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fire sprinkler system

A system for the delivery of water to locations registering a certain heat and to surrounding areas.Local building codes sometimes change the requirements for fire sprinkler systems,requiring larger sprinkler heads than before.Even if a property has a sprinkler system in place, you will need to check the pressure, the size of the heads, and any other matters required by local law in order to ensure that the system will be in compliance.

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Ensuring that the storage volume of file rooms is limited and protecting these rooms with automatic sprinkler systems offers "a high level of protection for records," wrote Hague in his NFPA Journal article.
Webster Building Inspector Theodore Tetreault said the town has found some bars and nightclubs out of compliance and has gone to the state Automatic Sprinkler Appeals Board a few times.
Automatic sprinklers use more water in an hour than the average family uses in three days, but Welsh gardeners' longing for greener pastures has led to surges in water pressure, meaning that the supply can temporarily run almost dry.
In fire sprinklers and suppression, SimplexGrinnell has a history of industry leadership that dates back to the mid-1800s, when Frederick Grinnell invented the first automatic sprinkler.
Shannon: We have learned the value of automatic sprinkler systems.
But leaders of the Tyne & Wear Fire Authority say that an automatic sprinkler system will stop a fire spreading, greatly reducing the risk of serious damage.
Schools in Birmingham risk the 'fire equivalent of Dunblane' because they do not have automatic sprinkler systems installed, a senior fire service officer warned.
There are a variety of situations where automatic sprinkler systems are installed for reasons other than property protection alone.
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Also, the facility will be upgraded to now include a new fully automatic sprinkler and fire alarm system.
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