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  1. Controlling the Openings: Is This the Future of Ventilation?

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    Underwriters Laboratories. 2. ---------- "Impact of Ventilation on Fire Behavior in Legacy and Contemporary Residential Construction ." Underwriters Laboratories. 3. ----------"Analysis of Changing Residential Fire Dynamics and

  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 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

  4. Building Construction for Firefighters: FDIC 2014 Preview: Modular Construction

    Online Articles

    Mon, 24 Mar 2014

    at FDIC 2014 . 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

  5. 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

  6. Breaking Down Building Intelligence

    Online Articles

    Wed, 9 Jul 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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 coalitions