Author: Ron Cote
Release Date: 2011-12-01
Take the fast track to compliance! The 2012 NFPA 101r Handbook puts practical answers to Code questions at your fingertips so you're ready to apply requirements correctly. The decisions you make on the job affect lives. That's why when a new Life Safety Coder edition comes out, there's no room for error and no time to lose. You need to get up-to-speed fast so you can hit the ground running, comply right the first time, and avoid costly mistakes, violations, and job delays. Your best source for the knowledge you need to master new requirements is the 2012 NFPA 101: Life Safety Code Handbook. Written by leading life safety authorities, this essential full- color NFPA 101 companion provides total compliance support with: Code text for new and existing buildings presented side-by-side for easy comparison -- this feature alone makes the Handbook a must! The full 2012 Life Safety Code text for easy access Expert commentary explains the reasoning and intent behind provisions and provide hands-on examples of how to apply rules, including new and revised provisions affecting health care occupancies, high-rise buildings, CO detection and alarms, and elevator use for occupant evacuation. More visuals than ever before! 150 photos and 400 charts, tables, illustrations, and diagrams -- not found in the Code -- all in full color for better visual clarification of NFPA 101 provisions Vertical rules alert you to Code additions and bullets signal deletions, so it's easy to see what's different in this edition. Matrix comparing the 2009 and 2012 NFPA 101 provides an overview of technical/substantive changes at-a-glance. Life safety depends on you. Shorten the learning curve on the new Code and save lives. Whether you're an architect, designer, contractor, engineer, AHJ, or inspector, you can depend on the 2012 Life Safety Code Handbook to make sure requirements are applied properly to protect building occupants. (Hardbound, Approx. 1,392 pp., 2012)
Author: Robert E. Solomon
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Protect lives and property with state-of-the-art guidance on conducting safe, thorough, accurate inspections! Expanded with updated facts and new chapters! Completely revised and updated to reflect the latest procedures and code requirements, the Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual is your step-by-step guide through the complete fire inspection process, with special emphasis on life safety considerations.Formerly the NFPA Inspection Manual, it covers the full range of hazards and gives you solid advice on identifying and correcting problems. Easy-to-follow checklists help you remember and record every important detail. Early chapters provide important background information, while the second half presents inspection guidelines for specific fire protection systems and occupancies that are based on the Life Safety Code®.In addition to discussing fundamentals such as inspection procedures and report writing, this comprehensive manual now includes all-new chapters on Housekeeping and Building Procedures, Water Mist Systems, Day Care Occupancies, Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, and Semi-Conductor Manufacturing. With 150 illustrations, more sample forms, and a larger format, this acclaimed manual is more helpful than ever. Perfect for use in the field, the Manual features a new 8 1/2” x 11” size with full-page checklists at the back of the book linked to individual chapters. Detailed visuals throughout help you understand complicated concepts.Whether you’re just starting your career as a fire inspector or ready to brush up on the basics, the Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual has the reliable inspection advice you need.
Author: International Code Council
Release Date: 2014-06-12
Get up-to-date on the critical regulations governing the safeguarding of life and property from all types of fire and explosion hazards with the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE LOOSE LEAF. This resource is the ultimate reference guide for addressing fire safety in both new and existing buildings. Using prescriptive- and performance- based approaches, this guide includes coverage of general precautions against fire, emergency planning and preparedness, fire department access, fire hydrants, automatic sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, and hazardous materials storage and use. This updated code edited sections like Section 910 which was heavily revised to address overall smoke removal and mechanical smoke removal requirements have been revised and clarified. A new Section 915 replaces and greatly expands upon former Section 908.7 on Carbon Monoxide detection and alarm requirements.
Avoid costly delays and violations with quick answers to your Code questions in the new 2013 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code Handbook. For complete, reliable 2013 Code support, nothing tops the fully updated 2013 NFPA 72r: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code Handbook. Written by industry leaders, it's packed with application guidance and explanations of code intent to bring you up-to-speed on new requirements fast so you can install and maintain fire alarm and emergency communications systems for optimal effectiveness and reliability. This essential NFPA 72 companion has everything you need to understand, implement, and enforce provisions correctly and confidently. * The complete 2013 NFPA 72 text is included for convenient reference. * Authoritative commentary and practical explanations -- including the new chapter on documentation -- help you do jobs right and pass inspections the first time. * Valuable charts, tables, color photos, and other graphics clarify concepts and summarize information. * Detailed supplements add to your expertise. * FAQs highlight key concerns.
Author: A. Maurice Jones Jr.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2013-12-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering
In addition to architects, engineers, and design professionals, fire fighters also need to understand fire protection systems in order to manage the fire scene and minimize risks to life and property. Fire Protection Systems, Second Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the various types of fire protection systems, their operational abilities and characteristics, and their applications within various types of structures. The new Second Edition meets the latest course objectives from the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education s (FESHE) Fire Protection Systems model curriculum and covers: Water supply basics, including sources, distribution networks, piping, and hydrants. Active fire protection systems and components, their operational characteristics, and installation, inspection, testing, and maintenance requirements. Passive fire protection systems such as firewalls, fire separation assemblies, and fire dampers Smoke control and management systems, gas-based suppression, access and egress control systems, and the code requirements for installation of these systems. Ensure that you are completely up-to-date on the latest fire protection systems and their operational characteristics and abilities with Fire Protection Systems, Second Edition."
One part technical requirements and one part real-world applications, the 2012 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE COMMENTARY CD offers users a unique reference tool that will prepare them for a variety of real-world scenarios. Like other code resources, the CD includes comprehensive text from the 2012 IFC. However, unike other code resources, it builds on this content to explore the deeper meanings and rationale behind the code. Coverage includes discussion of specific methods for its safe and effective use, as well as potential problems that can arise when its regulations are not followed. Packaged in a convenient, electronic format, users will not only have easy access to critical IFC information, but they will have this access at their fingertips - when and where they need it. Check out our app, DEWALT Mobile Pro(tm). This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.
Author: International Code Council
Release Date: 2015-02-01
When the technical requirements of the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE (IFC) aren't enough, look no further than the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE COMMENTARY. In the tradition of the other titles in the International Code Council's highly successful Code Commentary series, the book includes the complete text of the 2015 International Fire Code, and presents it alongside detailed, in-depth commentaries. These commentaries help users to navigate critical IFC requirements, explaining why they were developed, their implications, and the problems that can result when they are not followed properly.This book is a must-have for any code official, engineer, architect, inspector, plans examiner, contractor, or firefighter seeking a solid foundation in the 2015 IFC and its applications.