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EH&E, Brigham And Women’s Hospital Win IFMA Excellence Award

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The award honors a new approach—commissioned by BWH and designed by EH&E—that “sets a new benchmark” and establishes a “model of best practices” for the improvement of fire and life safety compliance during and after construction of healthcare facilities.

New Public Service Video’s Proper Firestop Methods Aim To Increase Fire Safety In Buildings

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The video depicts a full-scale room fire at UL’s Northbrook, IL, test facility and compares non-compliant firestop systems performance to compliant firestop penetration and joint systems in accordance with ASTM E814 (UL-1479) and ASTM E1966 (UL-2079), respectively.