Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Life Safety articles below.
To help building industry stakeholders navigate all phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Fire Protection Association has responded with a variety of resources.
This new offering is enabled by the company's Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System sensors to instantly send alerts to a central station monitoring service.
Provisions added to the current edition of NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code® address wall penetrations for the installation of facility security devices in exit enclosures.
The new UL 268 7th edition standard requires smoke sensors, detectors, and smoke alarms to pass three new tests.
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Environmental monitoring can detect emergencies and allow buildings to communicate with their operators, preventing minor issues from becoming disasters.
The Ceco Door and Curries brands expand their fire resistive offerings that keep flames, radiant heat, and hot gases from spreading.
The efficiencies made possible with a digital LED infrastructure help to deliver a more productive and safer manufacturing environment.
Businesses across America are installing automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to aid those suffering from sudden cardiac arrest. Whether mandated by law or enacted by individual choice, installation of AEDs help save lives.
For fire water autonomy, all components of the fire water source and ancillary systems must be capable of withstanding disaster and remain fully operable
A new survey from ARC reveals insight into the evaluation and acquisition of technology that facilities teams use to meet operating objectives.
Holiday decorating in retail facilities can require a significant amount of energy and maintenance to provide an appealing, safe environment.
The City of Reno, NV recently tested drone delivery of AED equipment as part of its participation in FAA Drone Integration Pilot Program.
Through an application process going on now, college and healthcare campuses may be chosen by the company to receive new or enhanced mass notification systems.
Following a fire in San Marcos, TX in July, five national organizations have joined forces to educate stakeholders on the benefits of installing fire sprinklers in dorms and off-campus housing.
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.
Addressable and able to detect the presence of smoke earlier than traditional equipment, the VESDA-E VEA system fits many facilities' needs.
Including this process early on will help protect against delays and unexpected costs during the construction phase.
The redevelopment of Terminal B, part of multi-year airport-wide improvements, will include Siemens building management and fire safety systems.
In response to the rising toll of active shooter and hostile events, NFPA is fast-tracking a new standard for unified response.
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