Twin-Fluid Hybrid Fire Suppression Explained

Today, there are a large variety of complex fire suppression systems available on the market. From traditional water-based sprinkler systems, the simplest and most widely used, to CO2, chemical and inert gas systems; each technology has unique advantages and disadvantages…

Effective Fire Protection for Critical Transport Infrastructure

Large scale construction projects present significant challenges, and one aspect which should be considered during the early design and construction stages is adequate protection against fire risk. In subterranean and tunnel applications, selecting the right fire protection solution presents a…

Escaping from Prison Fires

When fire breaks out in a highly-populated building, the first priority is to ensure occupant safety, normally by quick evacuation. But what happens when the purpose of that building is to prevent people from being evacuated? That’s one of the…

Mueller Co.

Since 1857 the Mueller name has been synonymous with high quality and innovative Water, Fire Protection and Gas Distribution Products. Mueller Co. is North America’s largest supplier to these sectors and our products are used throughout the system from source…

Fire Wrap Systems as Alternative to Fire Rated Shaft Construction

Life safety ducts such as those supplying fresh pressurization air to an exit stairwell or those designed to extract smoke from a fire area in a building are just a few amongst the many air distribution system (ADS) duct types…

Fire Engineering Versus Prescribed Fire Protection

When I began practicing as a fire protection engineer, the codes that were used in the US were referred to as performance codes. This was primarily due to the fact that the codes did not specify a particular wall assembly…

3M™ Interam™ Endothermic Mat Gives Architects and Engineers New Opportunities in Design

Easy-to-install solution provides flexible fire protection. Engineers’ firestop designs may not turn heads in a commercial building project, but it can be what saves lives. Now with 3M™ Interam™ Endothermic Mat (E-Mat), they can easily design for a broad range…

Fire Protection Market Worth $66.56 Billion by 2018

A recent report published by Markets and Markets, a global market research and consulting company based in the USA, has forecast that the fire protection systems market will grow from US$34.74 billion in 2013 to US$66.56 billion in 2018, representing…

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