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Why Do Sprinklered Buildings Have To Pay Higher Water Fees?

February 28th, 2012 Comments off

NFPASome municipal water authorities have assessed water fees related to the recovery cost of unmetered water used in the event of a fire in sprinklered buildings. However, owners and operators of unsprinklered buildings have typically not been assessed this fee – even though water usage is also unmetered during a fire. This is even more surprising given the expectation that buildings equipped with a fire protection system use less water during a fire than buildings without a fire protection system. To add to the confusion, Read more…

Warehousing & High Piled Storage – Meeting the Fire Codes

August 24th, 2011 Comments off

Klausbruckner & Associates is announcing the seminar “Warehousing & High Piled Storage – Meeting the Fire Codes” for September 15th. This seminar provides an overview of the fire hazards associated with warehousing and high-piled combustible storage and reviews the associated fire code requirements for successful fire protection. Read more…

K&A Recognized With Fire Prevention Educator of The Year Award

August 8th, 2011 Comments off

On July, 26, 2011, Elley Klausbruckner, Principal and Fire and Life Safety Code Consultant at Klausbruckner & Associates, was awarded the Fire Prevention Educator of the Year Award by the San Diego County Fire Chiefs Association, Fire Prevention Officers Section. This award is presented to individuals in recognition of their exceptional efforts in presenting fire prevention and safety education to fire departments and residents in Southern California. Read more…

Flammable & Combustible Liquids, Containers & Portable Tanks Seminar

March 16th, 2011 Comments off

On April 19th 2011 Klausbruckner & Associates is presenting a seminar on “Flammable & Combustible Liquids, Containers & Portable Tanks”. Methods of storage, protection, and safety precautions are reviewed as they relate to Chapter 34 of the 2010 California Fire Code and International Fire Code. While this seminar is specific to flammable liquids in containers and portable tanks Read more…