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Emergency lighting: What’s required, and how it’s designed

Emergency lighting: What’s required, and how it’s designed

Emergency lighting is required in all nonresidential buildings. There are numerous versions of... » more

Connectivity creates safer facilities

Connectivity creates safer facilities

NFPA 72 updates focused on audio/visual signaling for mass notification and emergency communication... » more

Evaluating high-rise wood construction

Evaluating high-rise wood construction

Advances in technology have allowed designers to challenge the status quo, think outside the box,... » more

Q&A with Stephen DiGiovanni, chairman of AdHoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings

Q&A with Stephen DiGiovanni, chairman of AdHoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings

Stephen DiGiovanni, PE, chair of the International Code Council (ICC) Ad Hoc Committee for Tall... » more

How to deal with a coincident storm surge and rainfall in a community

How to deal with a coincident storm surge and rainfall in a community

Having boots on the ground or developing a mathematical model to simulate the flood event can help... » more

Safety in construction: Prevention through design

Safety in construction: Prevention through design

Building information modeling (BIM)-assisted prevention through design is the concept of mitigating... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jun. 25 to Jul. 1

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jun. 25 to Jul. 1

Parallel generator design, NFPA 99-2012 requirements, millennials in the workforce,... » more

Large capacity blower coil

Large capacity blower coil

Daikin's PreciseLine is designed to affordably condition air up to 5000 cfm by precisely matching a...

Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012

Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012

Learning the fire and life safety requirements of NFPA 99 as they relate to hospitals and health... » more

2018 Fire and Life Safety Study: Five fire, life safety industry findings

2018 Fire and Life Safety Study: Five fire, life safety industry findings

Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2018 Fire & Life Safety Study identified five... » more

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Fire/life safety

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Fire/life safety

Casinos and resorts are designed for fun and relaxation, but with such projects becoming... » more

Performance-based design achieves fire, life safety

Performance-based design achieves fire, life safety

Specifying a single product or system within a facility using a performance-based specification,... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 14-20

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 14-20

NFPA 92, lighting controls, designing efficient data centers, and the 2018 40 Under 40 winners were... » more

Emergency lighting: What’s required, and how it’s designed Connectivity creates safer facilities Evaluating high-rise wood construction Q&A with Stephen DiGiovanni, chairman of AdHoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings How to deal with a coincident storm surge and rainfall in a community Safety in construction: Prevention through design Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jun. 25 to Jul. 1 Large capacity blower coil Understanding the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012 2018 Fire and Life Safety Study: Five fire, life safety industry findings Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Fire/life safety Performance-based design achieves fire, life safety Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 14-20

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