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.
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.
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 will highlight its latest security and fire products at ISC West 2019 booth #12031 from April 10-12 in Las Vegas.
The VicFlex Style AB6 Bracket for cold storage applications is from Victaulic®, a manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems.
BuildingReports' announced its service members have reached the 5 million inspection report milestone, a growth rate of 150% from 2014.
TYCO LFP Antifreeze for wet pipe fire sprinkler systems is UL Certified and complies with NFPA 13, 13R, and 13D.
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.
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.
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 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.
Including this process early on will help protect against delays and unexpected costs during the construction phase.
An online tool from the National Fire Protection Association helps facility management and AHJs assess combustible facade fire risk in high-rise buildings.
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.
AquaMist is designed to safeguard locations with a water mist fire suppression system.
With Fire Prevention Week running October 8-14, this article focuses on prevention measures related to commercial kitchen safety.
The Advanced Axis AX UL 864-listed fire system is now compatible with Keltron Corporation’s life safety event management systems.
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.
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).
ZHD is a low fire hazard and diesel resistant cable identification product.
This line of semi-rigid, stone wool insulation is designed to address the threat of commercial fire.
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.
Code compliance, working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and escape plans are keys to saving lives.
The i4 Series System Sensor combination carbon monoxide (CO)/smoke detectors is being recalled due to carbon monoxide hazard.
Multi-phase improvements at a senior living facility in Ottawa, IL call for a conscious focus on occupant safety.
Consumers with these models should immediately contact Siemens to schedule a free inspection and replacement of the recalled audible base.
Officials explain how code compliance, working smoke, and carbon monoxide alarms are key to saving lives.
As part of a campus-wide risk management initiative, the University of Iowa focuses on fire systems.
Columnist Kevin Folsom helps get to the bottom of basic fire code requirements, if any, for buildings that are vacant.
Inadequate building design contributed to the deaths of 92 children and three nuns at Our Lady of Angels.
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.
A new complex on a community college campus in Menifee, CA was built to last. From the July 2013 issue.
New SFPE Survey finds Americans feel safer at home than in a commercial or public building.
Remote monitoring and automation capabilities ease maintenance. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.
Proper maintenance is required to ensure that this life saving system performs when a fire strikes. With temperatures plummeting, it is critical to protect fire sprinkler system piping from freezing.
Circumstances behind deaths of 100 concertgoers at West Warwick, RI nightclub 10 years ago were strikingly similar to those of the recent Brazilian nightclub blaze, which killed 230 people.
Facility managers can access the latest information about the company's piping systems through this new technology tool.
ICC announces official recognition of the NFPA’s
National Electrical Code® as the electrical code
for use with the ICC family of codes.
The agreement resolves citations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in June 2011 for violations found at the company’s manufacturing facility in Johnstown, OH.
The transducer can fail to detect water pressure accurately in a fire suppression sprinkler system. This could cause the sprinkler system to fail to activate and pump water to the sprinklers in the event of a fire.