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Integrated Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems — What is it...

This subject should not be new to the electrical designers, contractors and regulators, as the requirement to commission integrated fire protection and life safety...

Protection of electrical equipment and electrical conductors against exposure to fire...

This subject was raised by me previously in a number of articles during the past ten years, but I am receiving quite a few...

Essential Electrical Systems and Life Safety Systems. Is there a difference...

The subject of essential electrical systems versus life safety systems is not consistently understood by the users of the Canadian Electrical Code (CE Code,...

Where are Smoke Alarms in the NEC?

Every so often, I receive a phone call inquiring where to find the requirements for smoke alarms for single-family dwellings in the National Electric...

Protection of Electrical Conductors Against Exposure to Fire: What, Why and...

The subject of fire protection of electrical conductors appears to create some confusion in the industry, and this article attempts to clarify provisions of...

Required Technology to Prevent Electrical Fire Ignitions

Electrical faults are responsible for a substantial number of residential structure fires that result in almost $1B in personal losses, thousands of injuries and...

10 Ways to Protect Your Family from Fires

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA): In 2009 there were 1,348,500 fires reported in the U.S., resulting in over 3,000 deaths, in 17,050...

Electrical Installations After the Fire

Australia is a country that has a variety of terrains from the tropical regions of the north to the mountains in the south. In...

Survivability under Fire

On December 27, 2006, a three-alarm fire occurred in a 16-story fully sprinklered residential building known as Plumley Village. The fire attacked the building...

The Fire Never Started – Thank an Inspector

The general theme for this month’s IAEI News is safety; and when most electrical people talk safety, they think of personnel safety and safety...
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