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Five Ways to Boost Your Emergency Preparedness Today

Understanding how to stay safe in an emergency September is emergency preparedness month. It serves as a great reminder that being prepared for an emergency is a vital for quick response times that help ensure safety of you and your loved ones. Each of these tasks can be easily accomplished today, and they have a …

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Listed Spray Sprinklers
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What Else the Testing Tells Us A common part of our industry is the use of Listed components. Other than the general understanding that this requirement provides a level of confidence that the devices will work, we typically don’t give the subject a lot of thought. There are multiple aspects of the underlying tests, though, …

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Moore Named 2017 Young Professional of the Year

Third-Generation Contractor Dreams of a More Beautiful World Her whole life, Tiffany Moore has sought to make the world a better, more beautiful place – literally and figuratively. The third-generation fire sprinkler contractor grew up with one foot firmly rooted in fire protection and the other in the world of art in Issaquah, Washington – …

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Explore the Largest U.S. Fire Sprinkler Exhibit
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AFSA36 Features Top Manufacturers, Suppliers in the Fire Sprinkler Industry The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) 36th Annual Convention, Exhibition & Apprentice Competition (AFSA36) is offering this year’s largest display of fire sprinkler products and services in the country! Visit Las Vegas and the top fire sprinkler industry manufacturers and suppliers September 24-27 at the …

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Listing of Hanging and Bracing Components

 Understanding the Testing Standards What is behind a listing? We know the components are tested, but to what degree? This information can help if an Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) is questioning the loading of an application using a listed support or brace. This article will provide some background of what the components go through for …

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Identifying Microbes

What is Contaminating My Fire Sprinkler System? While microorganisms do not produce unique types of corrosion, they can accelerate corrosion reactions. Microbial action has been identified as a contributor to rapid corrosion of metals and alloys exposed to soils; seawater, distilled water, and freshwater; crude oil, hydrocarbon fuels, and process chemicals; and sewage. Many industries …

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Commodity Classification Testing

Reassessing the Fire Risk of Changing Commodity and Packaging Protecting investments is critical for business owners, risk managers, and insurers alike. We all know how quickly fire can spread and how devastating it can be. At UL, our fire suppression group offers a broad range of experience, expertise, and tests that can aid in fire …

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend AFSA36

1. GET INSPIRED by our line-up of nationally recognized speakers. The industry’s biggest and best, provides the most bang for the buck with prominent panelists as well as expert industry practitioners with topics and tips to help you remain strong, competitive and profitable during uncertain times. 2. GET CEU/CPDs at relevant workshops. Offering three jammed-packed …

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