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  • Fire Compartmentation for Commercial Buildings
    THURSDAY, FEB 14, 2019
    A vital element of fire safety in commercial buildings of all types, whether a warehouse or an office complex, is fire compartmentation. Fire compartmentation is the practice of dividing large…
  • How to Avoid the Top 5 Causes of Commercial Building Fires
    WEDNESDAY, FEB 06, 2019
    Commercial building fires put all types of businesses at risk, from manufacturing plants to offices. Statistics gathered by the U.S. Fire Administration estimates that 96,800 non-residential fires occurred over nine…
  • Is It a False Alarm Or a Fatal One?
    MONDAY, JAN 28, 2019
    Did you know that over 36% of survivors of a high-rise residential fire in Ontario, Canada, which killed 6 people, said they didn't leave the building right away because they…
  • Strategies for Fire Protection: Safer College Campuses
    THURSDAY, JAN 03, 2019
    College campuses and dormitories are some of the most high-traffic and high-risk spaces that architects design. Many buildings on campus are accessible (and busy) around the clock, and college students…
  • Overcoming Egress Challenges in Your Building Design
    WEDNESDAY, JAN 02, 2019
    When you design a building you want it to be beautiful - but you also want it to be safe. Trends in building design make it necessary for architects to…