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Why Invest in a Commercial Fire Alarm System?

  That’s the first question I asked myself when I started working in fire protection. Why would someone invest in something that has nothing to do with profit margin and ROI? Well now that I’m 90 days into my fire protection career, I’ve developed three reasons why companies invest in fire alarms. Let’s jump right more »



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4 Examples of Special Hazard Fire Protection Projects

Though many companies protect their expensive equipment with outdated solutions, there are some that are using the latest developments in special hazard fire protection to protect their investments. Today we’ll look at four projects completed in the past two years that show the process, explanation and the reasoning behind their fire protection investments. Let’s jump more »



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25 Questions to Jump-Start your Special Hazard Fire Protection Project

    Protecting your investments is everything. And with your special hazard, this couldn’t be more true. It’s important to know that you’re one human mistake, one miscalculation, or one completely random error away from losing what you’ve invested so much into. That’s why we’ve rounded up 25 questions you should answer before beginning your more »



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The 5 Unusual Areas Grease Haunts Your Kitchen

    What is the one aspect of cooking that all chefs get spooked by? No, it’s not your boss. It’s not Gordon Ramsay. It’s Grease!!! Grease gets everywhere in a kitchen. On your clothes, hands, back wall, hood filter, everything!! All business need to have their hoods cleaned and inspected every six months, but more »



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New Fire Extinguisher Law for Healthcare Facilities

  If your healthcare facility hasn’t updated to smaller, oval-shaped fire extinguishers, you may be in trouble. The 2012 edition of NFPA-101 states that fire extinguishers in healthcare, hospitals, ambulatory, long-term care, and senior living facilities must have fire extinguishers that do not protrude 4” or 4 ½“ from the mounted surface. If your fire more »