How it Works:  Fire Barrier vs. Fire Wall Feb 8

How it Works: Fire Barrier vs. Fire Wall

Did you know that it wasn’t until after the 1980s that fire barriers and fire walls became a standard requirement for the International Building Code (IBC)?  Fire barriers and fire walls are similar, but differ in their specific functions. What Is a Fire... Read more
NFPA 101: Life Safety Code Sep 21

NFPA 101: Life Safety Code

One of the most important responsibilities that engineers have is to ensure the safety, health, and welfare of the public. Throughout the past few decades, and as a result of numerous fires and disasters, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has developed... Read more
Fire Alarm System Design Jun 22

Fire Alarm System Design

Safety is one of the most important factors that engineers must consider when providing designs for any type of facility. One of the biggest safety hazards to prepare for is a fire. Encorus Group has a fire protection engineer on staff to create designs that will make... Read more