Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety

Fire, Life Safety November 18, 2019

Ask an expert: Hospitals, health care facilities: Fire and life safety

Health care facility designers are expected to keep pace with increasingly complex, advanced engineered systems and features

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Power November 15, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: November 8-14

Read the best articles from the past week. Transformers in nonresidential buildings, power for mission critical facilities, 2019 Product of the Year, notification and communication system questions answered and managing building cyberrisk.

By McKenzie Burns
Fire, Life Safety November 5, 2019

Your questions answered: Fire and life safety: Notification and communications systems

Questions not answered during the live “Fire and life safety: Notification and communications systems” webcast Oct. 30, 2019, are answered by the presenters

By William Koffel, PE, FSFPE, Koffel Associates, and Raymond A. Grill, PE, FSFPE, Arup
Fire, Life Safety October 31, 2019

2019 Fire & Life Safety Study

Fire, life safety in hospitals, health care facilities

By Amanda Pelliccione
Fire, Life Safety October 24, 2019

Learning how to engineer colleges, universities better: Fire and life safety

Read about emerging trends in college and university buildings, and learn about the emerging trends impacting their design

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Shown are three panels used for a fire, gas detection and releasing panel. The three networked panels are for a large application. Image courtesy: Honeywell Industrial Fire
Safety October 10, 2019

Industrial fire systems: Defining the key players

A team is made up of skilled individuals.

By Edward Doherty
Sponsored Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety October 1, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions about NFPA 20

NFPA 20 is considered the most stringent of all the leading codes with its many redundancies and safety measures — designed to account for all conceivable scenarios in order to ensure maximum protection.

By Bell & Gossett
Specialty Buildings September 30, 2019

Case study: Meeting modern requirements for historic buildings

An office high-rise required a fire and life safety system renovation

By Peter W. McDonnell, PE, LEED BD+C, McClure Engineering, St. Louis
Codes and Standards September 27, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: September 20-26

Read the best articles from the past week. Interpreting ASHRAE 62.1, retaining engineering talent, 2019 Product of the Year winners, unified mass notification ecosystems, HVAC in hospitals and health care facilities questions answered.

By McKenzie Burns
Fire, Life Safety September 26, 2019

Enhancing efficiency in industrial and manufacturing facilities: Fire and life safety

From high-tech automation to energy-saving lighting and HVAC systems, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to warehouses and factories

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer