Emerging Trends Archive

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  • Current - Issue 57 - Clean Agent Design Requirements Continue to Evolve - July 2012
  • Issue 56 - Challenges in Estimating Smoke Detector Response - June 2012 #2
  • Issue 55 - Elevator Messaging Strategies - June 2012
  • Issue 54 - SFPE Guidelines for Substantiating a Fire Model for a Given Application - May 2012
  • Issue 54 - The New Mass Notification Standard: UL 2572 - April 2012
  • Issue 53 - NFPA 3 and NFPA 4 - Separating Commissioning from Integrated Testing - March 2012
  • Issue 52 - Changes to NFPA 101 Relevant to Health Care Occupancies - January 2012
  • Issue 51 - A Briefing on NFPA 92 - Standard for Smoke Control Systems - December 2011
  • Issue 50 - Changes to the 2012 International Building Code - November 2011
  • Issue 49 - Fire Safety for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles - October 2011
  • Issue 48 - Fire safety or the environment - is it necessary to choose? - September 2011
  • Issue 47 - Dust Explosions - A Solvable Problem - August 2011
  • Issue 46 - The Top Ten Changes in the 2011 Edition of NFPA 25 - June 2011
  • Issue 45 - Lithium ion battery safety challenges and UL's efforts to address them - May 2011
  • Issue 44 - NFPA Guide on Methods for Evaluating Fire Hazard to Occupants of Passenger Road Vehicles - March 2011
  • Issue 43 - NFPA-72 2010 - Most Significant Changes - January 2011
  • Issue 42 - Estimating Material Properties for Fire Modeling - December 2010
  • Issue 41 - Salaries Earned by Fire Protection Engineers - November 2010
  • Issue 40 - Does The Construction Of The Pallet Pose A Warehousing Issue? - September 2010
  • Issue 39: Evaluating the Fire Threat from Upholstered Furniture - August 2010
  • Issue 38 - Applications of Elevators for Occupant Egress in Fires - June 2010
  • Issue 37 - Firefighter Safety Research at the University of Maryland - May 2010
  • Issue 36 - Fire Protection and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - March 2010
  • Issue 35 - Fire Protection Engineering in the Middle East - January 2010
  • Issue 34 - Top Ten Changes to NFPA 13 - 2010 Edition - December 2009
  • Issue 33 - Emerging Trends in Fire Pumps - November 2009
  • Defining Exposure at the Wildland Urban Interface - Challenges and Pitfalls - September 2009
  • Application and Benefits of Performance-Based Designed Fire Detection Systems - August 2009, 2nd Edition
  • Issue 30 - Fire Protection Research and Beyond: The Next 25 Years - August 2009
  • Issue 29 - Changes to the 2010 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Systems Code - July 2009
  • Issue 28 - Residential Sprinklers Required in the International Residential Code - June 2009
  • Issue 27 - May 2009
  • Issue 26 - Changes to the International Fire Code - March 2009
  • Issue 25 - Changes to the International Building Code - January 2009
  • Issue 24 - Trends in Exterior Curtain Walls - December 2008
  • Issue 23 - Status of the Use of Elevators in Fires - November 2008
  • NFPA 720 Scope Expands - September 2008
  • Flame and Smoke Video Image Detection (VID) - August 2008
  • Fire Protection at the U.S. Capitol Complex - June 2008
  • Changes to the 2008 Edition of NFPA 25 - May 2008
  • Highlights of New and/or Revised Requirements in the Ninth Edition of UL 864 - March 2008
  • Version 5 of Fire Dynamics Simulator and Smokeview Released - February 2008
  • Issue 16 - Trends in Interior Finish Requirements - December 2007
  • Issue 15 - Required Fire Resistance Ratings for Structural Building Elements - November 2007
  • Issue 14 - Site Access Control is Critical for Emergency Responders - September 2007
  • Issue 13 - Significant Changes to Means of Egress in the 2006 International Building Code - August 2007
  • Issue 12 - Recent Developments in Smoke Management Systems - June 2007
  • Issue 11 - Security Window Film - May 2007
  • Issue 10 - NFPA 72-2007 - Most Significant Changes - March 2007
  • Issue 9 - Changes to the 2007 Edition of NFPA 13 - February 2007
  • Issue 8 - Escape from New York - The Use of Photoluminescent Pathway-marking Systems in High-Rise - December 2006
  • Issue 7 - Emerging Trends in Firestopping - November 2006
  • Issue 6 - Replacement of Fire Alarm Systems in Existing Buildings - September 2006
  • Issue 5 - Clean Agent Fire Suppression Update - August 2006
  • Issue 4 - Emerging Trends in Water Supplies - June 2006
  • Issue 3 - Improving the Technical Basis for Testing and Design of Fire-Resistant Structures - May 2006
  • Issue 2 - Advances in Fire Alarm Technology - March 2006
  • Issue 1- Advances in Sprinkler Technology - February 2006
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