Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety

Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety March 13, 2014

Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2014 Fire & Life Safety Study: Seven trends that matter to engineers

According to the data in this report, fire protection engineers are specifying systems into several key building types: office buildings, industrial/manufacturing facilities, and government/military buildings. View seven key findings and access the full 2014 Fire and Life Safety Study.

By Amanda McLeman
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety March 7, 2014

Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: March 7

This week Morrissey Goodale reported three deals in the United States and four international deals involving France, Canada, China, Hong Kong, and The Netherlands. Two of the international deals involved companies based in the United States.

By Morrissey Goodale
Fire, Life Safety February 21, 2014

Designing fire systems for flammable, combustible liquids

Specifying fire protection for the storage of flammable and combustible liquids in containers is critical.

By Dominique Dieken, PE, CFS, Starr Technical Risks Agency Inc., Los Angeles
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety February 17, 2014

Your turn: How has counterfeiting affected you?

Share your experience about counterfeit electrical products with other engineers.

By Tom Grace, Eaton
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety February 12, 2014

February 12 Southland Industries update: Hospital Levels 2, 4, 5, and 6 being roughed-in; South Clinic Level 1 drywall installation; Parking garages underway

Hospital Levels 2, 4, 5, and 6 being roughed-in; South Clinic Level 1 drywall installation; Parking garages underway

By Gary Lovewell, LEED AP BD+C
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety February 6, 2014

Low frequency sounders and strobes

System Sensor SpectrAlert Advance Low Frequency Sounders and Sounder Strobes meet new low frequency requirements for certain sleeping spaces.

Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety February 3, 2014

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer stories, Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2014

Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2014, including articles about ASHRAE 90.1-2013, GFCI’s, laboratory ventilation systems, Schneider Electric and Invensys, and NFPA 20.

By Jessica DuBois-Maahs, Jordan Schultz
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety January 27, 2014

Data center design: Fire and life safety

In the information age, data centers are one of the most critical components of a facility. If the data center isn’t reliable, business can’t be done. Fire and life safety issues are tackled here.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety January 22, 2014

Designing laboratory ventilation systems

Proper ventilation in labs is required to promote and maintain safety and protection to life and property.

By J. Patrick Banse, PE, and Chris St. Cyr, Smith Seckman Reid Inc., Houston
Codes & Standards: Fire, Life Safety January 3, 2014

January 3 Southland Industries update: Roughing-in systems continues; drywall installations; West Clinic ceilings started

Roughing-in systems continues; drywall installations; West Clinic ceilings started

By Gary Lovewell, LEED AP BD+C