• Fire Suppression Systems for Historic Buildings
    TUESDAY, MAR 10, 2020
    Historic buildings often have specific fire suppression needs. Because the buildings were constructed before current fire laws were in place, they often have challenges that are more difficult to overcome...
  • History of Smoke Guard: Our Roots in Smoke and Fire Safety
    FRIDAY, FEB 07, 2020
    For the last several decades, Smoke Guard has helped architects and building owners create functional, stylish designs for commercial buildings all across the United States. Smoke Guard believes that smoke...
  • Does Your Commercial High-Rise Need Extra Fire Protection?
    THURSDAY, DEC 19, 2019
    The best kind of high-rise building is one that incorporates high-performing design. It’s a building that protects the people inside and adapts to their needs so that the entire space...
  • Integrating Smoke Control During Design Phase of High-Rise Buildings
    TUESDAY, OCT 22, 2019
    Source 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...
  • Using Zoned Smoke Control in High-Rise Buildings
    TUESDAY, OCT 22, 2019
    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...