The early adoption of mass timber codes allows for the development of wood buildings ranging from nine to 18 stories tall.
Read letters to the editor from our August 2020 issue, along with art from Paul Combs.
In this firefighter training video, Adam Hansen and Anthony Deko review some of the dangers firefighters ought to know about dangers associated with HVAC RTUs.
In this episode of "In Their Own Words," Host Joe Pronesti talks with Jack Murphy about his recent article in June’s Fire Engineering Magazine. They're joined by guest Sean DeCrane, and touch on the "Know Before You Go" concept.
Over the past couple of years, we have experienced failures in battery systems in Europe, Asia, and here in the United States. The fire service can prepare for these incidents and be proactive.
Adam Hansen and Anthony Deko examine a facet of HVAC RTU investigation that could precipitate a serious emergency—a cracked heat exchanger.
Firefighters must prepare for the inevitable: a high-rise fire with inoperable elevators. Mike Posner looks at some fundamental elevator functions and how they could impact your operations.
Sometimes having a fresh set of eyes on the problem can be valuable. Jack Murphy tells of one "building recon" session in New Jersey and the hazards it uncovered.
NIST tests could lead to stronger building codes, improved design tools.
Rick Edinger discusses the state of hazmat standards from the NFPA.