Codes and Standards - Fire, Life Safety

Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012

Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012

Learning the fire and life safety requirements of NFPA 99 as they relate to hospitals and health... » more

2018 Fire and Life Safety Study: Five fire, life safety industry findings

2018 Fire and Life Safety Study: Five fire, life safety industry findings

Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2018 Fire & Life Safety Study identified five... » more

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Fire/life safety

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Fire/life safety

Casinos and resorts are designed for fun and relaxation, but with such projects becoming... » more

Performance-based design achieves fire, life safety

Performance-based design achieves fire, life safety

Specifying a single product or system within a facility using a performance-based specification,... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 14-20

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 14-20

NFPA 92, lighting controls, designing efficient data centers, and the 2018 40 Under 40 winners were... » more

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Codes and standards

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Codes and standards

Casinos and resorts are designed for fun and relaxation, but with such projects becoming... » more

Selecting the correct clean agent suppression system

Selecting the correct clean agent suppression system

Clean agent fire suppression systems are used to protect facilities with high value per volume.... » more

NFPA 92 guides smoke control system design

NFPA 92 guides smoke control system design

NFPA 92 is the starting point for any smoke control system, but too frequently it is assumed to be... » more

Designing efficient data centers: Codes and standards

Designing efficient data centers: Codes and standards

In today‚Äôs digital age, businesses rely on running an efficient, reliable, and secure operation,... » more

Best practices for emergency lighting

Best practices for emergency lighting

Explore how to implement safe, code-compliant, and cost-effective emergency lighting systems. » more

Using NFPA 3 and NFPA 4 to ensure fire-safe structures

Using NFPA 3 and NFPA 4 to ensure fire-safe structures

NFPA 3 and NFPA 4 address commissioning and integration of fire protection and life safety systems.... » more

Examples of projects that used NFPA 3 and 4

Examples of projects that used NFPA 3 and 4

If NFPA 3 and 4 are implemented by building owners, compliance will greatly increase the chances... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 19-25

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 19-25

ASHRAE 90.1 compliance, Lean principles of design-build, designing electrical rooms, NFPA 101 in... » more

Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012 2018 Fire and Life Safety Study: Five fire, life safety industry findings Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Fire/life safety Performance-based design achieves fire, life safety Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 14-20 Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Codes and standards Selecting the correct clean agent suppression system NFPA 92 guides smoke control system design Designing efficient data centers: Codes and standards Best practices for emergency lighting Using NFPA 3 and NFPA 4 to ensure fire-safe structures Examples of projects that used NFPA 3 and 4 Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 19-25

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