Why Passive Fire Protection Isn’t Enough

Recent News In the recent I-Team report, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford discussed the problem with the concept of passive “compartmentation” as the primary fire protection strategy in a high rise building. In other words, he is suggesting that detection alone … Continue reading

The High Rise Fire Sprinkler Retrofit Debate Continues In Chicago

The Chicago Tribune reported an update today essentially reminding us that the status quo thrives; the forces of life safety battle on against the forces of accountancy. Does the sprinkler retrofit debate ultimately boil down to an actuarial end-game of … Continue reading