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Human error causes the majority of fire sprinkler failures. QRFS explains the biggest mistakes people make that lead to system malfunctions.
#230 – NFPA 101 Fire Alarm Systems, Part 3: Residential, Healthcare, and Daycare Occupancy Requirements
QRFS breaks down NFPA 101’s requirements for fire alarm systems in healthcare occupancies, day cares, and residential dwellings ranging from family homes to apartments.
A property condition assessment ensures that life safety systems are working and up to code—avoiding expensive surprises in a commercial real estate deal.
QRFS looks at how specific states and cities have embraced or fought the International Residential Code’s (IRC) mandate to install residential fire sprinklers in all new homes.
Model building codes have required residential fire sprinklers for years but few states have adopted this requirement. This article explains the current legislative battles and provides an overview of current codes.
#225 – Distance Rules, Part 2: Sprinkler Head Obstruction Distance Rules for Standard Spray Fire Sprinklers
NFPA minimum sprinkler obstruction distances ensure that pendent, upright, & sidewall standard spray sprinklers activate on time & fight fires effectively.
QRFS finishes its examination of common fire sprinkler system pipe materials by taking a hard look at copper and CPVC, two of the most popular options.
QRFS examines the advantages and disadvantages of steel pipe, one of the most popular fire sprinkler system pipe materials for commercial applications.
Two leading fire sprinkler shutoff tools—the Shutgun and Quickstop—compete for the chance to stop water damage. A run-down of the pros & cons of each tool.