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UL 10D: The New Standard for Fire Protection

At the beginning of 2014, UL 10D became a new standard for testing fire curtain assemblies. These updated requirements cover the evaluation of protective fire curtain assemblies that provide supplemental, passive fire protection. READ MORE »

Smoke Control in High-Rise Buildings: Part 3

Smoke control by definition only seeks to compartmentalize the smoke and limit its spread to other parts of the building. In skyscrapers, this is especially important as there are many occupants that have to evacuate. READ MORE »

Smoke Control in High-Rise Buildings: Part 2

As mentioned in the first part of this series, high-rise buildings provide a variety of complications when it comes to controlling smoke and fire in the event of an emergency. Due to large square footage a combination of systems are often used to create an effective form of smoke control and management. READ MORE »

Smoke Control in High-Rise Buildings: Part 1

Very tall buildings have several unique characteristics that increase the severity of potential fire events including higher occupancy, longer evacuation times, access issues for responders and potential water pressure/availability issues. Because of these potential obstacles, integrating adequate smoke control systems during the design process is essential. READ MORE »

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