Fire, smoke and combination dampers continue to be an important part of a facility's over all fire and life safety protection system. Unfortunately, dampers have a tendency to frequently fail during routine inspections. It may not seem like a big deal, especially with other fire protection features (fire doors, firestopping) put in place. But fire and smoke can spread fast, and one of the...
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As a facility manager, ensuring that your facility's fire and life safety systems are properly maintained is just one of the many parts of your job. Fire and smoke dampers are an important part of a building's fire protection system in the event that there is a fire emergency. However, with dampers hanging out in the ductwork, it’s easy to forget they are there and they may go too long...
As the fire protection industry grows, many companies are offering fire damper inspections as a part of their service. And with so many different inspectors to talk to, it can be a challenge just trying to choose the best damper inspection company. But you don’t have to sweat it!
Is your facility due for a fire and smoke damper inspection, but you're not sure how to prepare? Sometimes it can be difficult to remember where to start, especially if it isn’t something you do on a regular basis. Don’t sweat it though, to help you prepare for your next damper inspection, here are some simple steps to follow:
Date: 2016-05-03 Title: CMS Publishes Final Rule on Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fire is the largest cause of commercial property damage in the United States and is responsible for almost 40 percent of industrial property loss. There were over 22,000 fires in commercial buildings in the U.S., which injured almost 2,000 people and killed 17 between the years of 2013-2014. As a fire protection company, we emphasize the importance of preventing the spread of fire through...