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Engineering considerations of NFPA 101
Engineering considerations of NFPA 101

NFPA 101: Life Safety Code defines a building’s egress, along with numerous fire and life safety systems. Read More

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Power for fire pumps
Power for fire pumps

Power is a key element in ensuring a fire pump works in an emergency situation.Read More

NFPA 72-2016 proposed changes
NFPA 72-2016 proposed changes

NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code technical committees have been busy reviewing and preparing revisions to the 2013 edition of the code that will ultimately be published in the 2016... Read More

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Balancing passive, active fire protection
Balancing passive, active fire protection

The International Building Code and NFPA standards provide guidance on passive and active fire protection systems.Read More

Testing smoke management systems
Testing smoke management systems

Follow these 10 steps for successful testing of smoke management systems. Read More

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Fire and life safety: Integration: Building automation systems and fire/life safety
Learn how to integrate your fire/life safety system with the building automation system (BAS) in this webcast.

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Aspirating smoke detector
Aspirating smoke detector

Honeywell's Xtralis VESDA-E VEP smoke detector offers improved detection performance and touch... Read More

Fire protection detection tubing
Fire protection detection tubing

Firetrace International has just been granted the LPCB (Loss Prevention Certification Board)... Read More

Notification devices for fire safety
Notification devices for fire safety

System Sensor's L-Series AV notification devices reduce power consumption by up to 35%.Read More

2017 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote for this year's best products
2017 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote for this year's best products

Who will win gold in 2017? Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces the finalists for this year's... Read More

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