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Healthy hospital success: Fire and life safety

With hospital projects, it is imperative that engineers get everything exactly right—after all, the... » more

Your questions answered: Circuit protection in health care facilities

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

Health care facility includes complex smoke-control system

The atrium size and the building code enforced during design required a large amount of outdoor air... » more

Elevating the engineer’s role

Fire and life safety engineers have never been more important as they design today’s schools. The... » more

Integration: HVAC fans and smoke control

Fire, life safety, and HVAC systems must be integrated by the engineer to achieve reliability in... » more

Fire and life safety in data centers

The Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Fire and Life Safety Study indicated that 46% of engineers... » more

Designing, enhancing office buildings: Fire and life safety

Office buildings might seem like relatively simple structures, but engineers with experience in the... » more

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Dual path control panel communicator

Bosch's B465 Universal Dual Path Communicator is designed to enable dialer-based fire or intrusion control panels to use modern IP addresses or cellular communication formats.  » more

Equipment enclosures

Type 4X Outdoor Equipment with corrosion-proof GRP construction that ensures maintenance-free service life in salt-laden environments. » more

Digital video manager

Digital Video Manager (DVM) R600 by Honeywell manages security system with enhanced mobile capabilities and voice command. » more

2015 Product of the Year winners

Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers have cast their votes for the 2015 Product of the Year; read about the winners.

Pneumatic control systems

The FireChek pneumatic control system comes with quick-exhaust and pilot valves to quickly shut down large pneumatic actuators in fire situations.  » more


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Fire & Life Safety Research

Fire and life safety in data centers

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Video: High Performance Lighting: Lamp Source and...

New lighting technologies and lamp sources are... » more

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