Hospital Preparedness in Disastersand Public Health Emergencies
27th February 2021
India is one of the most disaster-prone countries and has its own set of potential disasters as well as the unique vulnerabilities of the community’s preparedness…
Smoke and Heat Management
7th November 2020
Smoke and heat management in building fires is a major challenge for the egress of occupants and the operations of fire-fighting. Toxicity, visibility and…
Fire Safety Issues in Building Envelope and Facades
10th October 2020
Building Envelopes and Facades play an important role in propagation of heat, flames and smoke on upper stories. Especially in high rise and tall buildings…
Challenges in Basements and Tenability Risk
26th September 2020
Basements are a critical area for life and Fire Safety. Often, the confined nature of spaces with limited connection with outside, creates tenability issues and an immense dependence…
Containment & Compartmentation for Life and Fire Safety
29th August 2020
There are two types of fire protection in structures: active and passive. Active fire protection refers to fire protection elements and systems that require some action in order to function…
Challenges In Designing Egress In Building & Strategies for Occupants Evacuation During Emergency
14th August 2020
The term “means of egress” may be understood as continuous path of travel from any point in a building to a public way that is in the open air outside at the ground level….
Advanced Fire Suppression Systems by KV Fire
1st August 2020
An innovative Aerosol technology, based on non-pyrotechnic product manufactured with eco-friendly materials like naturally occurring potassium salts. It is the latest technology which provides compact….
Oil Well Blowout – 101 and Its Management
18th July 2020
A blowout is the uncontrolled release of crude oil and natural gas from an oil well or gas well after pressure control systems have failed. An accidental spark can lead to catastrophic oil & gas fire….
Understanding ventilation & Building Behaviour As per NBC 2016
11th July 2020
Fire & smoke ventilation can be achieved either naturally or mechanically. In a natural ventilation system a number of fire vents are opened when a fire is detected….
Building Fires and Tenability
27th June 2020
The term fire behaviour is used to describe the characteristics of fire growth and fire propagation, where fire is a chemical process of oxidation releasing large amount of heat…
Recent Earthquakes - A Precursor?
12th June 2020
As the government implements protective measures to make everyone stay indoors, the nature is furious to bring us all outside by causing tremors in the Earth. During this lock down, Delhi NCR regions have faced several tremors…
Vizag Gas Leak: A Reminder To Think Seriously
30th May 2020
In May 2020 while the country battles COVID 19, another disaster struck the city of Vishakapatnam. 11 people including 2 minors lost their lives, leaving many others in a critical state & thousands evacuated…