NIST logo
NIST Home > Fire Protection Technologies Programs and Projects 
 

Fire Protection Technologies Programs & Projects

(showing 1 - 15 of 25)
Fire Risk Reduction in Communities Program
Last Updated Date: 03/18/2016

To develop and deploy advances in measurement science to improve the resilience of communities and structures to unwanted fires through innovative … more

Fire Risk Reduction in Buildings Program
Last Updated Date: 03/18/2016

To develop and apply advances in fire and structure-fire measurement capabilities and behavior predictive computational tools, standardized fire … more

Residential Fire Safety Innovation Project
Last Updated Date: 03/11/2016

Residential fire losses substantially dominate the total fire losses in the U.S. accounting for 83 % of the 2855 deaths, 78 % or the 16500 … more

Reduced Flammability of Upholstered Furniture Project
Last Updated Date: 03/11/2016

The long term vision for this project is to enable the prediction of the burning behavior of residential upholstered furniture (RUF) based on the … more

Performance-Based Design Methodologies for Structures in Fire Project
Last Updated Date: 03/11/2016

This project will develop and implement performace-based tools, methodology, guidance, and draft standards for designing and evaluating structures … more

Performance-based Design for Structures in Fire - Modeling and Validation Project
Last Updated Date: 03/11/2016

The National Fire Research Laboratory (NFRL) at NIST is a unique research facility that enables scientists and engineers to conduct research on … more

National Fire Research Laboratory Metrology and Operations Project
Last Updated Date: 03/11/2016

The National Fire Research Laboratory (NFRL) is a facility that enables large scale fire research in the areas of advanced firefighting … more

National Fire Research Laboratory Infrastructure and Commissioning Project
Last Updated Date: 03/11/2016

At present, there is no research facility in the world that allows scientists and engineers to conduct research on the response of real-scale … more

Measurement of Structural Performance in Fire - Composite Floor Systems Project
Last Updated Date: 03/11/2016

The National Fire Research Laboratory (NFRL) at NIST is a unique research facility that enables scientists and engineers to conduct research on … more

Flammability Reduction Technologies Project
Last Updated Date: 03/11/2016

This project will enable the commercialization of fire safe products for residences. This will be accomplished by enabling the manufacturing of … more

Fire Modeling for Performance-Based Design Project
Last Updated Date: 03/11/2016

The Fire Research Division develops and maintains a set of computational tools to analyze fire behavior. These tools include the Consolidated … more

WUI Fire Data Collection and Exposure Modeling Project
Last Updated Date: 03/08/2016

The Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) is defined as the location where structures and communities meet or intermingle with undeveloped wildland. In … more

High Temperature Performance of Fire Fighter Equipment Project
Last Updated Date: 03/08/2016

The performance of fire fighting equipment and gear is critical for the safety and effectiveness of fire fighters. Current equipment standards and … more

Enhanced Effectiveness of Fire Fighting Tactics Project
Last Updated Date: 01/15/2016

Firefighting is hazardous. In 2011, the fire departments in the United States responded to more than 484,500 [1] structure fires. These fires … more

Improving WUI Community Fire Protection- Fire Resistant Building Design and Materials Project
Last Updated Date: 01/08/2016

The Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) is defined as the location where structures and communities meet or intermingle with undeveloped wildland. In … more

Contact
General Information:
301-975-NIST (6478)
inquiries@nist.gov

100 Bureau Drive, Stop 1070
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1070