Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety
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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
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
Principal, RAN Fire Protection Engineering, Albany, N.Y. MS Fire Protection Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
If aqueous film-forming foam is not good for the environment or our health, why is it still in use?
Questions not answered during the live webcast are answered here; learn more about emergency, standby and backup power for fire and life safety systems