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What is Fire Sprinkler Backflow Preventers and Why it is Important to Test and Inspect Periodically?
americanfire March 31, 2022 No Comments

A typical building in Los Angeles receives water supply from the county’s Waterworks Districts (LACWD), which supplies all of its water needs, including the fire sprinkler system installed. Backflow occurs when water moves in the wrong direction and flows into your water supply instead of out of it. A check valve device like a backflow […]

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What All Tax Incentives (or Reforms) for Fire Sprinkler Systems in 2022?
americanfire February 28, 2022 No Comments

There’s no denying fact that fire sprinkler systems save lives, lowering the death rate by 81% and reducing property damage by nearly 70% in fire-prone buildings. However, higher installation costs compel property owners, to go for risky decisions to forego fire suppression. Automatic home fire sprinkler systems need to be installed under California Residential Code […]

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Why Residential Fire Sprinklers Systems are Important and How They Can Save Lives?
americanfire January 12, 2022 No Comments

Even though the number of fire accidents and fatalities decreased in our country in the recent past,  the scope of catastrophe caused by these deadly fires is worst of late.  For instance, the Philadelphia Apartment Fire (Jan 05, 2022) and Bronx Residential Fire (Jan 10, 2022) have killed more than a dozen lives.  Bronx Fire […]

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Why Fire Sprinkler 3D Designs Are Important for Fire Protection Systems? How to Choose the Best Fire Sprinkler Design Software
americanfire January 3, 2022 No Comments

Fire Sprinkler Designs using a 3D model or Business Information Modeling (BIM) provides more detailed and precise drawings to improve ease of construction planning, visualization, and coordination. An accurate 3D depiction of the design is necessary to analyze the project and build the system. A decent fire sprinkler design software helps you to boost your […]

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What is 5 Year Internal Sprinkler Inspection and Why Your Building Needs This Inspection?
americanfire December 5, 2021 No Comments

Fire Sprinklers Systems, like all other components of infrastructure, are vulnerable to wear and tear regardless of their use. Even in very short periods and in newly installed fire sprinkler lines in a modern building, sludge may form surprisingly fast. Slime, rust, corrosion, or other foreign elements such as boulders are all examples of potential […]

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americanfire November 16, 2021 No Comments

A fire protection system is an essential component of every building, whether it is a commercial, hospital, residential, or educational facility. Fire safety is essential for protecting the business from fire hazards and is one of the most significant things required for financial and personnel safety. Fire hazardous cause catastrophic damage, resulting in business downtime […]

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americanfire November 11, 2021 No Comments

A fire protection system is without a doubt the most essential life safety system for commercial buildings. To protect your property and workers, it is essential to keep all inspections up to date and to update fire protection systems using cutting-edge technology. When it comes to fire safety management, it is critical to be proactive […]

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What is Pre-action Fire Sprinkler System? Types, Applications and Benefits of Pre-action Fire Sprinkler System
americanfire June 14, 2021 No Comments

Businesses have many choices for fire safety.  A pre-action fire sprinkler device resembles a dry-pipe sprinkler system in appearance.  There are three types of fire suppression systems – wet pipe, dry pipe, and deluge.  Pre-action fire sprinklers are intended for water-sensitive areas that need protection against unintentional water flow into sprinkler device piping.  Other sprinkler […]

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Corrosion in Fire Sprinkler Systems – Causes, Inspection and Repairs
americanfire June 9, 2021 No Comments

Corrosion problems with wet and dry fire sprinkler devices are nothing new. Metal, water, and air are used in many fire sprinkler devices. These three components are essential for the right operations of fire sprinkler systems, but these are exposed to corrosion over a period of time. Solid particles can sink to any low spots […]

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Ideal Time for Fire Sprinkler Inspections – How Often Fire Sprinkler needs to be inspected?
americanfire June 7, 2021 No Comments

The National Fire Protection Association recommends inspecting fire sprinklers quite frequently.  However, for those who opt to inspect at the lesser frequency we suggest that the Spring season is the right time.  Here, we review why Spring is an excellent time to conduct a rigorous review of your home or small business’s fire protection structures.  […]

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