Fire, Life Safety - Codes and Standards

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

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...

The basics of arc flash mitigation

Electrical engineers must understand the codes, standards, and design requirements when engineering... » more

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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 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: 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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