Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety

Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety August 13, 2019

Morrison Hershfield project profile: TOR1 Wholesale Data Center Conversion

TOR1 Wholesale Data Center Conversion, Vaughan, ON, Canada

By Morrison Hershfield
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety August 13, 2019

Ross & Baruzzini Inc. project profile: Luddy Hall — School of Informatics, Computing & Engineering

Luddy Hall — School of Informatics, Computing & Engineering, Bloomington, IN

By Ross & Baruzzini Inc.
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety August 13, 2019

SmithGroup project profile: DC Water Headquarters

DC Water Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

By SmithGroup
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety August 13, 2019

SmithGroup project profile: Wayne State University, Mike Ilitch School of Business

Wayne State University, Mike Ilitch School of Business, Detroit, MI

By SmithGroup
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety August 12, 2019

Focus on specialty structures: Fire and life safety

Sports arenas, historical buildings, theaters and other specialty buildings require unique engineering design, especially in facilities with a lot of people

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Table 3: Conditions for fire and explosion hazards. Courtesy: Stonehouse Process Safety Inc.
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety August 12, 2019

NFPA 652 compliance starts with a dust hazard analysis

Combustible dust safety standard requires understanding the codes.

By Vahid Ebadat, Ph.D.
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety August 9, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 2-August 8

Read the best articles from the past week. HVAC and fire suppression piping, Standard 189.1, technologies to watch in fire and life safety, codes and standards in health care facilities and nuanced design strategies for senior living facilities.

By McKenzie Burns
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety August 6, 2019

Modern codes and mass timber buildings

Building codes and construction techniques have evolved since the 850-year old Notre-Dame was built, leading to a recent resurgence of mass timber buildings

By Mariah Seaboldt, PE, AKF Group, Boston
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety August 5, 2019

What is a unified mass notification ecosystem?

Fire and life safety professionals need to leverage notification assets to get the emergency message out to the affected group as soon as possible

By Isaac Chen CCIE, MISSP, and Michael Amorello, WELL AP, WSP, San Francisco
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety August 2, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles July 26-August 1

Read the best articles from the past week. Managing an engineering career, electrical and power design in government facilities, generators as an alternative power supply, HVAC and plumbing in government facilities, and fire alarm notification design best practices.

By McKenzie Burns