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For facility management and other stakeholders, National Fire Protection Association releases first comprehensive collection of criteria for the fire protection of energy storage system installations.


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For facility management and other stakeholders, National Fire Protection Association releases first comprehensive collection of criteria for the fire protection of energy storage system installations.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. fire safety articles below.


Energy Storage System Standard NFPA 855 Released

For facility management and other stakeholders, National Fire Protection Association releases first comprehensive collection of criteria for the fire protection of energy storage system installations.

Surface Shields Fire Defense System

Surface Shields introduced Cover Shield heavy-duty fire-resistant floor protector and Seam Tape FR fire-retardant polyethylene seam tape.

Innovation, Safety, And Sustainable Building Design

For commercial buildings, a question endures: Do you build “green” or do you build to achieve desired performance? From a recent industry talk, experts at Owens Corning offer six takeaways to consider.

ROCKWOOL Continuous Insulation BML Certified

ROCKWOOL's COMFORTBOARD continuous insulation product has been officially certified by the California State Fire Marshall’s Building Materials Listing Program (BML).

Combustible Concealed Space Sprinklers Enhanced

Johnson Controls announced advanced listings for its TYCO Model CC3 combustible concealed space sprinklers, the TY2199 4.2K sprinkler and TY3199 5.6K sprinkler.

Did You Miss Our “Best Practices In Fire And Life Safety” Webinar?

View this free video webinar sponsored by NOTIFIER by Honeywell and learn about the fire and life safety products and software to protect your facility, staff and visitors, and keep your campus connected.

Why VESDA? Leveraging Air Sampling Smoke Detection Within Your Fire Alarm System

A VESDA “Aspirating Smoke Detector" alerts a facility’s fire safety system before an emergency unfolds, giving you time to evaluate and eliminate the potential hazard before it becomes a true safety issue.

Johnson Controls Non-Magnetic Sprinkler for MRI

The quick response TYCO RFII-MRI 5.6K concealed pendent sprinkler is offered in both standard and extended coverage models for use inside MRI system rooms.

Honeywell ISC West 2019 Highlights

Honeywell will highlight its latest security and fire products at ISC West 2019 booth #12031 from April 10-12 in Las Vegas.

Victaulic Bracket for Cold Storage Applications

The VicFlex Style AB6 Bracket for cold storage applications is from Victaulic®, a manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems.

Compliance Reporting Milestone

BuildingReports' announced its service members have reached the 5 million inspection report milestone, a growth rate of 150% from 2014.

UL Certified Antifreeze

TYCO LFP Antifreeze for wet pipe fire sprinkler systems is UL Certified and complies with NFPA 13, 13R, and 13D.

Smoke Detection & Fire Panel Integration

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.

HID Trusted Tag Services for IoT

RAEL Automatic Sprinkler Company and integrator Automated Decision have deployed HID Trusted Tag Services at one of Manhattan’s most iconic skyscrapers.

Online Tool Identifies NFPA Codes & Standards

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released CodeFinder, a new interactive online tool that identifies the NFPA codes and standards that are in effect in U.S. municipalities or counties, as well as in regions of Canada, South America, Latin America, and the Middle East.

ANSUL Acoustic Nozzle Receives UL Verification

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.

DMP and OpenEye Video Integration

DMP has integrated with the OpenEye Web Services platform to enable users to receive a video push alert from OpenEye Web Services whenever a DMP XR Series™ control panel event occurs.

Construction Project? Consider A Pre-Code Compliance Check

Including this process early on will help protect against delays and unexpected costs during the construction phase.

EFFECT For Fire Risk And Exterior Facades

An online tool from the National Fire Protection Association helps facility management and AHJs assess combustible facade fire risk in high-rise buildings.

Urban Fire Chiefs Discuss Recent Response Incidents

At the NFPA Urban Fire Forum earlier this Fall, fire chiefs gathered to hear accounts of emergency response to Texas and Florida hurricanes, the Grenfell Tower fire in London, and the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, FL.

Johnson Controls’ AquaMist Fire Protection

AquaMist is designed to safeguard locations with a water mist fire suppression system.

Commercial Kitchen Fires: 4 Tips To Reduce Risk

With Fire Prevention Week running October 8-14, this article focuses on prevention measures related to commercial kitchen safety.

Advanced Fire System Is Life Safety Compatible

The Advanced Axis AX UL 864-listed fire system is now compatible with Keltron Corporation’s life safety event management systems.

Facility Executive | August 2017 Issue

The August 2017 issue features a focus on security, including cyber attacks, video surveillance, and strategic approaches. Plus, indoor air quality, fire safety, restrooms, pest control, energy efficiency, and more.

AGF PURGEnVENT Air Venting Valves

PURGEnVENT air venting valves are designed to remove excess air from sprinkler pipes to meet and/or exceed the venting requirements established in NFPA 13 (2016).

TE’s ZHD for Industrial Cable Identification

ZHD is a low fire hazard and diesel resistant cable identification product.

ROXUL SAFE Insulation Focused On Fire-Stopping

This line of semi-rigid, stone wool insulation is designed to address the threat of commercial fire.

FM Alert: Free Fire and Extinguisher Safety Training Course

A free training course on extinguishing fires in the workplace is being offered by UL Workplace Health & Safety as part of its comprehensive online eLearning library.

Building Safety Month Week One: Don’t Get Burned—Build To Code

Code compliance, working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and escape plans are keys to saving lives.

System Sensor Recalls Combination Carbon Monoxide And Smoke Detectors

The i4 Series System Sensor combination carbon monoxide (CO)/smoke detectors is being recalled due to carbon monoxide hazard.

Senior Living Case Study: Care In Construction

Multi-phase improvements at a senior living facility in Ottawa, IL call for a conscious focus on occupant safety.

Recall Alert: Siemens Recalls Audible Fire Alarm Base

Consumers with these models should immediately contact Siemens to schedule a free inspection and replacement of the recalled audible base.

“Code Officials: Keeping Fire in its Place” Is Theme For Building Safety Month Week 1

Officials explain how code compliance, working smoke, and carbon monoxide alarms are key to saving lives.

FM Issue: Safer And Stronger

As part of a campus-wide risk management initiative, the University of Iowa focuses on fire systems.

Tricks Of The Trade: Fire Extinguisher Codes

Columnist Kevin Folsom helps get to the bottom of basic fire code requirements, if any, for buildings that are vacant.

December 1, 2013 Marks 55th Anniversary Chicago School Fire

Inadequate building design contributed to the deaths of 92 children and three nuns at Our Lady of Angels.

Study Finds Health And Environmental Risk In Building Insulation

Research suggests alternative courses of action, including the possible development of a more accurate test, the use of different flame retardant chemicals, and a range of options for mitigating the impact of the flame retardants currently used.

Higher Education Case Study: Future Proof

A new complex on a community college campus in Menifee, CA was built to last. From the July 2013 issue.

Americans Have Alarming Misconceptions About Fire Safety

New SFPE Survey finds Americans feel safer at home than in a commercial or public building.

FM Issue: Safeguarding Fire Systems

Remote monitoring and automation capabilities ease maintenance. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.

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