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  • Smoke Protection at the University of Michigan
    FRIDAY, SEP 10, 2021
    Faced with several unique design challenges, the architects and designers of the University of Michigan Biosciences Building and the new wing of the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning…
  • Smoke Barriers vs. Smoke Partitions: What's the Difference?
    WEDNESDAY, AUG 04, 2021
    When designing a new building or retrofitting an older building to meet current codes, it’s important to understand that though smoke barriers and smoke partitions sound similar, they are unique…
  • 5 Examples of Automatic Fire and Smoke Curtains
    MONDAY, JUL 12, 2021
    Smoke and fire curtains are a useful and sometimes critical tool at helping to contain smoke and fire in a building. Automatic curtains can be deployed quickly to help block…
  • Tips From Fire Protection Experts: How To Create Safe Evacuation Plans
    FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2021
    A well-executed evacuation plan starts with a well-planned design. Safety precautions cannot be an afterthought. So, implementing safe evacuation plans and protection early in the design process can not only…
  • What Are the Differences Between Fire Shutters vs. Fire Curtains?
    TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2021
    Source There are many ways that you can add smoke and fire mitigation systems to a building. These systems are often required by law, as they’re important to help protect…