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Suppression Systems November 21, 2019

NFPA 20: Fire pump design

When designing a fire pump, there are a number of factors to keep in mind, particularly NFPA 20

By Tracey Foster, SET, CFPS, Dewberry, Raleigh, North Carolina
Suppression Systems 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
Suppression Systems 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
Suppression Systems October 31, 2019

2019 Fire & Life Safety Study

Fire, life safety in hospitals, health care facilities

By Amanda Pelliccione
Suppression Systems 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
Suppression Systems 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
Suppression Systems 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
Suppression Systems 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
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