Suppression Systems

Suppression Systems September 17, 2019

Pipe systems and materials: Design considerations

Choosing the right pipe system and design is essential to ensure excellence in mechanical, plumbing, fire protection and beyond

By Saahil Tumber, PE, HBDP, LEED AP, ESD, Chicago
Suppression Systems September 17, 2019

Piping details

Understand the various types of pipe and their applications

By Saahil Tumber, PE, HBDP, LEED AP, ESD, Chicago
Suppression Systems August 16, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 9-August 15

Read the best articles from the past week. MEP Giants revenue increase, MEP Giants mergers and acquisitions, modern codes and mass timber buildings, 2019 MEP Giants and technologies to watch in fire and life safety.

By McKenzie Burns
Suppression Systems August 13, 2019

Dewberry project profile: Marriott Headquarters

Marriott Headquarters, Bethesda, MD

By Dewberry
Suppression Systems 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
Suppression Systems 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
Suppression Systems 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
Suppression Systems 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
Suppression Systems July 25, 2019

Government facility design: Fire and life safety

Consulting engineers are working on government, state, municipal, federal, correctional and military buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Suppression Systems July 25, 2019

Automatic air venting valve

This patent-pending, one-piece isolation valve with strainer and purge with hose thread is designed to allow for the rapid purging of air from the pipes as the system is filled and the venting of excess air once the system is filled.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer