Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety

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Fire, Life Safety February 11, 2021

Office buildings focus on air quality, energy efficiency, fire/life safety

Designing office buildings in a post-COVID world is a challenging task with engineering variables, including fire and life safety systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Koffel Associates
Fire, Life Safety February 2, 2021

NFPA 101 and COVID-19

Engineers need to consider the public health and life safety issues of reopening a building after COVID-19

By William E. Koffel, PE, FSFPE, Koffel Associates, Columbia, Md.
Courtesy: Johnston, LLC
Motors, Drives February 1, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, January 2021

Read the best articles in January 2021 including: Choosing between an ECM and VFD, NFPA 70-2020 changes, NEC chances and more.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Yaskawa America Inc.
Electrical January 15, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: January 8-14, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. NFPA 70-2020 changes, BAS integration, VRF system design, electrical grounding and bonding and Product of the Year winners.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Johnston, LLC
Fire, Life Safety January 8, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: January 1-7, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. NFPA 70-2020 changes, BAS integration, VRF system design, electrical grounding and bonding and Product of the Year winners.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: IMEG
Fire, Life Safety January 7, 2021

Most-viewed Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles for 2020

Most-viewed Consulting-Specifying Engineer topics posted in 2020 include egress and NFPA 101, COVID-19 impacts on consulting engineers, building pressurization and more.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: WSP USA
Fire, Life Safety January 5, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, December 2020

Read the best articles in December 2020 including: Product of the Year winners, fire pumps, 2019 NFPA 110 and more.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: James Steinkamp, WSP
Fire, Life Safety December 23, 2020

Designing flexible, safe labs: Fire and life safety

Safety, budget and flexibility are key factors when designing laboratory and research space

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: IMEG Corp.
Fire, Life Safety December 11, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: December 4-10, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Product of the Year winners, 2019 NFPA 110, designing hospitals during COVID, hospital ventilation design and lighting control systems.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: LAN
Fire, Life Safety November 30, 2020

Designing, retrofitting hospitals during COVID: Fire and life safety

While COVID-19 has changed many aspects in a health care facility, some things remain identical, including fire and life safety systems

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer