March 2020

Environment and Safety

Integration can enhance fire safety and protection systems

The world population is expected to reach 9.2 billion people by 2040,1 and the global GDP is also likely to double over that same period.

Doherty, E., Honeywell Industrial Fire

The world population is expected to reach 9.2 billion people by 2040,1 and the global GDP is also likely to double over that same period.2 As populations continue to expand and living standards rise, demand for energy will grow by 28%, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).3 Key trends driving this growth include urbanization, mounting industrial demand, and increases in personal and commercial transportation needs. As demand for energy grows and preferences evolve, petrochemical companies must quickly evaluate whether to make new plant investments or upgrade existing ones to meet production capacity needs. This evaluation brings new challenges to plant safety. Fire

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