Development and deployment of FiRECAM<TM>

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ConferenceProceedings of the Symposium of China's 8th Equipment, Technology Conference and Exhibition: 17 October 2000, Beijing, China
Pages9497; # of pages: 4
SubjectRisk/cost assessment
AbstractMany countries in the world, including Canada, are moving towards the more flexible performance - based building regulations and away from the present restrictive prescription - based regulations. Performance - based regulations allow the designers and building officials the freedom to come up with innovative designs that will provide a level of safety that satisfies the objectives established by the regulations. Such innovative designs often lead to lower fire protection costs. The implementation of performance - based building regulations can be facilitated by the development of engineering tools that can help assess the overall fire safety performance of a building.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number44290
NPARC number20378496
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