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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...

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Dewberry: High Point Regional Health Facilities building expansion

Electrical, power; energy, sustainability; fire, life safety; HVAC, mechanical; lighting; plumbing,... » more

The Senate Chamber was well preserved at the project's completion. The preservation and repair of the historical fabric was only possible by finding new locations and pathways for the MEP systems. The systems were carefully coordinated in areas that protected the historical fabric while adding means for accessibility for long term maintenance. Courtesy: HGA Architects and Engineers

HGA Architects and Engineers: Minnesota State Capitol

Automation, controls; electrical, power; energy, sustainability; fire, life safety; HVAC,... » more

The new Jerome L. Greene Science Center is intended to not only be a university-wide facility, but also be a welcoming presence that connects with its surrounding urban neighborhood. Considerable care was given as to how the building would interact with and activate the street level, with a sidewalk level that will become an open area for communal, cultural,and commercial exchange. Courtesy: Columbia University; Frank Oudeman, photographer

Jaros, Baum & Bolles: Jerome L. Green Science Center at Columbia University Manhattanville

Automation, controls; electrical, power; energy, sustainability; fire, life safety; HVAC,... » more

Assessing wireless fire alarm systems

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

Tips to design multifamily and mixed-use buildings: Fire, life safety

Multifamily dwellings and mixed-use buildings are becoming more prevalent. Some best practices are... » more

The benefits and challenges of wireless fire alarm systems

Although designers should consider wireless fire alarm systems for their portability, easy... » more

Applying NFPA 99 to health care facilities

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

Courtesy: Dewberry; Dave Huh, photographer The Senate Chamber was well preserved at the project's completion. The preservation and repair of the historical fabric was only possible by finding new locations and pathways for the MEP systems. The systems were carefully coordinated in areas that protected the historical fabric while adding means for accessibility for long term maintenance. Courtesy: HGA Architects and Engineers The new Jerome L. Greene Science Center is intended to not only be a university-wide facility, but also be a welcoming presence that connects with its surrounding urban neighborhood. Considerable care was given as to how the building would interact with and activate the street level, with a sidewalk level that will become an open area for communal, cultural,and commercial exchange. Courtesy: Columbia University; Frank Oudeman, photographer

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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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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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