Fire, Life Safety - Suppression Systems

Using NFPA 3 and NFPA 4 to ensure fire-safe structures

Using NFPA 3 and NFPA 4 to ensure fire-safe structures

NFPA 3 and NFPA 4 address commissioning and integration of fire protection and life safety systems.... » more

Designing efficient K-12 schools: Fire/life safety

Designing efficient K-12 schools: Fire/life safety

In a digital age, children across the U.S. are more technologically advanced than ever—and they... » more

Adopting NFPA 101 in health care buildings

Adopting NFPA 101 in health care buildings

Explore the top 10 things to know about the 2012 edition of NFPA 101 for hospitals and health care... » more

Nitrogen generator series for fire protection sprinkler system

Nitrogen generator series for fire protection sprinkler system

Potter’s IntelliGen series of nitrogen generators are designed to generate on-site, 98%+ purity...

Designing passive and active fire protection systems

Designing passive and active fire protection systems

Fire protection engineers should consider the building's construction, fire suppression systems,... » more

How to properly integrate fire alarm systems and HVAC systems

How to properly integrate fire alarm systems and HVAC systems

Organizing the coordination with the engineering team is key to a successful system integration... » more

Proposed changes to NFPA 20-2019

Proposed changes to NFPA 20-2019

The potential changes to the 2019 edition of NFPA 20 could have a great impact on fire protection... » more

Designing gravity feed fire protection systems

Designing gravity feed fire protection systems

Gravity-fed standpipe and sprinkler systems are viable alternatives to traditional pumped,... » more

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

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

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

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

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