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How High Design & Building Codes Can Co-Exist

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  • Smoke Management in Buildings
    TUESDAY, OCT 17, 2017
    While building fires can be scary, dangerous, and destructive, in multi-story buildings it’s often not the fire that’s responsible for most of the deaths. Smoke infiltrating elevator shafts and stairwells…
  • Atrium Smoke Control 101
    MONDAY, OCT 16, 2017
    Atriums have been a common design in architecture since ancient Rome. While once constructed purely for the function of bringing in natural light and ventilation, atriums are now often pursued…
  • Green Buildings: Adding Value and Cutting Costs
    WEDNESDAY, SEP 13, 2017
    Building construction has a substantial impact on the environment as well as the economy. Last year, buildings in the U.S. represented nearly 40% of total energy use, 14% percent of…
  • 3 Ways to Prepare Your Hospital for a Fire
    WEDNESDAY, SEP 13, 2017
    A fire is one of the most devastating emergencies a healthcare facility can experience and hospitals in particular prove to be a challenging type of public facility to address. Due…
  • Building a Cost-Effective and Energy-Efficient Hotel
    THURSDAY, AUG 17, 2017
    As large facilities that typically hold many occupants at a time, hotels can consume a lot of energy. This translates into a big strain on a hotel’s utility equipment and…