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NFPA 92 defines design, testing of smoke control systems
NFPA 92 defines design, testing of smoke control systems

NFPA 92: Standard for Smoke Control Systems provides fire protection engineers with guidance for the design and testing of smoke control systems.Read More

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Supplying power for electric fire pumps
Supplying power for electric fire pumps

Power is a key element in ensuring a fire pump works in an emergency situation. This article touches on relevant fire codes and offers best practices to illustrate proper design of power for fire... Read More

What's new in ASHRAE 90.1-2013
What's new in ASHRAE 90.1-2013

Nearly 150 addenda were proposed for ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2013.Read More

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Protecting standby generators for mission critical facilities
Protecting standby generators for mission critical facilities

The generator and standby power systems for mission critical facilities require a higher level of reliability and availability.Read More

Designing laboratory ventilation systems
Designing laboratory ventilation systems

Proper ventilation in labs is required to promote and maintain safety and protection to life and property.Read More

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Fire rated floor boxes
Fire rated floor boxes

Legrand's Evolution Series Floor Box has a 3-hour rating and boxes are available in 6-, 8-, and... Read More

MOPD coils for high-pressure CO2 systems
MOPD coils for high-pressure CO2 systems

The MOPD BJ and BX coils are designed for use with AKVH electronic expansion valves in... Read More

Fire smoke curtains
Fire smoke curtains

Colt's fire curtains can be used in areas where visibility is not a concern and feature a fabric... Read More

Motor control center
Motor control center

The Freedom Arc-Resistant Motor Control Center (MCC) is designed to contain arc blast energy should... Read More

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