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Kentec’s wireless fire safety system protects residents of a large London residential development

Specification Product Update

K-Mesh, a wireless fire detection system and Taktis, both award-winning products by Kentec Electronics, have been installed in five residential tower blocks in Wapping to provide residents with a sophisticated and highly reliable fire detection and alarm system. It was without doubt the best solution for this development.”

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Natl. Fire Protection Assn. releases new energy storage system fact sheet

BD+C

The National Fire Protection Association ( NFPA ) has released a new energy storage systems (ESS) safety fact sheet.

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SFPE Announces Program and Speakers for Upcoming Engineering Solutions Symposium for Fire Safety and Sustainable Building Design

Civil + Structural Engineer

This packed symposium will explore design concepts, tools, and approaches for fire-safe buildings, and highlight the role of fire safety in sustainable design and education. The event will also present insight into external living walls, battery/energy storage systems, façade systems, photovoltaics, mass timber, and more.

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ACS launches “game changing” Intex range

Construction Enquirer

Structural building components specialist ACS Stainless Steel Fixings (ACS) has launched Intex Fire Protect. It is the first masonry support system combining four critical components in one easy-to-fit design – meaning it is over 40% faster to install.

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Rebuilding from the Wreckage with Nudura ICFs

The Pro Builder

Rebuilding from the Wreckage with Nudura ICFs kcichowicz Fri, 09/29/2023 - 10:57 Case Study Image In December 2021 in Superior, Colorado, the Morris family was forced to flee their home as the Marshall Fires ravaged their community. The strength of the insulated concrete wall systems comes from the steel-reinforced solid concrete core.

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REMEDI8 Highlights Mobile Containment Unit for Dust Control

Civil + Structural Engineer

DUST-10C mitigates dust in debris-heavy environments like construction LENEXA, KS – REMEDI8®, the national leader of fire protection and fire protection and compliance solutions, highlights its DUST-10C for dust containment in a variety of settings. The unit also comes with a pass-through power cord opening.

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National Science Foundation Awards Research Funding to Advance Performance-Based Fire Design for Cold-Formed Steel Structures

Civil + Structural Engineer

WASHINGTON, DC – A research project progressing from the American Iron and Steel Institute’s (AISI) Small Project/Fellowship Program has received significant funding through the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance performance-based fire design for cold-formed steel (CFS) structures. Thomas Gernay, Ph.D., Thomas Gernay, Ph.D.,