Whether residential or commercial, it is still imperative to have an emergency action plan and to distribute it among your tenants.
Ensuring fire safety in your building is a top priority for all property owners. One of the essential components of a fire protection system is a fire pump. Fire pumps are commonly found in buildings that tend to have a high-pressure demand such as high-rises or storage warehouses. A fire sprinkler system, which is an integral part of a fire pump, utilizes the high-pressure water provided by the fire pump to increase the flow rate of the water and extinguish fires effectively.
Most construction projects are subject to code compliance. Whether it’s a retail fit-out of a core space, ground-up construction, or a tenant improvement project, there are codes enforced by the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).
Dry pipe valves contain water below a clapper and air (or nitrogen) above the clapper. When released, a sprinkler head opens and allows the dry pipe valve to fill the overhead pipes with water or nitrogen.