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Keeping It Simple:Smoke Control In Hospitality Occupancies

April 30, 2004
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Life safety code is evolving to allow for a more performance-based design. Thus, a "one size fits all" plan is now more inappropriate than ever, whether comparing two different buildings or perhaps even different floors of the same building. At the same time, simplicity and efficiency go hand in hand more than ever. Consider the usual issues along with factors such as operable windows, mixed-use space, and multiple alarms to get a well-informed (and well-formed) design. By Don Moeller, P.E. and Sanjay Aggarwal, P.E.
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