Sports arenas, historical buildings, theaters and other specialty buildings require unique engineering design, especially in facilities with a lot of people
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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
Fire and life safety professionals need to leverage notification assets to get the emergency message out to the affected group as soon as possible
Consulting engineers are working on government, state, municipal, federal, correctional and military buildings
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.
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While some of these systems have been available for some time, they are not yet readily accepted by fire and life safety experts
What are the trickiest aspects of retail, restaurant and mixed-use projects and what trends lie ahead? Read on for solid advice from experienced professionals.