Posts Tagged: Wet Sprinkler Systems

New Sprinkler System Placed on Walls Instead of Ceilings

Since the creation of the first fire engine in the late 1600s, technological improvements have consistently provided us with the information and supplies needed to increase our safety when it comes to fires. The most recent fire safety development has been made by Plumis, a London-based manufacturer that recently introduced the Automist Smartscan. A wireless… Read more »

Portland Apartment Saved by Fire Sprinkler

The majority of residential properties today still do not have fire sprinkler systems installed in them, a fact that is a concern of ours and many organizations around the country. Time and time again people have demonstrated the effectiveness of sprinkler systems in putting out and containing fires. There have been more than just demonstrations… Read more »

What Can We Learn from Wildfires?

While we deal primarily with sprinkler and fire prevention technology installation, and have spent a bulk of this blog discussing those things, we also feel it’s important to discuss what’s going on in the fire community as a whole – the trends, the major events, and so on. And it would be remiss for us… Read more »

What Is the NFPA?

When we talk about fire prevention and safety design, we automatically think of residential and commercial buildings. However, we rarely stop to consider barn designs. And with barn architecture not having changed a whole bunch over the last 600 years, fire safety design innovations are few and far between. Here are a few things to… Read more »

Installing Sprinkler Systems in Rural Households

Installing fire sprinkler systems in commercial buildings has long been a common practice in much of the world, but similar systems in residential properties are extremely rare. However, increasingly people are calling for fire sprinklers to be installed in rural homes, especially in areas where people live very far away from their nearest fire station…. Read more »