Category: Aura Fire Safety


In 2016, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed laws to promote fire and life safety by reducing the risk of fires and the damage that comes from them. Ordinance 163-16 and 165-16 ... Read More


By July 1, 2021, San Francisco R-2 occupancy buildings with three residential units or more with existing fire alarms are required to upgrade their fire alarms to meet a “pillow test.” Since August 2016, the San Francisco Fire Department introduced a law requiring individuals to have fire systems that are ... Read More


How to Ensure an Accurate Test Report After Annual Fire Alarm Inspection For Your San Francisco Hotel Hotel owners in San Francisco know the importance of the annual fire alarm inspection. Firstly, staff and visitors' ... Read More


Protect you’re your Bay Area home or business with fire sprinkler monitoring.Frequently Required Fire Sprinkler Corrections Include:Inadequate sprinkler coverage Corroded, damaged sprinklers Sprinklers recalled by the manufacturer Pipe fractures and leaks Cracked, faulty valvesAura Fire Safety Offers ... Read More


Fire Safety For Single Room Occupancy Buildings Fire hazards are pervasive in San Francisco SRO Hotels due to many factors, including old buildings, tenant behaviors, and a general lack of fire safety and prevention information. Since 1988 it has been estimated more than 1,500 residential SRO hotel units have been lost ... Read More


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