Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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Mitigating arc flash hazards
Mitigating arc flash hazards

Engineers should know about selecting the appropriate risk-reducing strategies to help their clients ensure compliance with NEC, NFPA 70E, and OSHA.Read More

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Balancing active and passive fire protection
Balancing active and passive fire protection

Fire protection engineers can and should consider the building's construction, fire suppression systems, and smoke control when designing fire protection systems. Read More

Updates, changes to NFPA 75 affect data centers
Updates, changes to NFPA 75 affect data centers

The 2016 edition of NFPA 75: Standard for the Fire Protection of Information Technology (IT) Equipment may include changes to the risk assessment approach users of the document must take. Read More

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Determining proper laboratory ventilation
Determining proper laboratory ventilation

Engineers must know the required air changes per hour, depending on the building type. Whether designing a laboratory in an educational facility or hospital, knowing the ventilation rates is key. Read More

Specifying passive firestop systems
Specifying passive firestop systems

Fire-rated wall assemblies and passive firestop systems are key elements to the design of all commercial buildings.Read More

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Explosion-proof smoke detectors
Explosion-proof smoke detectors

The Det-Tronics SmokeWatch is applicable to industrial HVAC duct-monitoring.Read More

Fire pump models
Fire pump models

Armstrong added two horizontal split case (HSC) models with tilted parting design to its fireset... Read More

Aspirating smoke detector
Aspirating smoke detector

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