Under 2018 and earlier IBC/IFC, the occupancy of a distillery is H-3. Electrical classification is almost an entirely separate issue - it is mentioned in the IFC with some parameters. … [Read more...] about Three Types of Distillery Occupancies Explained
As the newest member of the Dalkita team, Sam Yslas was sent to DownSlope to get a better idea of the distillation process and the scope of the puzzle our clients face when putting together a … [Read more...] about Distilling School – 101
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
In the U.S. , a lot of folks that are in rural areas may think that they don't have any building codes where they live. Well, the truth is, that there certainly is code in most places in the country. … [Read more...] about No building codes out in the middle of nowhere! Think again.
example of a steam boiler used in a distillery Location, Location, Location Ideally, the location of a boiler room in your distillery wants to be as close to the equipment that it is serving as … [Read more...] about Important Considerations for a Design of Boiler Rooms in Distilleries
What is Secondary Containment? Secondary containment requirements are found in the International Fire Code, a model code that is extensively used throughout the U.S. for safe building design and … [Read more...] about Secondary Containment