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Fire, Life Safety May 18, 2020

Best practices for designing smoke control systems

By incorporating NFPA 92 with best practices, fire protection engineers can successfully design smoke control systems for buildings

By Nathan B. Wittasek, PE, CFEI, LEED AP, CASp
Courtesy: Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Fire, Life Safety May 18, 2020

Case study: Super-tall building smoke control system

The Wilshire Grand Center project includes best practices in smoke control

By Nathan B. Wittasek, PE, CFEI, LEED AP, CASp
Caitlyn Angelini, PE, 35
Events and Awards May 14, 2020

2020 40 Under 40: Caitlyn Angelini, PE, 35

Senior Code Consultant, AKF Group, Boston; BS Civil Engineering and MS Fire Protection Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

By Chris Vavra and Amara Rozgus
Christopher Crivello, PE, 30
Events and Awards May 14, 2020

2020 40 Under 40: Christopher Crivello, PE, 30

Principal, RAN Fire Protection Engineering, Albany, N.Y. MS Fire Protection Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

By Chris Vavra and Amara Rozgus
Courtesy: Henderson Engineers
Fire, Life Safety May 13, 2020

Changing airport firefighting foam suppression systems

If aqueous film-forming foam is not good for the environment or our health, why is it still in use?

By Steve Dryden
Electrical, Power April 29, 2020

Your questions answered: Power for emergency fire/life safety systems

Questions not answered during the live webcast are answered here; learn more about emergency, standby and backup power for fire and life safety systems

By Richard A. Vedvik, PE, and Rick Reyburn, PE
Fire, Life Safety April 28, 2020

Data centers achieve a new level of high-tech: Fire and life safety

Designing solutions for data center clients — whether hyperscale or colocation facilities — requires advanced engineering knowledge

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Arup
Fire, Life Safety April 16, 2020

Interpreting revisions to NFPA 13-2019

Know how to navigate the restructured NFPA 13 sprinkler standard and understand technical changes

By Kelly Finzel
Courtesy: Michael Robinson Photography/Henderson Engineers
Fire, Life Safety March 31, 2020

How to design K-12 schools: Fire, life safety systems

With increasingly complex systems and technology coming into play, work on modern K-12 projects is anything but elementary

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Hospitals March 27, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: March 20-26, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Coronavirus' effects on the A/E industry, how hospitals can fight the coronavirus, mass notification systems and expert coronavirus advice for engineers.

By Chris Vavra