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Tales from the Field – Continued!

From Chuck Stewart, one of Integrity’s most senior fire alarm technicians: “I’ve been in this industry for several years and one of the odd challenges we come up against every now and then is ‘the chirp’. When a building’s tenant reports that annoying chirp you usually hear from smoke detectors, we have to hunt those […]

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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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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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Common Trade Misunderstandings Part 1: Fire Sprinkler Installation

In order to keep your building in compliance with Colorado fire safety regulations, it is required for you to have a fire sprinkler system installation done by a certified professional. Your sprinkler contractor and all fitters who assist as apprentices with the installation of your fire sprinkler system must be registered with the state in […]

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