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How High Design & Building Codes Can Co-Exist

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  • Applying Fire Protection Elements Into Aircraft Hangar Designs
    THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018
    Aircraft hangars are some of the most challenging structures to design when it comes to fire safety. They’re large, open structures that house aircraft and large equipment: a combination that…
  • Manufacturing Plants: Smoke Protection and Removal
    FRIDAY, APR 27, 2018
    The combination of expansive space, machinery and potential hazardous or flammable substances makes fire safety a challenge for warehouses and manufacturing plants. Smoke control and removal should be key factors…
  • How Architects Can Design With Confidence: An Overview of Materials Testing
    MONDAY, APR 09, 2018
    When you choose the materials you’ll use in a building design, you need to know that they have what it takes do their job: structural integrity, resilience, energy efficiency, etc.…
  • Effective Fire Protection for Museums and Libraries
    THURSDAY, APR 05, 2018
    Libraries and museums can pose a challenge when it comes to fire protection. These types of buildings are potentially high occupancy buildings, so employee and visitor safety is crucial. Libraries…
  • Cost-Effective Design: Strategies for the Future
    WEDNESDAY, MAR 14, 2018
    When contracting for the design of commercial buildings, clients often stress they want designs that are “cost-effective.” But what are they really asking for? The Whole Building Design Guide (WBDG)…