CODES OF CONDUCT
- New IBC increases fire sprinkler protection. // Fire Engineering;Mar2000, Vol. 153 Issue 3, p44
Reports on the changes in International Building Code. Increase in the number sprinklers required to be installed in residential and industrial structures; Limitation on the total area and height of nonsprinkled areas; Inclusion of the basement in the fire area.
- PERFORMANCE KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL FIRE OUTCOMES. Munger, James G.; Neale, Robert A. // Fire Engineering;Jan2003, Vol. 156 Issue 1, p68
Focuses on the development of strategic and tactical plans to identify and mitigate hazards in buildings and facilities constructed under the building and fire codes. Ways to construct buildings that employ modern materials, nontraditional construction methods and creative designs; Improvement...
- BUILDING CODES THAT FAIL TO MEET FIRE SAFETY STANDARDS. Foley, James M. // Fire Engineering;Sep2003, Vol. 156 Issue 9, p90
Reports on the importance of fire safety standards in constructing buildings in the U.S. Significance of a building code; Contribution of modern building materials to the growth, development, and spread of fire; Details on the standard engineering practice in factory-built housing.
- Building codes elevate debate over fire safety strategy. Bradford, Michael // Business Insurance;7/2/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 27, p3
Reports that proposals for the revision of the International Building Code and the National Fire Protection Association's 5000 building code is causing disagreement among builders, manufacturers and insurers in the United States. Dispute on whether property and lives are better protected by...
- New Endangered Species Listing Policy: A Boon or Bane for Restoration? // Ecological Restoration;Sep2003, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p164
Focuses on the Draft Policy on Evaluating Conservation Efforts (PECE) published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service in June 2000. Provisions under PECE; Criteria for judging conservation efforts outlined in the policy; Implication of the measure.
- Collaboration in Montana's Southwestern Crown. // American Forests;Spring/Summer2013, Vol. 119 Issue 1, p42
The article offers information on the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration (CFLR) program which was collaborated by timber, environmental and recreation groups of Montana's Southwestern Crown of the Continent with the U.S. government for the restoration and sustainability of its forests....
- Abandoned Cable Triggers Code Compliance Issues. // Buildings;Nov2003, Vol. 97 Issue 11, p14
Provides information on the National Electric Code which requires that all abandoned copper and fiber cable in U.S. buildings be removed. Definition of abandoned cable; Fire hazards of abandoned copper and fiber cable; Costs of removing abandoned cables.
- BLAZE IGNITES INTEREST IN SPRINKLER RETROFIT LEGISLATION. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;02/22/99, Vol. 242 Issue 8, p12
Reports on the renewed interest in retrofit legislation requiring sprinklers in high-rise buildings due to a fire in a mixed-use tower in Baltimore, Maryland. How the fire started; Estimation on the value of property damages; Cost of sprinkler installation in an existing multi-unit building;...
- Letters to the Editor. McGraw, Tom; DeCrane, Sean // Fire Engineering;Sep2005, Vol. 158 Issue 9, p62
Presents letters to the editor in response to articles discussed in previous issues. Remarks on the importance of fire service as an emergency service; Response to the article "The Impact of Building Code Changes on Fire Service Safety," by Richard Licht on the International Building Code.