Fire, Life Safety - Suppression Systems

Using NFPA 3 and 4 to commission fire protection systems

NFPA 3 and 4 provide the process for commissioning and integrated testing of fire protection and... » more

Applying NFPA 101 in mission critical facilities

Mission critical facilities—including health care, industrial facilities, and other buildings—rely... » more

Engineering flexible office buildings

Office buildings need to have the ability to accommodate myriad types of businesses and activities... » more

MEP/FP design for MRI suites, part two: design considerations

In a two-part series, the importance of effective mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire... » more

Engineering hospital systems to work effortlessly

While quite a bit of engineering goes into each mechanical, electrical, plumbing, or fire and life... » more

Integrating commissioning, testing for fire alarm systems

System coordination includes commissioning and integrated testing of fire alarm systems using NFPA... » more

Understanding NFPA 101 for mission critical facilities

NFPA 101: Life Safety Code 2015 is a reference used for strategies to protect people based on... » more

Hydraulic control valve family

The Series 800Y Hydraulic Control Valve Family is designed for fire protection applications in... » more

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Hydraulic control valve family

The Series 800Y Hydraulic Control Valve Family is designed for fire protection applications in high-rise and high-demand buildings. » more

Coupling braided hose

Victaulic's Series AH2-CC 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

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Fire & Life Safety Research

Fire, life safety in educational facilities

Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Fire and Life... » more

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

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