Category: Aura Fire Safety


Some time has passed since the last two monumental San Francisco fire safety ordinances were instated in response to the Mission District fires. Although deadlines for compliance have long gone and these protections are well established—it's never too late to review them. Particularly in preparation for the approaching 2021 fire ... Read More


Smoke detectors are designed and installed to provide an early warning of a fire. In California, it's a legal requirement for building and property owners to install, maintain, and communicate to tenants the fire safety systems that operate throughout the building — whether it is a rental property or privately ... Read More


By July 1, 2021, owners of Group R-2 occupancy buildings — meaning any residential occupancy with sleeping areas — are required to upgrade fire alarm systems to pass the “Pillow Test.” The San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD), as of August 2016, requires that fire alarm systems be loud ... Read More


Is your fire system in compliance with code? Would your sprinklers be able to respond quickly in an emergency?OUR EXPERTISE AND QUICK RESPONSIVENESS GOES UNMATCHEDAvoid surprise fines from an improper fire sprinkler installation! We quickly and thoroughly design our fully code-compliant fire prevention systems.We keep you on the right ... Read More


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 ... Read More


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 ... Read More


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 InvestigationAlthough the ... Read More


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 deathAt Aura Fire ... Read More


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 ... Read More


Certified fire safety protection can make or break the game for any homeowner or business. Often, fire sprinkler protection gets left out of the overall design of many projects. Then when the time comes to submit all required paperwork and plans ... Read More