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on January 20,2015

A pilot program that rapidly identified and resolved fire and life safety deficiencies during construction and renovation projects at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is detailed in a new whitepaper from EH&E.

The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to e
on October 16,2014

The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and household products, 50 found in the indoor environment, and 33 in human blood, milk, and tissues.

Photo: SAFTI FIRST
on October 13,2014

SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass and framing systems, recently debuted new products at the GlassBuild Show in Las Vegas and the CSI Construct Show in Baltimore.

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Transparent fire-rated entry evokes openness at Johnson & Wales University. Phot
on December 30,2014 in Feature

As more students enter the school system each year, designing for fire safety in educational facilities has never been more critical. Fire-rated...

For Gelson’s Market in Los Angeles (pictured above), the architect was able to p
on December 11,2014 in Feature

When it comes to designing parking garages, providing vision and transparency might not be the priority due to fire rated code requirements – but...

Effective, fun fire-rated egress stairwell. Photo: TGP
on October 16,2014 in Feature

Among the building elements contributing to the success of the elementary school’s public learning areas is a fire-rated stairwell that supports...