Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety
Read the best articles from the past week. NEC 2017 changes, circuit interrupters, lab and research facility design, building automation advances, and egress planning with NFPA 101.
NFPA 101: Life Safety Code provides fire protection engineers many resources for designing safe egress, along with several other life safety options
Read the best articles from the past week. Electrical design for smoke control systems, NFPA 101 and egress, 2020 expectations for engineering firms, building automation advances, and NFPA 20.
While nobody expects a building to burn, it happens every day; so, what can we, as an industry, do to design these buildings to be safer – even when they burn?
NFPA 101: Life Safety Code is one of the primary sources for the requirements of exit pathways
Learn tips on how to design labs and research facilities — some of the most high-tech buildings around
Effective improvement of preventive fire protection.
Engineers designing electrical infrastructure to support smoke control systems must be aware of the stringent requirements listed throughout multiple code sections
When designing a fire pump, there are a number of factors to keep in mind, particularly NFPA 20
Health care facility designers are expected to keep pace with increasingly complex, advanced engineered systems and features