Fire Safety

NRC Fire Research Facilities

This is a special issue of Construction Innovation, highlighting the fire research facilities and projects of NRC Construction. The research projects are reported in a series of articles in this issue. An outline of the Fire Research facilities is included … Full story


Fighting fires with compressed air foam

Power transformer fire test Compressed air foam may be the new firefighting tool when it comes to extinguishing fires in power transformers and in housing at remote locations. After proving the technology effective in fighting fires in aircraft hangers and … Full story


Fires in multi-suite residential dwellings

Partners Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association Canadian Concrete Masonry Producers Association Canadian Furniture Manufacturers Associations The Canadian Wood Council City of Calgary – Development and Building Approvals City of Calgary – Fire Department FPInnovations Gypsum Association Masonry Worx Ontario Ministry of … Full story