The National Fire Protection Association’s standards (NFPA 25) list specific requirements for what equipment needs to be inspected or tested and how often. A water-based fire sprinkler system requires it be checked quarterly, annually, even every five years. Maintaining the integrity and the structure of the fire sprinkler systems is ...
A fire sprinkler installation is a necessity to have in every building, warehouse, or any large property. Although often overlooked, not only is it a requirement in California to have a safety precaution in case of a fire outbreak, it’s a duty as a person to keep the safety of ...
Are you aware of the new addition to the 2002 Edition of NFPA 25 Inspection, Testing & Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection System? For your information, a five-year inspection for a water-based sprinkler system consists of two main parts: piping obstruction investigation and internal valve inspection. Obstruction Investigation Although the ...
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the civilian fire death rate for reported fires was 87% lower in properties with sprinklers than in properties with no automatic extinguishing system. It’s more than just staying in compliance with safety requirements, it’s a matter of life and death At Aura Fire ...
An elemental aspect of fire protection is a fire sprinkler which automatically discharges water when it detects fire or a pre-determined temperature has exceeded. However, did you know that there are various kinds of a fire sprinkler head? Various types of sprinkler heads are usually designed for specific environments. So, how ...
One of the many Aura Fire Safety's benefits to the homeowner or contractor is we are able to quickly design and permit your customized fire sprinkler permits. It is very helpful to have a company that has the experience in working within San Francisco and the surrounding bay areas and ...
With the uplift attention to fire security in the San Francisco Bay territory, Aura Fire Safety has gotten various calls to finish restorative repairs to private and business frameworks. One of our current customers had a startling moderate dribble at a pipe in their private tall building. We could rapidly examine ...
We, California’s leading service when It comes to sprinkler system design for over 20 years, recently had a call from a client located in the Midwest United States who asked assistance in sprinkler design services for several varied commercial buildings. At Aura Fire Safety, we are always ready and available ...
When designing sprinkler systems for projects it is common to have many floor levels in a building. Some projects have only 2 stories, while others cover multi floor areas. One of the common questions we have from owners, builders, and architects is how will there be access to ...
When you are ready to tackle your next renovation construction project or building a new home or office, sprinklers can be one of the last items on your list that you think about that will interface with your project. Although fire sprinklers are one of the most important features that ...
Last week we received a call from Equinox Fitness Center; they were required to replace more than a dozen of corroded sprinklers throughout their facility in San Francisco and they needed it completed on a three-day turn around to meet the stipulations of their ...
Annual and Five-year inspections of fire sprinkler systems are comprehensive procedures which, when completed, will confirm that all sprinkler system components are in good condition and will ensure the system’s successful operation. During an annual fire sprinkler inspection, physical checks are performed on all the parts of your fire sprinkler system. ...
When the topic of fire prevention code and fire safety and comes up, rarely does anyone consider the use of signage; however, identification signs are a standard requisite for the installation of sprinkler systems is California. When fire sprinkler systems are installed, identification signs must be installed at ...
Are you ready for v-day San Francisco with knowledge of top 5 Valentine’s Day fire hazards? Make sure you avoid the most common Valentine’s Day fire disasters by learning what not to do this February. Follow the following important tips to make sure that your romantic Valentine’s Day ...
Riddle me this… if I install a fire sprinkler system in my home or office and come Sunday it is hot as hell outside, will the sprinkler system go off? The Options Are: A) Fire sprinklers will turn ...
One of the most common fears about fire sprinklers is this nightmarish fantasy of them accidentally going off when they’re not needed, resulting in a dizzy ...
Let’s face it, money is tight. Gas is going up, food is going up, movie tickets never seem to stop rising. You don’t want to waste any more cash on things ...
Often times, fire sprinklers are seen as smoke alarms. We see them planted on the wall and think, “They’re doing their job.” We never bother to question their reliability. ...
If you’re a property manager or an owner of a high-rise building or a warehouse there is a good chance you may have a fire pump on your property. Fire pumps are commonly installed at these locations because they provide your fire sprinkler system and fire hoses with the water ...
If you are a property manager or facility maintenance personnel you have a lot on your plate, including keeping abreast of all required Life Fire Safety inspections. It is important that maintenance inspections are being performed on regular basis so that your properties meet all local authority having jurisdiction ...
The fire that happened in San Francisco this week is a scary reminder of what can happen to your property if you do not ...
We at Aura Fire Safety, Inc (AFS). want to help you avoid the costly and dangerous damage to your Fire Sprinkler System. Sprinkler pipes are a lot like a car, if it’s not maintained it can result in expensive and unwanted repairs. At AFS, Inc. we recommend that all of ...
In San Francisco, all your fire protection systems (including fire sprinklers) are required to be inspected quarterly in accordance with NFPA 25, Chapter 5 as amended by Title 19 of the California Code of Regulations. At AFS Inc. we are committed to assisting you in the performance of your mandatory ...
In San Francisco, an annual fire extinguisher inspection is a very important step towards preventive maintenance and safety. You may find that your fire extinguisher has bumps, dents, leaks ...