Posts Tagged ‘Warehousing’

NFPA 13 2013 Edition – ESFR Code Changes

November 2nd, 2013 Comments off

NFPA13_2013The 2013 Edition of NFPA 13 will be adopted by many states and jurisdictions in January 2014. In this article we will be focusing on major changes for this latest edition of NFPA 13 and specifically in the application and use of ESFR (Early Suppression, Fast Response) sprinkler systems. Read more…

Sprinkler Protection Simplified

January 14th, 2013 Comments off

SprinklerProtectionHow much do you know about fire sprinkler systems? If you are a business or a building owner, an architect, or a member of the construction industry, you may be interested in some of these commonly asked questions on sprinkler protection. Explore with us sprinkler terminology, application and use of various types of sprinkler heads, issues arising from change in occupancy or change in use, solutions to common problems, and some simple ‘rules of thumb’ Read more…

Warehousing & High Piled Storage – Meeting the Fire Codes

August 24th, 2011 Comments off

Klausbruckner & Associates is announcing the seminar “Warehousing & High Piled Storage – Meeting the Fire Codes” for September 15th. This seminar provides an overview of the fire hazards associated with warehousing and high-piled combustible storage and reviews the associated fire code requirements for successful fire protection. Read more…

Do HVLS Fans Risk Fire Safety?

February 2nd, 2011 Comments off

High-volume, low-speed (HVLS) fans require little energy to ventilate large commercial and industrial buildings, and their use can result in considerable cost savings to business owners. But do they compromise fire safety? What are the codes requiring? Read more…