Manual pull stations may be the most iconic piece of a fire alarm system, yet they're less common in new installations today. When do we include them? If they're used, where are they located, and what rules govern their exact height and position? We look at all of this and more in this interactive series.
In this series, we talk about locations and positioning for fire alarm control equipment. What spaces does the control equipment usually occupy? How much space is needed? What are the mounting heights under NFPA 72 and in more-restrictive specifications? We'll cover that and more in this 8-part series.
In this series, we introduce hydraulic calculations for the fire suppression industry. What is a hydraulic calculation? How do they work? Why do we use them? What kinds of calculations are there? What are the steps? We cover this and more in this series.
In this series we introduce smoke control systems. What types of systems exist? Where do we use them? When are they required? What methods to we use to manage smoke? We introduce all of these concepts in this 6-part, 1-hour series.
How do we determine Allowable Building Height? Allowable Area? What is Construction Type? How are these decisions made, and what do they affect? We cover this and more in our 13-part 2-hour series.
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