Fire, Life Safety - Codes and Standards

Operating on medical and hospital projects: fire/life safety and HVAC

Engineers tasked with working on hospital and medical campuses find themselves tackling unique... » more

Operating on medical and hospital projects: codes and standards

Engineers tasked with working on hospital and medical campuses find themselves tackling unique... » more

Specifying drop-out ceilings beneath fire sprinklers

Fire protection engineers can specify ceilings beneath fire sprinklers, as identified in NFPA 13.  » more

Safety, code issues of drop-out ceilings

Drop-out ceilings should have an evaluation report, and designers should discuss their use with the... » more

Exploring the high demands for higher education facilities: codes and standards

The design process for higher education facilities has its own set of challenges and requirements.... » more

Your questions answered: Fire/life safety: Notification systems

NFPA 72 defines how fire notification systems should be designed and installed. Here is additional... » more

Exploring the high demands for higher education facilities

The design process for higher education facilities has its own set of challenges and requirements.... » more

Case Studies

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Products

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Coupling braided hose

Victaulic's Series AH2-Captured Coupling Braided Hose allows for an easier bend, simpler installation, and better shape retention.  » more

Pendent sprinklers for warehouse and storage applications

Model ESFR-25 is an early suppression fast response (ESFR) pendent sprinkler with a K-factor of 25.2 for warehouse and other storage applications. » more

2016 Product of the Year winners

Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers have cast their votes for the 2016 Product of the Year; read about the winners.

Colored explosion-proof signal light with an audible horn

EPL-TL-1X10W-C-PA LED signal light is a Class 1 Division 1 and Class 2 Division 1 LED signal light equipped with an audible horn and approved for use in hazardous environments. » more

Clean agent total flooding system

E4 engineered clean agent total flooding system is FM aproved and offers 500 psi 3M Novec 1230 systems. » more

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Fire & Life Safety Research

What do engineers in the South Atlantic earn?

The Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Salary Survey indicated that ... » 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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