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When Does 2” Not Equal 2 Hours?

Many buildings use concrete construction methods as a way to protect wiring to critical circuits. This process of encasing standard building wires supplying power to critical life-saving equipment with up
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Wiring A More Sustainable and Electrified World

- PYROTENAX System 1850 mineral insulated (MI) power wiring systems make it possible. In the quest to build a more sustainable and electrified world one of the fundamental requirements is

Case Study: Urban Commercial Building Retrofit – Electrification Upgrade

When a retrofit project came up requiring the installation of a fire-rated solution that could also deliver a significant increase in ampacity without consuming extra space, it was no surprise
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Why PYROTENAX System 1850 MI Cable?

When it comes to the protection of critical electrical systems in buildings, there are a few different options to meet industry codes and standards. One of those options is UL2196
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Protecting Critical Building Circuits From Fire – Codes, Standards And Why Splices and Systems Matter

Fire safety and electrical codes and standards have been adopted worldwide and have been continuously improved to help ensure the best methods and practices for designing buildings. Important Area in

Why Type MI is Specifically UL2196 Approved Fire-Rated Cable For Use in Hospitals

While designing commercial buildings, such as healthcare facilities, it is easy to overlook critical aspects of code. What is unique about healthcare facilities is the need to ensure that occupants
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Beyond UL 2196 – Important Safety Findings for Fire Rated Cable Systems

If your building contains a fire rated wiring system providing power to critical life safety applications (fire pumps, emergency lighting and smoke evacuation, etc.), the standard you need to follow
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Why Fire-Rating Wiring is Crucial in Healthcare Buildings

When an emergency happens in a medical building, the need for quick response and protection of critical circuits is dire. In fact, medical professionals have a protocol to quickly respond
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What is a UL Two Hour Fire Rating?

When it comes to fire rated wiring, there is a lot of discussion around safety standards and codes that building professionals need to follow. Let’s discover who is behind these
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3 Reasons Fire Chiefs Endorse 2 Hour Fire-Rated Cable

For Fire Chiefs, safety is paramount in an emergency situation. In fact, Fire Chiefs rely on a series on NPFA codes to provide essential benchmarks for a safe response to