

By making correct pump and piping selections, systems can operate at or near peak efficiency, avoid... » more

Tankless water-heater pump

H2Air Kit uses the NPE-A tankless water heater pump to circulate hot water for the hydronic air... » more

Webcast: Vertical turbine NPSH

Net positive suction head (NPSH) is a key factor for plumbing engineers when specifying vertical...

Three critical engineering aspects of the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood

Consulting-Specifying Engineer has been tracking Southland Industries’ progress in performing... » more

Vertical water-source heat pump

SmartSource Compact vertical water-source heat pump provides a selection of voltages, sizes as well... » more

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Combination fire/smoke dampers

DFD, FD, and FSD series fire and combination fire/smoke dampers are approved for installation in horizontal, nonconcrete, fire-rated barriers and can be specified for use in UL floor/ceiling design I503.  » more

Receptacle designed to protest against electrical fires

Leviton's OBC AFCI is compliant with NEC requirements and protects against electrical fires resulting from arc faults.  » more

Fire dampers

Greenheck's non-actuated fire dampers are available in large width and height and designed to protect oversized openings in buildings.  » more

Dual path control panel communicator

Bosch's B465 Universal Dual Path Communicator is designed to enable dialer-based fire or intrusion control panels to use modern IP addresses or cellular communication formats.  » more

Equipment enclosures

Type 4X Outdoor Equipment with corrosion-proof GRP construction that ensures maintenance-free service life in salt-laden environments. » more

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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: Exploring ASHRAE 90.4P, Energy Standard for...

This standard applies to new data centers and... » more

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