Posts Tagged ‘Warehouse’

ESFR Sprinklers – The Perfect Solution To Warehouse Fire Protection? (Updated)

February 1st, 2017 Comments off

Explore with us in this article the do’s and don’ts of using ESFR sprinkler systems. We discuss common pitfalls in applying these types of sprinkler systems and provide detailed explanations on their correct usage including applicable codes and regulations. Presented are the latest updates on this subject matter based on the 2013 and 2016 editions of NFPA 13, FM Global Property Loss Prevention Data Sheets, and relevant results from the latest fire tests with ESFR sprinkler systems. Read more…

KnA Seminar – BIG BOX 101

January 10th, 2017 Comments off

Klausbruckner & Associates is announcing the seminar “BIG BOX 101” for Wednesday, February 1st 2017. The seminar will review fire protection and life safety perspectives for large “big box” warehouses and is targeting fire prevention officials, developers, builders, consultants, architects and engineers. A big box warehouse is a facility that is over 300,000-sf with 28-foot ceilings or higher. Read more…

ESFR Sprinklers – The Perfect Solution To Warehouse Fire Protection? (Updates)

July 11th, 2012 Comments off

Explore with us in this extended and updated article the do’s and don’ts of ESFR sprinkler systems. We added a section on the changes of the most recent 2010 edition of FM 8-9 by FM Global, and a FAQ on the instances where in-rack sprinklers are required when the building is equipped with an ESFR system Read more…

NFPA Seminar On Global Research Of High Challenge Warehouse Storage

January 20th, 2012 Comments off

NFPA and the Fire Protection Research Foundation will present the latest global research on high challenge warehouse storage. The one-day seminar, titled “Global Research Update: High Challenge Storage Protection,” will be held on June 27, 2012 at the Marriott Rive Gauche, in Paris, France, in cooperation with the European Fire Sprinkler Network conference. Read more…

ESFR Sprinklers The Perfect Solution To Warehouse Fire Protection?

November 17th, 2010 1 comment

ESFR (Early Suppression, Fast Response) sprinkler systems, have been rightfully touted as one of the best solutions and best investments in warehouse storage. But are ESFR systems an all-inclusive solution to warehouse protection? Is it the “miracle cure” to all warehousing problems? Read more…

Warehouse Fire Tests – Smoke Detectors

October 29th, 2010 Comments off

Xtralis, a maker of Aspirating Smoke Detection (ASD) solutions, conducted a series of fire tests in a warehouse setting to demonstrate the capabilities of three smoke detection technologies, an air-sampling solution, a spot-type detector and a beam detector. Read more…