Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety

Fire, Life Safety December 13, 2021

Fire pump systems design and coordination

Learn about the details of fire pump design and interdisciplinary coordination throughout the design process

By Jeff Corron
Fire, Life Safety December 9, 2021

How are hospital fire and life safety systems being designed differently?

Hospitals and health care facilities are changing and their fire and life safety systems must transform with them

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Tom Kessler, LEO A DALY
Fire, Life Safety November 4, 2021

COVID, sustainability drive college fire, life safety design

Colleges and universities have been sustainability trendsetters over the past several years. COVID-19 has required designers to think differently about fire and life safety systems.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Fire, Life Safety November 3, 2021

Your questions answered with Jon Sajdak: Designing fire/life safety systems in health care buildings

Fire protection engineers must know which products and systems will best support the owner’s needs and authority having jurisdiction’s requirements. Read this Q&A for more details.

By Jonathan Sajdak
Courtesy: TLC Engineering
Fire, Life Safety October 19, 2021

Fire protection engineering / life safety consulting at TLC Engineering Solutions

Experience in building design and construction has given TLC Engineering an intimate understanding of the need for coordination and integration of building fire safety systems into the total building design.

By Jeffrey LaSalle
Courtesy: WSP
Fire, Life Safety September 1, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, August 2021

Read the best articles in August 2021 including: Product of the Year finalists, NFPA 99, pandemics and building design, cooling plant optimization and more.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Henderson Engineers
Fire, Life Safety August 30, 2021

New life safety requirements for business occupancies

These changes will impact both Hospital and Critical Access Hospital standards.

By Mark Chrisman
Courtesy: WSP USA
Fire, Life Safety August 27, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed fire and life safety articles in 2021

Read the best articles about fire and life safety published in the last year including: Fire pump applications, NFPA 72-2022, NFPA 101 and COVID, NFPA 99 interpretations and more.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Fire, Life Safety August 20, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 13-19, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Product of the Year finalists, NFPA 99 changes, medical gas systems and hydraulic system design.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: WSP
Fire, Life Safety August 13, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 6-12, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. Product of the Year finalists, NFPA 99 changes, university supercomputers, cooling plant optimization controllers and transformer protection.

By Chris Vavra