Improvements included installation of a 100,000-gallon water tank to supply the fire-protection system
, installation of a 30,000-gallon underground containment tank for firefighting foam, installation of a bridge crane, replacement of high-bay light fixtures, installation of fire protection and alarm systems, renovations to existing fire pumps, coating and painting the hangar floor, and other general architectural work (kitchens, offices and break rooms).
What's said to be the first fire-protection system for thermoforming machines has been introduced by AVT Inc.
Based on discussions with insurance companies, he says the fire-protection system will result in a significant reduction in insurance premiums.
The design of any fire-protection system is an exact science that takes into account a building's use, occupancy, footprint, and even its other installed systems.
In the design process, these typical fire-protection system goals are on the table for consideration:
Harrington recalls a recent meeting with a client: The client opened a large retail store in a mall and didn't use a consultant for fire-protection system design.
Beyond the components that actually make up an integrated fire-protection system, there's another important factor that affects design: maintenance.
Well-versed architects, engineers, and manufacturers' representatives can guide you in determining if your fire-protection system should meet minimum code or go beyond the essentials.
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