Posts Tagged ‘Protection’

NFPA Seminar On Global Research Of High Challenge Warehouse Storage

January 20th, 2012 Comments off

NFPA and the Fire Protection Research Foundation will present the latest global research on high challenge warehouse storage. The one-day seminar, titled “Global Research Update: High Challenge Storage Protection,” will be held on June 27, 2012 at the Marriott Rive Gauche, in Paris, France, in cooperation with the European Fire Sprinkler Network conference. Read more…

Solar Power and Its Impact on Fire Protection

May 21st, 2010 Comments off

The National Association of State Fire Marshalls has formed an initiative to bridge the safety gap between conventional fire prevention practices, building codes, and fire suppression techniques including the use of renewable energy sources, such as solar power. They have released a report titled Fire Fighter Safety and Emergency Response for Solar Power Systems and which is available from their website. Read more…

K-25 ESFR Sprinkler Fire Extinguishment

April 9th, 2008 Comments off

Video courtesy of Tyco: K-25 ESFR sprinklers showing fire extinguishment of a 15 m (45 ft) tall high-piled storage.

Fire Protection in Australia (Conference Notes)

November 24th, 2007 Comments off

Fire Protection Conference Perth Western Australia

Klausbruckner & Associates attended the annual FPAA Fire Australia 2007 conference in Perth, WA. The theme of this year’s conference was “Fire Protection and the Environment – Planning a Sustainable Future,” which covered green sustainable building materials and methods, and their relevance to the fire protection industry.

The presentations reflected the interests of the audience, ranging from the benefits of controlled burns and urban wildland interface fires to alternative and innovative methods of modernizing existing high-rise buildings without the need for a full building demolition. Read more…