Fire, Life Safety - Codes and Standards

Webcast: Fire and life safety: Specifying fire detection and notification systems

Fire detection and notification systems are specified for the safety of the building’s occupants in...

The basics of arc flash mitigation

Electrical engineers must understand the codes, standards, and design requirements when engineering... » more

Assessing wireless fire alarm systems

Fire protection engineers should assess the costs, benefits, history, technology, and... » more

The Coastal Carolina University Student Housing project involved 333,100 sq ft of facility, accommodating a total of 1,270 beds in a series of stand-alone buildings. Courtesy: RMF Engineering

Tips to design multifamily and mixed-use buildings: Codes and standards

Multifamily dwellings and mixed-use buildings are becoming more prevalent. Learn about codes and... » more

Applying NFPA 99 to health care facilities

The impact of applying NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code to hospitals and health care... » more

High expectations for high-performance buildings: fire and life safety

High-performance buildings are intricate, complex projects that require attention—qualified, expert... » more

How NFPA 99-2015 changes affect mechanical design

NFPA 99-2015 has a few changes that mechanical engineers should pay close attention to.  » more

NFPA 92: Why it matters, how to use it, and changes to anticipate in 2018

NFPA 92: Standard for Smoke Control Systems provides fire protection engineers with guidance for... » more

The Coastal Carolina University Student Housing project involved 333,100 sq ft of facility, accommodating a total of 1,270 beds in a series of stand-alone buildings. Courtesy: RMF Engineering

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Aspirating smoke detector

Honeywell's Xtralis VESDA-E VEP smoke detector offers improved detection performance and touch screen display. » more

Innovative groove system for piping

Victaulic has launched its FireLock Innovative Groove System (IGS) for 1-in. fire protection piping.

PEX press fittings

Viega PEX Press fittings make consistent, reliable PEX tubing connections.

Clamped explosion-proof enclosure

Eaton's Crouse-Hinds offers a clamped EBMX explosion-proof enclosure.

Fire protection detection tubing

Firetrace International has just been granted the LPCB (Loss Prevention Certification Board) approval for both its 3M Novec 1230 and FM-200 direct low pressure (DLP) systems.  » more

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Fire & Life Safety Research

Fire, life safety in office buildings

The 2016 Fire and Life Safety Study provides details about fire, life... » more

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Videos

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

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

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Provides solutions for engineers and building professionals involved in fire protection engineering and life safety issues.

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