September 2019

  1. #275 – Fire Watch Procedures: When and How It’s Required

    #275 – Fire Watch Procedures: When and How It’s Required
    Learn when a fire watch is needed according to ICC, NFPA & OSHA and how to conduct this oft-misunderstood fire prevention technique.
  2. #274 – Virginia Votes Against Residential Fire Sprinkler Mandate; Firefighters Criticize the Decision

    #274 – Virginia Votes Against Residential Fire Sprinkler Mandate; Firefighters Criticize the Decision
    A Virginia fire chief's attempt to add residential fire sprinkler requirements to building codes has failed. Learn about the debate over sprinklers.
  3. #273 – Discolored Water in Fire Sprinkler Pipes: MIC Corrosion & Other Causes

    #273 – Discolored Water in Fire Sprinkler Pipes: MIC Corrosion & Other Causes
    MIC corrosion, damaged fire sprinkler pipes, and discolored water often go hand-in-hand. Learn what causes color, viscosity, and smell in dirty sprinkler water.
  4. #272 – Facility Maintenance: Fire Inspection Software is the Efficiency & Compliance Solution

    #272 – Facility Maintenance: Fire Inspection Software is the Efficiency & Compliance Solution
    Learn how fire inspection software ensures life safety by helping facility managers perform faster, more reliable inspections, testing, and maintenance of fire protection systems.
  5. #271 – The Deadliest Fires in U.S. History: The MGM Grand Fire in Las Vegas

    #271 – The Deadliest Fires in U.S. History: The MGM Grand Fire in Las Vegas
    QRFS explains how the tragic MGM Grand Fire in Las Vegas in 1980 sparked tougher life safety codes at hotels and casinos.
  6. #270 – How Does a Fire Alarm Bell Work with a Fire Riser?

    #270 – How Does a Fire Alarm Bell Work with a Fire Riser?
    Fire alarm bells connected to the system riser can provide first responders with essential information—and encourage passersby to quickly call the fire department. Learn what NFPA standards have to say about joining fire alarm bells to fire risers in both standpipe and fire sprinkler systems.
  7. #269 – Standpipe and Fire Sprinkler Inspections: Classifying Deficiencies and Impairments

    #269 – Standpipe and Fire Sprinkler Inspections: Classifying Deficiencies and Impairments
    Classifying deficiencies and impairments during standpipe and fire sprinkler inspections is difficult. Learn the NFPA guidelines and the system for color-coded tagging.
  8. #268 – How Do I Find a Qualified Standpipe or Fire Sprinkler Contractor?

    #268 – How Do I Find a Qualified Standpipe or Fire Sprinkler Contractor?
    Let QRFS's crash course on state licensing and NICET certification help you find authorized and eminently skilled standpipe and fire sprinkler contractors.
  9. #267 – What Dial Range Should You Select When You Buy a Pitot Gauge?

    #267 – What Dial Range Should You Select When You Buy a Pitot Gauge?
    Handheld pitot gauge kits make flow tests easy. But it’s important to match pitot tube pressure gauges to the flow rates and orifice sizes you’ll be testing.
  10. #266 – Fire Sprinkler System Risers, Part 2: Wet-Pipe Components and Assemblies

    #266 – Fire Sprinkler System Risers, Part 2: Wet-Pipe Components and Assemblies
    Get to know your fire sprinkler system risers better with a look at common components and manifolds in wet-pipe sprinkler systems—both commercial and residential.

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