Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
  • Michael Ferreira

About Michael Ferreira

Mike Ferreira is the Vice President for New Offer Management at JENSEN HUGHES. He is a licensed professional engineer and degreed fire protection engineer from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Mike is a co-author of the ASHRAE Smoke Control Handbook, and is an instructor for both the SFPE and NFPA smoke control seminars. He is a recognized expert in smoke control system design, modeling, and commissioning testing and has worked on high-rise projects throughout the U.S. He has authored multiple papers on the use of multi-zone modeling for smoke control system design and evaluating issues pertaining to stair and elevator pressurization systems.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Past Roles:
  • Annual Conference, Presenter (Australia 2017)

Michael Ferreira Related Resources

Protecting the Stair Enclosure in Tall Buildings Impacted by Stack Effect

Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai
Michael J. Ferreira, P.E. & John Cutonilli, Hughes Associates, Inc.

Michael Ferreira Related Papers/Research

Protecting the Stair Enclosure in Tall Buildings Impacted by Stack Effect
Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Michael J. Ferreira, P.E. & John Cutonilli, Hughes Associates, Inc.
This paper evaluates an alternate means for protecting high-rise stairwell enclosures using a high throughput dilution venting system. An analysis was performed using the Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) model that showed that a dilution venting system…