Recently, we were approached for water supply and sprinkler analysis by a chemical manufacturer who was retrofitting a manufacturing plant to fit their needs. They faced potential delays due to possible inadequacies in their fire protection systems. The local fire marshal, who understood the need for proper water flow, questioned whether or not the existing water supply infrastructure would be adequate for the sprinkler system.
A chemical manufacturer had acquired an existing manufacturing plant and was retrofitting an existing process room for their needs. The local fire marshal expressed concerns regarding the intended sprinkler protection criteria for the process room. First, he questioned whether the proposed sprinkler protection would be sufficient for the hazard, per NFPA codes and standards; and […]
A major newspaper plant in Ohio had preliminary A/E drawings completed along with their insurance carrier’s fire protection and property loss control recommendations. We attended a coordination meeting to discuss the owner’s primary objectives and overall design concepts. The sprinkler design we subsequently developed for the high rack roll paper storage was significantly less costly […]