Fire Protection Blog

August 23, 2019
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How Often does Fire Protection Equipment Need to be Inspected?

Just because you have installed the proper fire protection equipment does not mean you are adequately protected.  Fire protection equipment is required by local fire codes to be inspected and tested on a regular basis to ensure the equipment is working properly.   Fire Alarms The inspection of fire alarms varies depending on the equipment.  Some alarms need to be inspected weekly, some monthly, others quarterly, semi-annually, or annually.  The appropriate inspection schedule can be found in Chapter 14 of the […]
August 13, 2019
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What is the Difference Between Active and Passive Fire Protection?

It has become more apparent over the years how important it is to have adequate fire protection in every building.  For most people, what comes to mind when they think of fire protection are smoke detectors and fire extinguishers. However, these two elements only cover a small portion of the protection services you should have at all times.  There are many parts of a building’s fire protection that often go overlooked or are completely forgotten about. There are in fact […]