sprinklers

Resource pages for "sprinklers"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


spare sprinklers

News From NFPA: Spare Sprinklers And When To Replace In Your Facility

According to NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, if a facility has a sprinkler system installed, then having a stock of spare sprinklers is required.

Fire Prevention Groups Focus On Sprinkler Awareness

Following a fire in San Marcos, TX in July, five national organizations have joined forces to educate stakeholders on the benefits of installing fire sprinklers in dorms and off-campus housing.
warehouse management

Fire Protection For Robot-Driven Warehouses

For warehouse facility managers operating automatic storage and retrieval systems (ASRS), related guidelines on fire safety are available from insurer FM Global.

Question Of The Week: Weekly Sprinkler Tests

Facility manager wants to know if his distribution center's weekly sprinkler tests are a one- or two-person job.

Senior Living Case Study: Care In Construction

Multi-phase improvements at a senior living facility in Ottawa, IL call for a conscious focus on occupant safety.

December 1, 2013 Marks 55th Anniversary Chicago School Fire

Inadequate building design contributed to the deaths of 92 children and three nuns at Our Lady of Angels.

As Temperatures Plummet, NFSA Provides Tips to Protect Fire Sprinkler Systems from Freezing

Proper maintenance is required to ensure that this life saving system performs when a fire strikes. With temperatures plummeting, it is critical to protect fire sprinkler system piping from freezing.

Virginia Tech Promotes Fire Safety In Residence Hall Rooms

Oak Flame 2011 featured two mock residence hall rooms that reflect contemporary designs and building codes and, like many rooms, feature elements such as decorations and unapproved curtains that violate existing fire safety rules.

Webinars

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Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

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