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How to balance passive and active fire protection systems in building design

Both passive and active fire protection features should be included in the design to ensure... » more

How to design medical buildings: Fire and life safety

Hospitals and health care buildings have become very sophisticated. Coordination among all parties,... » more

NFPA 20: Changes to the fire pump standard

Regardless of whether the 2016 edition of NFPA 20 will be applicable to the next nonresidential... » more

Your questions answered: Fire and life safety: Specifying fire detection and notification systems

The Oct. 26, 2017, “Fire and life safety: Specifying fire detection and notification systems”... » more

Addressable control panel for fire suppression systems

Johnson Controls' AUTOPULSE Z-20 addressable control panel features templates designed to simplify...

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Addressable control panel for fire suppression systems

Johnson Controls' AUTOPULSE Z-20 addressable control panel features templates designed to simplify clean-agent fire suppression application programming and a USB port to upload programs or download critical information such as...

Air venting valves

Manual and automatic air venting valves from AGF Manufacturing Inc. are designed to work alone or in tandem to eliminate as much air as possible from a wet fire sprinkler system to help reduce corrosion.

2017 Product of the Year winners

Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers have cast their votes for the 2017 Product of the Year; read about the winners. » more

Nitrogen generators

Potter’s IntelliGen Series of Nitrogen Generators are designed to generate on-site, 98%+ purity nitrogen for use in fire protection sprinkler systems. When used as a supervisory gas in fire sprinkler systems, nitrogen slows...

Explosion-proof smoke detectors

The Det-Tronics SmokeWatch is applicable to industrial HVAC duct-monitoring. » more

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Fire, life safety in office buildings

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

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Video: GSA Project Nets $48 Million Savings

A review of how an energy performance contract...

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Provides solutions for engineers and building professionals involved in fire protection engineering and life safety issues.

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