Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety

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Fire, Life Safety June 18, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: June 11-17, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Fire protection systems, power for fire/life safety systems, modeling electrical systems, specifying HVAC systems and designing standby power systems.

By Chris Vavra
Engineers and designers at Southland Industries used multisystem, or multitrade, pipe racks that integrated into the building access and structure. Courtesy: Southland Industries
Fire, Life Safety June 4, 2021

Specifying fire, life safety systems in manufacturing, warehouse buildings

Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics facilities need engineering experts to specify various fire and life safety systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Electrical Systems June 1, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, May 2021

Read the best articles in May 2021 including: NFPA 101, electrical system software, NFPA 72-2022, effective COVID-19 mitigation, NFPA 72-2022 and more.

By Chris Vavra
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Electrical Systems May 28, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: May 21-27, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. 40 Under 40 winners, modeling electrical systems, optimizing water usage, power for fire/life safety systems and HVAC changes.

By Chris Vavra
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Fire, Life Safety May 26, 2021

Choosing active and passive fire protection systems

A combination of active and passive fire protection systems is needed to address the factor of human behavior in the built environment

By Nathan B. Wittasek, PE; Kevin M. Black, PE
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Fire, Life Safety May 25, 2021

Passive fire protection offers safety measures

A passive fire protection system, while sometimes omitted, is vital to occupants’ life safety

By William E. Koffel, PE, FSFPE, Koffel Associates, Columbia, Md.
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Fire, Life Safety May 6, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, April 2021

Read the best articles in April 2021 including: NFPA 101, electrical system software, NFPA 72-2022, effective COVID-19 mitigation, NFPA 72-2022 and more.

By Chris Vavra
Toby White, PE, LEED AP, Arup
Business of Engineering May 3, 2021

Toby White joins editorial advisory board

Toby White, PE, LEED AP, from Arup, Boston, has joined the Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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Electrical Systems April 30, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: April 23-29, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Electrical system software, CFD in three dimensions, remote working, NFPA 72-2022, and HVAC and BAS changes

By Chris Vavra
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Fire, Life Safety April 28, 2021

How to design data center fire, life safety systems

An expert panel provides engineering and design tips for fire and life safety systems in this Q&A

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer