A fire suppression system’s job is to detect and suppress a fire. With a variety of fire suppression systems available, the system selected should be based on a number of factors including the application and the type of fire hazard.
With 70 percent of businesses never reopening or failing within three years of a major fire, it is crucial for businesses to have proper fire protection in place. Active and passive fire protection work together to prevent the spread and suppress fires allowing people to evacuate quickly while minimizing damage.
As we celebrate Earth Day, you may be wondering about the environmental and health impacts of the various chemical suppression agents used in automatic fire suppression systems. Clean agents provide a range of benefits while protecting your critical assets.
Fire is the second leading cause of accidents in wind turbines after blade failure. When a fire does occur, the typical action is to wait for it to burn out. Without suppressing the fire, significant damage is caused which results in considerable repair costs and lost revenue due to downtime.