Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. fire codes articles below.
Facility leaders work to maintain compliance as fire and life safety codes change to reflect new technologies or lessons learned.
Columnist Kevin Folsom helps get to the bottom of basic fire code requirements, if any, for buildings that are vacant.
The Coalition believes that the use of flame retardants in foam insulation is essential to protect occupants and workers from fire-related death and injury, and owners and occupants from property loss.
Oak Flame 2011 featured two mock residence hall rooms that reflect contemporary designs and building codes and, like many rooms, feature elements such as decorations and unapproved curtains that violate existing fire safety rules.