Fire Sprinkler Systems

  1. #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.
  2. #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.
  3. #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.
  4. #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.
  5. #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.
  6. #261 – Fire Sprinkler Head Guard Color: Requirements and Best Practices

    #261 – Fire Sprinkler Head Guard Color: Requirements and Best Practices
    Smart color choices help code-compliant fire sprinkler head guards (sprinkler head cages) enhance a building's look while reducing accidental discharges.
  7. #260 – What Makes Residential Fire Sprinkler Heads Special?

    #260 – What Makes Residential Fire Sprinkler Heads Special?
    QRFS examines the difference between residential fire sprinkler heads and other sprinkler heads, as well as NFPA standards for residential sprinkler systems.
  8. #257 – Fire Risers, Part 1: Essential Fire Sprinkler Riser Components

    #257 – Fire Risers, Part 1: Essential Fire Sprinkler Riser Components
    Each fire riser serves as a central hub for sprinkler system inspection, testing, and repair. For more on residential and commercial risers, fire sprinkler riser components, and how they’re used in different system types, read on.
  9. #256 – Understanding Fire Compartmentation in Buildings and Fire Sprinkler Pipe Penetrations

    #256 – Understanding Fire Compartmentation in Buildings and Fire Sprinkler Pipe Penetrations
    Learn about NFPA & IBC requirements for fire compartmentation in buildings, including standards sprinkler pipe penetrations must meet for fire-resistance.
  10. #255 – What is a Hydrostatic Test Pump? A Review of Parts and Function

    #255 – What is a Hydrostatic Test Pump? A Review of Parts and Function
    QRFS examines hydrostatic test pumps: the device that enables a critical fire protection system test that ensures piping networks can handle the pressure.

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