Over the past few weeks, we’ve answered commonly asked questions about fire sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, even Halon fire suppression systems. But most of those things go off automatically – you don’t need to manually activate them. Fire extinguishers, on the other hand, need to be operated by hand. As a result, having the best information you can about fire extinguishers could someday save your life!
If you’ve ever spent any time looking for a fire suppression system for your building, you’ve probably heard about Halon, which is often touted as being the most effective fire suppression system in the world. But what is Halon? Is it safe for people? Why isn’t it more commonly used? At Guardian Fire Protection Services, we want to make sure you have the full story about all of your fire suppression systems so you can be confident in the type of system you want to install.
As important as fire alarms are to protect a building from fire, few people . Everyone knows what they are for and what they do, but many people don’t know much more than that. At Guardian Fire Protection Services, we believe that the best way to stay safe from a fire is to have as deep of an understanding of your fire protection systems as possible. With that in mind, we’re here to answer some frequently asked questions about your fire alarm system!
Think fast – when was the last time you had a fire pump inspection in your building? Fire pumps are an integral part of your fire sprinkler system (they’re the part that makes the whole thing run!). Due to their complexity and their out of the way location, however, fire pumps are vulnerable to things like corrosive environments, tampering, accidental damage and careless use. For this reason, annual fire pump inspection is absolutely essential to ensure that your fire pump will work properly to keep you safe from fires at all times.
How much do you really know about your fire sprinkler system? Knowing a little bit about the components of your fire sprinkler system can come in handy, especially when your fire protection services technician explains the results of a fire sprinkler system inspection. At Guardian Fire Protection Services, we want to clear up some of the mysteries behind key fire sprinkler inspection terms with a list of all the most important components of your fire sprinkler system: