Resource pages for "sprinkler systems"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.
Under NFPA 25, building owners have specific responsibilities for the inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) of water-based fire protection systems.
AI-powered technology detects leaks in sprinklers and fire hydrant systems to prevent key sources of water damage in buildings.
Proper maintenance and using available equipment can help facility management prevent flooding caused by frozen auxiliary drains.
Keeping up with regular inspections, testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems in buildings is vital to ensure proper operation.
Water mist suppression uses less water than a traditional sprinkler system, minimizing damage to data centers in the event of a fire.
Irrigation system manufacturers have stepped up efforts to develop and market products designed to be more water efficient and to limit waste.
For accidental sprinkler activation, this shut off tool enables staff to stop water flow quickly.
As part of a campus-wide risk management initiative, the University of Iowa focuses on fire systems.
A leak about as small as the tip of a ballpoint pen (or 1/32nd of an inch) can waste about 6,300 gallons of water per month. As the weather warms up and facility managers concentrate their attention on landscaping, sprinkler systems should come under scrutiny.