Posts Tagged: Fire Department Connections

Yonkers NY Fire Sprinkler Inspections

The Yonkers Fire Department has released a notice to all building owners and operators announcing that pursuant to the requirement of the 2010 Fire Code of New York Section 901.6.2 beginning April 15, 2013 inspection records of fire protection system maintenance shall be copied to the Yonkers Fire Department. Inspection records will need to be… Read more »

What is a Standpipe System?

Standpipe systems are a series of pipe which connect a water supply to hose connections, basically an extension of the fire hydrant system. They are designed to provide a pre-piped water system for building occupants or the fire department. Standpipe systems are designed to provide fire protection water for hose lines in strategically placed locations… Read more »

Winter Advisory! Tips for Maintaining a sprinkler system through the colder months

Almost every building in the United States is subject to severe winter weather. Buildings in the northern and central parts of the country may be more at risk, but the south is not exempt from ice storms and arctic blasts. Actually, recent history shows that areas most vulnerable to damage are those in the southern… Read more »