Read the best articles from the past week. Improving the workplace, NFPA 99 hospital changes, COVID-19 engineering advice and retail impacts and smoke control systems.
With consumers frequently enjoying delivered meals and shopping for goods online, brick-and-mortar restaurants and retail structures need to maintain fire and life safety standards
Read the best articles from the past week. NFPA 13-2019 revisions, 40 Under 40 winners, fire and life safety systems, public health laboratory safety and COVID-19 impacts.
While the design process for a stairwell pressurization system should account for many building specific variables and is anything but simple, the system used to achieve the performance criteria doesn’t have to be complicated
Warehouse, manufacturing and logistics buildings are more than simple boxy structures used to make products and store them before they move onto their next destination. Fire and life safety systems can be as complex and advanced as any other building
There are three considerations for working with existing smoke control systems in hospitals
Read the May 2020 digital edition to learn about the 40 Under 40 winners as well as stories about smoke control, critical power systems and battling COVID-19.
By incorporating NFPA 92 with best practices, fire protection engineers can successfully design smoke control systems for buildings
The Wilshire Grand Center project includes best practices in smoke control
Senior Code Consultant, AKF Group, Boston; BS Civil Engineering and MS Fire Protection Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute