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Engineering flexible office buildings

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

Engineering hospital systems to work effortlessly

While quite a bit of engineering goes into each mechanical, electrical, plumbing, or fire and life... » more

Understanding NFPA 101 for mission critical facilities

NFPA 101: Life Safety Code 2015 is a reference used for strategies to protect people based on... » more

Storage battery requirements

The International Fire Code (IFC) and NFPA 1: Fire Code need to be considered when specifying... » more

Battling the complexity of designing government facilities: Electrical/lighting/power and fire/life safety

The government can be a tough customer, and the projects that state, municipal, federal, and... » more

NFPA 110: Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems

Consulting engineers who specify emergency power equipment understand that installations for... » more

Your questions answered: Circuit protection in health care facilities

Designing electrical systems for health care facilities—especially hospitals—is more demanding than... » more

Case Studies

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Products

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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.

Fire protection detection tubing

Firetrace International has just been granted the LPCB (Loss Prevention Certification Board) approval for both its 3M Novec 1230 and FM-200 direct low pressure (DLP) systems.  » more

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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