fire sprinkler system

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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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The installation of fire sprinkler systems will go a long way towards minimising the risk of fire devastation.
Re-Qualification of pressure tanks fitted to sprinkler systems of air navigation radar stations.
We are happy to assist and look forward to helping you ensure your family and home are protected with a properly installed and working fire sprinkler system.
In the past, automatic fire sprinkler systems were only used in commercial buildings or factories to protect properties or potential business loss.
One estimate forced costs as high as $35,000 per unit in condominium assessments in order to install the sprinkler systems.
A spokesman for Monmouthshire County Council said: "The installation of sprinkler systems in existing buildings is highly disruptive and would require the buildings to be vacated while the work is underway.
The fire safety regime introduced in October, 2006, makes no specific requirements in respect of sprinkler systems.
A Rhondda Cynon Taf council spokeswoman said: 'We do not fit sprinkler systems in our schools, although we are aware that this is a recommendation from the Fire Service.
The risk of a sprinkler system being set off accidentally is one in a million, so small as to be negligible.
A TOP-level review into fitting sprinkler systems into all Warwickshire schools has been demanded by a county council boss.
ALL of Scotland's 1800 care homes could be protected by fire sprinkler systems for as little as pounds 7.
Calls for sprinkler systems to be introduced into schools have been made by a new body which has been set up to tackle arson across the Midlands.