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  1. FDIC 2014: Session: Modern Buildings : Recipe for Firefighter Deaths and Injuries

    Conference Sessions

    Sun, 6 Apr 2014

    Modern Buildings : Recipe for Firefighter Deaths and Injuries Session #

  2. FDIC 2014: Session: Modern Buildings : Recipe for Firefighter Deaths and Injuries

    Conference Sessions

    Sun, 6 Apr 2014

    examination of current and future trends and methods in modern building construction. Emphasized will be how green construction ..... construction features, inherent occupancy profiles, and modern building construction systems affected by fire dynamics, fire behavior

  1. Emergency Service Myths: A Myth and a Half

    Online Articles

    Mon, 25 May 2009

    materials (wood, cotton, etc) as the primary component of modern buildings and their contents. For example, an old-fashioned cotton ..... water curtains, heat release rate, compartment fires, modern building components and materials, smoke toxicity, firefighter

  2. Making Buildings Safe from Fire

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Jan 2003

    with all of the requirements of the modern building codes—a seemingly impossible feat ..... fire protection systems required in modern buildings . This created issues, since the ..... accommodate many of the characteristics of modern buildings . The original configuration of the

  3. Ventilation Operations on Lightweight Roofs: A Viable Operation?

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Dec 2011

    raise a concern when these operations must be applied to modern building construction that is continuing to offer less time before ..... When these factors are combined, it is no surprise that modern buildings built with this type of lumber used in various lightweight

  4. Ventilation Operations on Lightweight Roofs: A Viable Operation?

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Dec 2011

    raise a concern when these operations must be applied to modern building construction that is continuing to offer less time before ..... When these factors are combined, it is no surprise that modern buildings built with this type of lumber used in various lightweight

  5. HIGH-RISE FIRE DISASTERS: WHEN WILL WE LEARN OUR LESSON?

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Apr 2004

    disaster in New York City, modern building codes, fire safety and prevention ..... antiquated and do not reflect modern building materials, building use, or current firefighting practices. Modern buildings are also outfitted with flammable

  6. Modern Building Materials Are Factors in Atlantic City Fires

    Online Articles

    Sat, 1 May 2010

    35 million. The opening of the Water Club Tower was delayed by six months. THE SECOND FIRE The second fire that brings modern building systems into question happened in July 2006 on a Sunday afternoon on a crowded boardwalk in a building that was just two

  7. Modern Building Materials Are Factors in Atlantic City Fires

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 May 2010

    35 million. The opening of the Water Club Tower was delayed by six months. THE SECOND FIRE The second fire that brings modern building systems into question happened in July 2006 on a Sunday afternoon on a crowded boardwalk in a building that was just two

  8. Building Construction: USFA Announces Web-Based Firefighter Training on Modern Construction

    Online Articles

    Thu, 30 Jan 2014

    developed to aid the fire service in learning more about modern building construction components and technology , and the performance ..... environment for firefighters through knowledge and awareness of modern building components. These components include trusses, glue laminated