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How High Design & Building Codes Can Co-Exist

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  • Top 5 Reasons Commercial Buildings Fail Fire Safety Inspections & What to Do About It
    TUESDAY, MAR 17, 2020
    Modern building codes can be traced back to around 1897 when the first published codes dealing with electrical systems in homes and buildings were introduced. Since then, building codes have…
  • Fire Suppression Systems for Historic Buildings
    TUESDAY, MAR 10, 2020
    Historic buildings often have specific fire suppression needs. Because the buildings were constructed before current fire laws were in place, they often have challenges that are more difficult to overcome…
  • History of Smoke Guard: Our Roots in Smoke and Fire Safety
    FRIDAY, FEB 07, 2020
    For the last several decades, Smoke Guard has helped architects and building owners create functional, stylish designs for commercial buildings all across the United States. Smoke Guard believes that smoke…
  • Does Your Commercial High-Rise Need Extra Fire Protection?
    THURSDAY, DEC 19, 2019
    The best kind of high-rise building is one that incorporates high-performing design. It’s a building that protects the people inside and adapts to their needs so that the entire space…
  • Using Smoke Curtains in High-Rise Buildings
    TUESDAY, DEC 10, 2019
    According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), high-rise buildings are more likely to have sprinklers and fire alarm equipment than other buildings. But even these fire and smoke safety…