MAQ's (Maximum Allowable Quantities) are an important concept when designing and building a distillery. The concept of MAQ's comes from the International Building & Fire Codes (IBC & IFC). … [Read more...] about MAQs- Maximum Allowable Quantities
Automatic fire sprinklers have been in existence for over a century, and since their widespread implementation, have extinguished many fires and saved countless lives. A majority of fires are … [Read more...] about Fire Protection Sprinkler Systems
What is Static Electricity? stat·ic e·lec·tric·i·ty (noun) a stationary electric charge, typically produced by friction, that causes sparks. The Basics: -The world is made of atoms -Atoms … [Read more...] about Static Electricity In Distilleries
Egress is defined as "the action of going out of or leaving a place". Egress is a major component of safety features in the building, and has an entire chapter devoted to it in the IBC … [Read more...] about Egress!
The IBC (International Building Code) and the IPC (International Plumbing Code) provide prescriptive requirements to calculating the minimum number of plumbing facilities needed in a building, … [Read more...] about How Many Toilets Are Required In a Building