Fire, Life Safety - Suppression Systems

Combination fire/smoke dampers

DFD, FD, and FSD series fire and combination fire/smoke dampers are approved for installation in... » more

Designing with NFPA 101-2015

NFPA 101: Life Safety Code dictates a great deal for all building types, including egress, features... » more

Fire/life safety webcast: Detection, notification, and suppression

Both active and passive fire protection systems are specified to ensure the safety and well-being...

Constructing college, university buildings wisely: Fire and life safety

Engineering mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection systems in colleges and... » more

Healthy hospital success: Fire and life safety

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

Fire protection changes in schools

Changes in codes and in society’s expectations for school safety have driven increased fire... » more

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Combination fire/smoke dampers

DFD, FD, and FSD series fire and combination fire/smoke dampers are approved for installation in horizontal, nonconcrete, fire-rated barriers and can be specified for use in UL floor/ceiling design I503.  » more

Receptacle designed to protest against electrical fires

Leviton's OBC AFCI is compliant with NEC requirements and protects against electrical fires resulting from arc faults.  » more

Fire dampers

Greenheck's non-actuated fire dampers are available in large width and height and designed to protect oversized openings in buildings.  » more

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

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Fire & Life Safety Research

Fire and life safety in data centers

The Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Fire and Life Safety Study... » more

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Videos

Video: Exploring ASHRAE 90.4P, Energy Standard for...

This standard applies to new data centers and... » more

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