automatic sprinkler


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automatic sprinkler

A sprinkler head having a nozzle which is normally closed, but opens when exposed to a predetermined quantity of heat—either by the melting of a fusible element or by the rupturing of a liquid-filled glass bulb.
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Both Lathrop and Fasano noted that the nursing home industry supports the installation of automatic sprinklers in facilities.
One perspective is that automatic sprinkler technology and compartments can best contain a fire.
Adequate and reliable fire safety can only be achieved in these facilities by spending the time and money to improve detection and compartmentation, in addition to installing and properly maintaining automatic sprinkler systems.
said he has a bill in the works that would require every nursing home reimbursed by Medicare or Medicaid to have full automatic sprinklers.
Glendale, Arizona, offers rebates for homeowners who convert existing landscapes to low-water-use plants or install automatic sprinkler controls.
Contract notice: Supply And Installation Of An Automatic Sprinkler System Of Golf ~Compact~ Of Royan
If you tried to use an automatic sprinkler in the valleys the ground is so steep the water would just wash away anyway, so why bother?
In addition, Gettler served as the secretary of the National Automatic Sprinkler Industry, Pension and Welfare Funds with assets in excess of $4 billion, as well as acting as a Trustee on several other Taft-Harley Funds.
1 Reduce automatic sprinkler settings for watering fruit trees, roses, landscape beds and even lawns.
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.
If industry estimates are correct, all of Scotland's 1800 care homes could be fitted with automatic sprinkler systems at a cost of pounds 7.

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