advanced strategies and software, total evacuation need not be the
last word(s) in life safety strategy. The size and role of elevator
shafts, selective pressurization, and the ability to evaluate
multiple reactions quickly may combine to form a safer and swifter
reaction to the threat of flames and smoke.
Why was one floor’s laboratory ventilation failing to keep up, when it was even the closest floor to the rooftop fans? Some system sleuthing led two engineers to a fitting conclusion. Read more stories in May Issue 2017.