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  1. Fire Service Industry News: Fire Sprinkler Ordinances is Expanding and Saving Lives

    Online Articles

    Sun, 27 Apr 2014

    grassroots movement has successfully promoted more than 360 local ordinances mandating sprinklers in all new residential construction , including one- and two-family homes, since 1978. Successful, indeed. A recent article backs this statement

  2. FDIC 2014: Session: Tactics and Strategies for the Hidden Hazards of Modular Construction

    Conference Sessions

    Thu, 10 Apr 2014

    Department Description Fires across the country have raised questions relative to certain techniques used in modular residential construction . The explosive speed of the fire in relation to the factory-based construction has raised an alarm among

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Fire Service Industry News: Study Finds Homeowners Prefer Fire Sprinkler-Protected Home

    Online Articles

    Tue, 24 Jun 2014

    do. For example, just half the homeowners recognize the increased fire hazards associated with lightweight residential construction to residents and firefighters, and only about a third understand how open design increases the danger of a

  6. Fire Service Industry News: Fire Equipment Manufacturers' Association Selects Cleveland Division of Fire Battalion Chief for Fire and Life Safety Advocate of the Year

    Online Articles

    Thu, 10 Jul 2014

    Workshop Project and the United States Fire Administration project on Fire Fighting Tactics in Wood-Frame Residential Construction . He is also a contributor for Fire Engineering Magazine and co-hosts its "Taming the Fire Environment

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

    Online Articles

    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

  8. 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

  9. Residential Sprinklers Still Under Fire

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Jan 2011

    would require automatic sprinklers in all new residential construction .” 1 The International Association of Fire Chiefs ..... required residential fire sprinklers in all new residential construction . On December 22, 2006, Upper Merion Township

  10. Fire Prevention: Foundation for Getting Building Knowledge to First-Due Companies

    Online Articles

    Mon, 17 Mar 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