• Use Smoke & Fire Curtains to Achieve Fire Code-Compliance in Multi-Story Atriums
    TUESDAY, JUN 18, 2019
    Source A multi-level atrium can be a beautiful and welcoming architectural feature to any building, creating a sense of openness and bringing in natural light. With an ever-increasing focus on...
  • Designing for Maximum Floor Space in Commercial Buildings
    THURSDAY, JUN 13, 2019
    By 2050, the U.S. Energy Information Administration estimates that we will need 126.1 billion square feet of commercial building floor space, which represents a 39% increase from the available floor...
  • How High Design & Building Codes Can Co-Exist
    MONDAY, JUN 10, 2019
    Architects are going to great lengths to create unique spaces that are innovative, visually stunning and functional. But it takes more than just an art-inspired building or an aesthetically pleasing...
  • The Importance of a Fire Safety Plan in High Occupancy Buildings
    WEDNESDAY, JUN 05, 2019
    Every residential and commercial building needs a fire safety plan to keep occupants safe in the event of an emergency. For high-occupancy buildings, the need for a fire safety plan...
  • Is Smoke Damage Worse Than Fire Damage?
    THURSDAY, APR 04, 2019
    There is a lot of emphasis placed on fire prevention and fire containment in commercial buildings. With an estimated 3,340 office building related fires each year, it makes sense for...