Fire, Life Safety - Automation, Controls

Coordinating fire protection designs via BIM

BIM can be a very powerful tool in the design and construction industry. It takes 2-D information... » more

Applying NFPA 101 in mission critical facilities

Mission critical facilities—including health care, industrial facilities, and other buildings—rely... » more

Engineering flexible office buildings

Office buildings need to have the ability to accommodate myriad types of businesses and activities... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, January 30 to February 5: ASHRAE 90.1 success, understanding NFPA 101, read a pump curve, more

Articles about ASHRAE 90.1 success tips, NFPA 101 for mission critical facilities, how to read a... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, January 23-29: NFPA 110-2016, NEC 2017 changes, batteries in mission critical facilities, more

Articles about applying NFPA 110-2016, NEC 2017 changes, batteries in mission critical facilities,... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, October 17-23: VRF systems, 40 Under 40, energy code advancements, more

Articles about VRF systems, 40 under 40, energy code advancements, the 2016 MEP Giants, and... » more

Research note: Latin American fire equipment market offers growing opportunities in automotive, hospitality, and transportation industries.

Many manufacturers are moving their production facilities out of the United States and across the... » more

TLC Engineering for Architecture Inc.: Florida Hospital for Women

Automation, controls; electrical, power; HVAC, mechanical; lighting; energy, sustainability;... » more

Case Studies

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Products

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Fire pump models

Armstrong Fluid Technology has added two horizontal split case (HSC) models with tilted parting design to its fireset pump line. » more

Aspirating smoke detector

Honeywell's Xtralis VESDA-E VEP smoke detector offers improved detection performance and touch screen display. » more

Innovative groove system for piping

Victaulic has launched its FireLock Innovative Groove System (IGS) for 1-in. fire protection piping.

PEX press fittings

Viega PEX Press fittings make consistent, reliable PEX tubing connections.

Clamped explosion-proof enclosure

Eaton's Crouse-Hinds offers a clamped EBMX explosion-proof enclosure.

Webcasts

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Fire & Life Safety Research

Fire, life safety in office buildings

The 2016 Fire and Life Safety Study provides details about fire, life... » more

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Videos

Video: Fly drone with thermographic camera to evaluate...

Glumac's drone pilot recently flew over the Edith... » more

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Poll of the Week

At what level are you involved in specifying Internet of Things (IoT) products and systems?
Very high level, it is part of my regular specifications
High level, though not in every project
High level, though only for certain clients or projects
Low level, it is rarely requested in specifications
Low level, clients know little or nothing about it
What is Internet of Things (IoT)?


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