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From the monthly archives: November 2018

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Stair Pressurization: An Important Safety Feature for Your Building

Minneapolis is lined with high-rise buildings and large structures throughout the city. Whether a condo complex, hotel, or multi-floor commercial space, all buildings with stairwells are required to meet U.S. Commercial Building Code standards for stairwell pressurization. Stairwells — the primary means of escape during a fire — must be designed so the stairwell pressure is higher than that of the rest of the building.

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Has Your Storage Facility Undergone a High Piled Storage Analysis?

The storage of combustible materials in a building in closely packed piles, racks, or on shelves can create a dangerous and unstable environment for workers, visitors, and all parties involved in a facility. Depending on the quantity of stored material, the height of the storage, and how it is stored - the fire code has rules for how to properly configure and protect the building from fire.

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Energy Solutions for Commercial Building Design

Because there is long-term value in creating more sustainable buildings. You lower operating costs and add value to the property. Not only do sustainable building practices help the environment and operating costs, but green offices also boost productivity and performance, enhance worker satisfaction, and reduce sick leave and absenteeism.

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