Fire, Life Safety - Suppression Systems

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

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 to select a clean agent fire suppression system

Fire protection engineers should understand which clean agent fire suppression system is most... » more

Clean agent fire suppression for mission critical facilities

Clean agent systems have changed over the years due to a variety of reasons, including safety and... » more

Case study: Clean agent system design at a data center

A project involving total-flooding clean agent protection of a mission critical data center... » more

What’s new to NFPA 13 and what to expect in future editions

Changes to the 2016 edition of NFPA 13 are evaluated along with what to expect in the 2019 edition. » more

Case Studies

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Products

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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

Webcasts

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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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