M200 • Ocean Towers Condominiums • Santa Monica, CA

How High Design & Building Codes Can Co-Exist

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  • Achieving Effective Atrium Smoke Control
    WEDNESDAY, DEC 17, 2014
    Adding an atrium to your building provides considerable appeal both in design and function. However, large, open spaces prove to be quite a challenge when it comes to smoke and…
  • Assessing Passive Smoke Management Systems
    FRIDAY, DEC 12, 2014
    The options are plentiful when it comes to configuring a passive smoke management system. Therefore it is imperative to comprehensively evaluate the entire system to ensure compliance of smoke protection…
  • UL 10D: Testing Details
    TUESDAY, DEC 09, 2014
    UL 10D is the new standard for the testing of fire curtain protection assemblies. While testing is important for all safety measures included in a building, fire and smoke protection…
  • UL 10D: The Benefits
    THURSDAY, NOV 20, 2014
    As you may have heard, in the beginning of 2014, UL 10D became the standard for protective fire curtain testing. While it may not sound like that big of a…
  • Alternatives to Elevator Pressurization
    MONDAY, NOV 17, 2014
    Elevator shaft pressurization is often proposed as an alternative to enclosed elevator lobbies. Fire curtains and doors have a stigma of being ugly, cumbersome and intrusive on design aesthetics. However,…