The Fire Protection Research Foundation, in collaboration with the Chicago and Illinois chapters of the American Institute of Architects, the Chicago Committee on High Rise Buildings, the Society of Fire Protection Engineers and the Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat will present Fire Safety Design and Sustainable Buildings: Challenges and Opportunities, November 7 and 8, 2012 at the Courtyard Marriott Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile.
As part of the program, architects, engineers, the sustainability community and research institutions will provide perspectives on the challenges and opportunities of integrating fire safety and sustainable design.
Siemens’ Building Technologies, a division of Siemens, serves as Platinum Sponsor of the symposium. With business activities in energy, healthcare, industry and infrastructure, Siemens is one of the world’s largest providers of green technologies. Its Building Technologies Division provides building automation, energy efficiency, fire safety, security, total building solutions and market-specific solutions in buildings and public places.