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Common Trade Misunderstandings Part 1: Know Your Fire Alarm Lingo!

Like all businesses, fire safety has its own jargon. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), defines hundreds of technical terms. Consumers need to know only a few, and among the most important are:   Area of Refuge An area that is either (1) a story in a building where the building is protected throughout by […]

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Fire Safety Fun Facts Part Two – More Movie Myths

We’re back with another round of movie myths involving sprinkler systems that make absolutely no real world sense. Who knew that fire sprinkler systems featured so prominently (and inaccurately) in Hollywood movies? Apparently, the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) has known for quite some time about the gross misrepresentation of fire sprinkler systems and how […]

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Customer Training Part Two: The Fundamentals of Drum Drip Maintenance

Just between us, are you up on your drip drum maintenance schedule? If not, it’s not too late to get on a set schedule for preventive maintenance, so you can avoid catastrophic system failure in the event of freezing. Just follow our tips and you’ll be drip drum maintenance expert in no time! Or if […]

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Common Trade Misunderstandings Part Two: Missed Code Requirements

Pop quiz- how often are you supposed to be conducting fire safety inspections for your commercial building? If you answered once a year, you are absolutely…WRONG! Try again. Once every six months? Getting warmer, but still no. While some management companies choose to only have everything tested by a certified professional annually and/or semi-annually, it […]

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