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  1. Fire Codes: Taming the Fire Environment: Building Intelligence for First-Due Fire Companies and Beyond, Part 1

    Online Articles

    Fri, 10 Jan 2014

    Workshop Project, the United States Fire Administration's project on Fire Fighting Tactics in Wood-Frame Residential Construction and the Modern Fire Environment Education Committee. He is a contributor for Fire Engineering Magazine and

  2. Code Council Teams Up with National Association of Home Builders and National Kitchen and Bath Association

    Online Articles

    Sat, 7 Sep 2013

    the building safety and residential construction industries will be on ..... be the largest-ever residential construction expo in the nation in ..... organizations in key segments of residential construction so ideas will flow and

  3. A New and Improved Tactical Decision Making Model, Part 2

    Online Articles

    Wed, 2 Oct 2013

    Association. September 2012. Kerber, S. Impact of Ventilation on Fire Behavior in Legacy and Contemporary Residential Construction . Underwriters Laboratories. December 14, 2010. www.ul.com/global/documents/offerings/industries

  4. New House Fire Hazard: Exploding Attic Stairs

    Online Articles

    Wed, 28 Aug 2013

    smoother operation with less effort and are not as noisy as coil springs. Obviously, you will find them in new residential construction and in replacement pull-down attic stairs, as it was with the main focus of the case history that follows

  5. Firefighter News: FDIC 2013 General Session: Bobby Halton on the Importance of Instructors

    Online Articles

    Thu, 25 Apr 2013

    its "turning points" with the first high-rises, the replacement of mass with geometry in commercial and residential construction , and in the proliferation of polymer-based products that has changed the thermal dynamic nature of the standard

  6. Fire Service Industry News: Code Officials Keep You Safe Where You Live, Work and Play

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    Mon, 13 May 2013

    Standards work hand-in-hand with codes to address natural disasters and public safety. The Standard for Residential Construction in High-Wind Regions specifies wind-resistant construction design for homes that might be impacted by storms

  7. House Fires: New Threats, New Tactics

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Apr 2013

    of Fire Behavior in Legacy and Contemporary Residential Construction , a study by Steve Kerber and the Underwriters Laboratories ..... of Fire Behavior in Legacy and Contemporary Residential Construction . Underwriters Laboratories, December 14

  8. Firefighter Survival: Are You "Four" or Against Strategy? Part 3: The Transitional Strategy

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    Wed, 20 Mar 2013

    research-hazards-and-tactics.html 7. Impact of Ventilation on Fire Behavior in Legacy and Contemporary Residential Construction : Steve Kerber, PE. Underwriters Laboratory's, December 14, 2010. http://www.ul.com/global

  9. Time-Based Firefighter Training: Where Science Meets the Street!

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    Wed, 24 Oct 2012

    According to the findings of the recent report, "Impact of Ventilation on Fire Behavior in Legacy and Contemporary Residential Construction ," we can see that some of our strongly held beliefs may have been making our jobs more difficult instead of

  10. UL introduces online courses

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    Tue, 1 Jan 2013

    Systems" (CEU credit: 0.2). "Impact of Horizontal Ventilation on Fire Behavior in Legacy and Contemporary Residential Construction " (CEU credit: 0.2). "Structural Stability of Engineered Lumber" (CEU credit: 0.2). "Basement