Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. fire protection articles below.
The SmokeShield Elevator acts as a barrier to prevent smoke and hot gases from entering the elevator hoistway.
Model TNL280 is a cULus Corrosion Resistant nonautomatic (open) pendent spray nozzle / sprinkler suitable for use in fixed fire protection systems but designed primarily for use in tunnel fire protection.
AGF Manufacturing announced that a patent for their Purge and Vent valve was granted, which covers their PURGENVENT sprinkler air vent product line designed to reduce corrosion in wet pipe fire sprinkler systems by releasing trapped air.
Surface Shields introduced Cover Shield heavy-duty fire-resistant floor protector and Seam Tape FR fire-retardant polyethylene seam tape.
New Fusion™ 285 wall system is designed for performance and safety, and is first system to meet new NFPA 2019 regulations.
TYCO LFP Antifreeze for wet pipe fire sprinkler systems is UL Certified and complies with NFPA 13, 13R, and 13D.
Deflector Series surge protectors feature an audible alarm, flashing LED indicator, and remote notification.
Honeywell's VESDA advanced smoke detection technology can now integrate with some of the most widely used fire panels in commercial buildings without the need for additional hardware or wiring.
RAEL Automatic Sprinkler Company and integrator Automated Decision have deployed HID Trusted Tag Services at one of Manhattan’s most iconic skyscrapers.
Johnson Controls recently received UL Verification for its ANSUL Acoustic Nozzle, making it the first fire protection product to earn a marketing claim verification for performance.
Video fire detection employs surveillance cameras and software analytics to detect smoke and flames.
For warehouse facility managers operating automatic storage and retrieval systems (ASRS), related guidelines on fire safety are available from insurer FM Global.
View this free video webinar and learn how electronic sprinklers can impact your cost of retrofitting an existing warehouse to make it compliant to fire protection code requirements.
This integrated system from Georgia-Pacific Gypsum has passed testing as a substrate in exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) with drainage.
Ruskin 1½ hour rated fire and combination fire/smoke dampers for use with the UL I503 design specification.
The DIMES system for inert gas ensures fixed installation fire system readiness.
The three models from Oval Fire are ADA compliant, and do not protrude more than 4"four from a surface when properly mounted.
Every year facility owners may spend thousands of dollars from their operating budgets replacing auxiliary drains in dry sprinkler systems that collect water, freeze, and break.
Facility managers use CORRinSITE from AGF to monitor corrosion problems in fire protection systems.
Inadequate building design contributed to the deaths of 92 children and three nuns at Our Lady of Angels.
Using an online form, facility managers provide information about their fire system project needs, and the System Sensor team then designs and delivers system plans for review.