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The Advantages of Integrating Security and Fire Protection Systems

From fires and natural disasters to break-ins, theft, and vandalism, businesses face a wide range of threats, dangers, and emergencies on an everyday basis. The best way to keep your organization from becoming the victim of one of these disasters is by having comprehensive fire protection and security systems installed. However, one of the most...
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Fire Prevention: How To Prevent Common Workplace Fires

Fire sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, fire extinguishers, and other aspects of fire protection systems are absolutely essential for ensuring that your workplace is a safe environment. However, as advanced and life-saving systems as these systems are, they cannot help protect your people and your property from one huge threat - your employees themselves. A large...
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Fire Protection: Choosing a Fire Pump

Fire pumps are the unsung heroes of fire protection systems – they are the reason that there is enough water supply and pressure to allow fire sprinkler systems to work. When a regular water supply cannot provide the required amount of pressure that theses systems need to work, fire pumps are installed to meet the...
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New Fire Safety Technology

While the basics of fire protection and fire safety, such as choosing the right extinguisher type and fire exits, remain the same over time, technological advances help make fighting fire much easier and more effective. There have been many advances in the last few years in the world of technology and fire protection as...
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Fire Extinguishers: Is It Time for an Inspection?

Every year, nearly 25,000 fires cost companies billions of dollars in damage, workers compensation filings, and employee lawsuits. Some of these fires probably could have been prevented from being such devastating catastrophes should the buildings have had up-to-code fire protection equipment, including fire extinguishers. Did you know that...
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Common Fire Sprinkler System Misconceptions

It is sad that there are still quite a few misconceptions about fire protection systems that are continually being perpetuated in this day and age. Although these life-saving systems have and will continue to prove their worth, some people still believe the hype behind the fallacies that are still in circulation. Here are just a few...
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Fire Protection: The Four Types of Fire Detectors

Did you know that there are actually four different types of detectors that are used to sense the presence of a fire? The best way to determine which kind is the right choice for your business or building is to understand the differences between them. The four types of fire detectors are ionization/photoelectric, photoelectric, ionization, and...
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Keeping Your Fire Extinguisher in Working Order

Fire extinguishers are incredibly important safety tools that should be placed in every single building that is occupied. However, simply placing an extinguisher in the building is not enough to ensure the safety of those inside. In order to be kept in proper working order, fire extinguishers must be regularly maintained or they may not...
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Types of Fire Extinguishers for Commercial Buildings

Although most people are aware that commercial buildings are required by law to have fire extinguishers, they do not know that there are actually many different types of extinguishers to choose from. Each specific type of fire extinguisher is developed for a certain type of fire or may only be applicable in particular situations. At A...
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Types of Commercial Fire Detection Systems

Do you know if your commercial building or facility will be protected in the event of a fire? You must not only ensure that you not only have the proper fire safety procedures in place, but also equip your building with the most updated and effective detection systems to alert your employees should a fire...
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