QRFS Team

  1. #180 – A Guide to Home Fire Extinguishers: Types and Placement

    #180 – A Guide to Home Fire Extinguishers: Types and Placement
    Every 88 seconds, a home in the United States catches fire. QRFS provides an overview of home fire extinguishers, explaining extinguisher types, sizes, ratings, and other key recommendations for their selection and strategic placement in the home.
  2. #179 – CPVC Pipe and Fittings in Fire Sprinkler Systems: Use and Care

    #179 – CPVC Pipe and Fittings in Fire Sprinkler Systems: Use and Care
    CPVC pipe offers a quick and easy way to install fire sprinkler systems in light-hazard applications, without the expense or hassle of using metal. To implement a successful design, installers have to be aware of compatible chemicals and uses, product care, and listed uses.
  3. #178 – Fire News Round-Up: Rural Fire Departments and Wildfire Prep

    #178 – Fire News Round-Up: Rural Fire Departments and Wildfire Prep
    A look at news with an impact on fire professionals at work outside of America's urban areas. From irreverent approaches to firefighter recruitment to mergers between small-town fire departments and wildfire preparation, here's the news worth knowing.
  4. #177 – Retrofitting Fire Sprinklers: What a Large-Scale Project Needs for Success

    #177 – Retrofitting Fire Sprinklers: What a Large-Scale Project Needs for Success
    Learn how large fire sprinkler retrofits get off the ground, what causes communities to enact local laws, the needed elements to comply, and why smart project management is essential to a successful project.
  5. #176 – Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 5: Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Inspections

    #176 – Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 5: Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Inspections
    Read this guide for meeting NFPA 25’s daily, weekly, and monthly inspection timelines for dry sprinkler systems.
  6. #175 – What are Water Mist Fire Sprinkler Systems?

    #175 – What are Water Mist Fire Sprinkler Systems?
    Powered by small water droplets, water mist fire suppression systems may outperform conventional fire sprinkler systems and their usual alternatives. QRFS looks at how water mist systems work, their types, usage, and maintenance in accordance with NFPA 750.
  7. #174 – Preventing Emergency Light or Exit Sign Failure: Batteries, Bulbs, and More

    #174 – Preventing Emergency Light or Exit Sign Failure: Batteries, Bulbs, and More
    Paying attention to the type of batteries and bulbs and other important features can help facilities managers choose exit signs and emergency lights that work for years to come.
  8. #173 – Sammy Screws vs. DeWALT HangerMate®+ Fasteners for Hanging Pipe

    #173 – Sammy Screws vs. DeWALT HangerMate®+ Fasteners for Hanging Pipe
    A comparison of the features and benefits of Sammy Screws and DeWALT HangerMate+ fasteners used for hanging pipe in fire sprinkler systems and other applications.
  9. #172 – How Walkable Streets are Changing Fire Code and Safety

    #172 – How Walkable Streets are Changing Fire Code and Safety
    Advocates of walkable street design sometimes meet resistance from firefighters and other emergency services, who depend on wider, faster streets for quick response. QRFS looks at how urban design and firefighting are evolving to meet the challenges of first response and pedestrian safety.
  10. #171 – Life Safety Rope for Firefighters: The Bulwark Safety X

    #171 – Life Safety Rope for Firefighters: The Bulwark Safety X
    As fires burn hotter and faster than ever before, a UL-listed life safety rope aims to enhance firefighter safety during rescue operations. QRFS reveals how the Bulwark Safety X static rope meets and exceeds NFPA standards and enables firefighters to perform rope rescues and escapes with confidence.

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