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Tom Stanton, P.E., FPE

Stanton, a former fire marshal, has nearly 30 years experience as an engineer and consultant in the fire protection and life safety field. His firm, Stanton Engineering, is a fire protection consultant to government, private industry, and engineering design firms. He can be contacted at


Designing For Life Safety: Beyond Sprinklers, Fans, And Dampers

November 1, 2007
From the three basic smoke control options, the authors move on to other factors that life safety system designers should consider. Circumstances that can influence fire behavior or make one smoke control system more desirable in a given place are other parts of the equation. Smoke exhaust calculation is also addressed, as the article goes well beyond (but doesn’t overlook) sprinklers, fans, and dampers.
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