Fire, Life Safety - Codes and Standards

The complexities of industrial, manufacturing, and warehouse facilities: fire/life safety

Warehouses and factories are more than simply bare-bones buildings for companies to keep equipment.... » more

The complexities of industrial, manufacturing, and warehouse facilities: codes and standards

Warehouses and factories are more than simply bare-bones buildings for companies to keep equipment.... » more

Proposed changes to the IBC: 2021 edition

Proposals in the 2021 edition of the International Building Code facilitates sustainable... » more

Mitigating arc flash hazards

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

Proactively addressing population health while improving access to care

The Golisano Center for Community Health at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) is... » more

The art of designing sports, entertainment, and specialty structures: Codes and standards

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

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Products

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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 Research

Fire, life safety in office buildings

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

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Videos

Video: MBCx: The Next Wave of Energy Savings in...

A background look into the evolution of the ComEd...

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Fire & Life Safety Newsletter

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

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