International Fire Protection

What is Special Hazard Fire Suppression?

November 14th, 2018

A special hazards fire suppression system is used to put out fires in areas where water damage from fire sprinklers can cause costly or irreparable damage to the assets being protected. Special hazards systems use agents to extinguish a fire quickly without damaging property. The Need for Special Hazards Suppression Special hazards fire protection systems …
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Advantages of CO2 Fire Suppression

November 14th, 2018

When it comes to protecting your building from a fire, you probably want the best systems in place to give your property the best protection. However, it can be difficult to figure out which fire protection system is right for you. Depending on the assets you are trying to protect, a CO2 fire suppression system …
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What is Fire Alarm Monitoring?

October 10th, 2018

A fire alarm monitoring system consists of fire alarm devices, a fire alarm control panel, a communicator (DACT, Cellular, IP) and a central monitoring station. When a fire alarm event occurs in a building where the panel is being monitored, the monitoring panel/communicator will automatically relay a signal to the central station. At the central …
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October Fire Prevention Week

October 9th, 2018

During a fire, every second counts.  A few seconds can be the difference between escaping a fire safely and devastating consequences. Teaching people of all ages about fire safety can improve the chances of a person’s survival during a fire. Fire prevention education is so important that there is a week every October dedicated to …
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Campus Fire Safety

August 29th, 2018

With classes starting up again soon, it is important for students to keep fire safety in mind as they head off to school. September is campus fire safety month, so it is a great time for young adults to review safety practices as they move into college dorms or off-campus housing. Safety Fire Tips for College Campuses …
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Fire Protection When Water Won’t Do

June 27th, 2018

If you own a business or work in an industry, at a factory, in a commercial kitchen, or any other type of facility that deals with hazardous material or substances where water won’t work to put out a fire, then you are going to need something that will.  That is where a clean agent fire …
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The Importance of Fire Extinguishers

May 24th, 2018

Fire extinguishers are on the front line of fire protection for most facilities and homes along with fire alarms.  Making sure you have the correct fire extinguisher for the application you would need it for is very important.  Depending on where you have the fire extinguisher placed, whether be in your home, kitchen, garage, boat, …
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Protecting Assisted Living Facilities

April 20th, 2018

What We Can Do For Assisted Living Facilities Do you own or manage an assisted living facility or plan on building one?  Do you know what the requirements are for assisted living facilities your size are when it comes to fire protection?  Do you know what the cost of installing a fire protection system would …
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Understanding the Different Types of Fire Sprinkler Systems

April 15th, 2018

Protect Your Assets with a Fire Sprinkler System If you are thinking about or planning on installing a sprinkler system for your facility or home, there are many different types of sprinkler systems to choose from and each one has their own unique purposes.  Sprinkler systems are becoming more cost effective to design and install …
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IRS Tax Code, Section 179 Update

April 12th, 2018

International Fire Protection receives updates from different associations within the Life Safety Industry to stay appraised in the marketplace and up to date on all codes and regulations as they happen. The Fire Suppression Systems Association (FSSA) recently reminded us about the Tax Code 179 Update. Starting in 2018, Fire Protection Systems in Commercial Structures …
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