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Mitigating arc flash hazards

Designers must account for several special constraints when mitigating arc flash hazards.  » more

The art of designing sports, entertainment, and specialty structures: Fire and life safety

Entertainment venues are big businesses—and big on complexity, with a host of complex systems and... » more

Webcast: Fire and life safety: Specifying fire detection and notification systems

Fire detection and notification systems are specified for the safety of the building’s occupants in...

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Dewberry: High Point Regional Health Facilities building expansion

Electrical, power; energy, sustainability; fire, life safety; HVAC, mechanical; lighting; plumbing,... » more

The Senate Chamber was well preserved at the project's completion. The preservation and repair of the historical fabric was only possible by finding new locations and pathways for the MEP systems. The systems were carefully coordinated in areas that protected the historical fabric while adding means for accessibility for long term maintenance. Courtesy: HGA Architects and Engineers

HGA Architects and Engineers: Minnesota State Capitol

Automation, controls; electrical, power; energy, sustainability; fire, life safety; HVAC,... » more

The new Jerome L. Greene Science Center is intended to not only be a university-wide facility, but also be a welcoming presence that connects with its surrounding urban neighborhood. Considerable care was given as to how the building would interact with and activate the street level, with a sidewalk level that will become an open area for communal, cultural,and commercial exchange. Courtesy: Columbia University; Frank Oudeman, photographer

Jaros, Baum & Bolles: Jerome L. Green Science Center at Columbia University Manhattanville

Automation, controls; electrical, power; energy, sustainability; fire, life safety; HVAC,... » more

Assessing wireless fire alarm systems

Fire protection engineers should assess the costs, benefits, history, technology, and... » more

Courtesy: Dewberry; Dave Huh, photographer The Senate Chamber was well preserved at the project's completion. The preservation and repair of the historical fabric was only possible by finding new locations and pathways for the MEP systems. The systems were carefully coordinated in areas that protected the historical fabric while adding means for accessibility for long term maintenance. Courtesy: HGA Architects and Engineers The new Jerome L. Greene Science Center is intended to not only be a university-wide facility, but also be a welcoming presence that connects with its surrounding urban neighborhood. Considerable care was given as to how the building would interact with and activate the street level, with a sidewalk level that will become an open area for communal, cultural,and commercial exchange. Courtesy: Columbia University; Frank Oudeman, photographer

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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

Fire pump models

Armstrong added two horizontal split case (HSC) models with tilted parting design to its fireset pump line. » more

Aspirating smoke detector

Honeywell's Xtralis VESDA-E VEP smoke detector offers improved detection performance and touch screen display. » 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: Tracking Standards Developments and Best...

A review of key updates to ASHRAE 189.1, followed...

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

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