QRFS Team

  1. #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.
  2. #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.
  3. #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.
  4. #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.
  5. #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.
  6. #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.
  7. #265 – Video Smoke Detection: Spotting Smoke and Fire with Cameras

    #265 – Video Smoke Detection: Spotting Smoke and Fire with Cameras
    Does video smoke detection identify fires accurately? QRFS examines video image detection (VID) of smoke and/or flames, digging into the tech and its uses.
  8. #264 – Fire Sprinkler FAQs: Where are the 3/4” Sprinkler Head Guards?

    #264 – Fire Sprinkler FAQs: Where are the 3/4” Sprinkler Head Guards?
    Storage facilities and industrial environments prone to high-risk fires often rely on 3/4” sprinkler heads to deliver a robust supply of water. But day-to-day operations—from running forklifts to repairs—can put sprinklers at risk. Protect them with 3/4” fire sprinkler head guards.
  9. #263 – Preparing Fire Protection Systems for Hurricanes and Restoring Them to Service

    #263 – Preparing Fire Protection Systems for Hurricanes and Restoring Them to Service
    As the threat of hurricane flooding grows greater, QRFS explains how to get your system ready for a storm—and how to restore it to service after the water recedes.
  10. #262 – Life Safety & Fire Sprinkler Inspection Software Repairs the Process for Correcting Deficiencies

    #262 – Life Safety & Fire Sprinkler Inspection Software Repairs the Process for Correcting Deficiencies
    QRFS examines Inspect Point, a digital ITM software solution that’s dramatically improving life safety—and profits for ITM contractors.

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