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25-33 of 33 results for discipline "Building Construction for Fire Protection"

"The United States has the highest fire losses in terms of both frequency and total losses of any modern technological... see more

NFPA 101 (Life Safety Code) requires that  every healthcare occupancy have written copies of a plan for the protection in... see more

Straw bales hve been increasingly used a construction material. That usage may increase due to superior insulating... see more

"INFERNO ON THE 9TH FLOOR An explosion and fire tore through the 9th floor of Hartford Hospital, killing 16. The... see more

This is a short animation describing and showing how fire sprinklers operate.

A home should have a smoke alarm on every level, and each bedroom should have a smoke alarm that is close enough to wake... see more

In this Building Collapse video, Professor Paul Grant discusses how fire can affect a standing structure.

Numerous recent disasters, in several parts of the world, should alert us to the fact that people are going to be trapped... see more

One of the largest loss of life fires ever to occur in the U.S. happened in 1908 at the Rhodes Opera House in Boyertown,... see more