Codes and Standards - Fire, Life Safety

Emergency lighting: What’s required, and how it’s designed

Emergency lighting: What’s required, and how it’s designed

Emergency lighting is required in all nonresidential buildings. There are numerous versions of... » more

Evaluating high-rise wood construction

Evaluating high-rise wood construction

Advances in technology have allowed designers to challenge the status quo, think outside the box,... » more

Q&A with Stephen DiGiovanni, chairman of AdHoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings

Q&A with Stephen DiGiovanni, chairman of AdHoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings

Stephen DiGiovanni, PE, chair of the International Code Council (ICC) Ad Hoc Committee for Tall... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jun. 25 to Jul. 1

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jun. 25 to Jul. 1

Parallel generator design, NFPA 99-2012 requirements, millennials in the workforce,... » more

Exploring retail, restaurant, and mixed-use facilities: Codes and standards and electrical, power, and lighting

Exploring retail, restaurant, and mixed-use facilities: Codes and standards and electrical, power, and lighting

Consumers increasingly want a great experience and a good value when they’re dining out or... » more

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

Emergency lighting: What’s required, and how it’s designed Evaluating high-rise wood construction Q&A with Stephen DiGiovanni, chairman of AdHoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jun. 25 to Jul. 1 Exploring retail, restaurant, and mixed-use facilities: Codes and standards and electrical, power, and lighting 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

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