The New Normal for Fire and Life Safety

Integrated Fire SystemsFire & Life Safety Updates

Buildings are Being Used Differently but They Are Still at Risk of Fire During this time in California our buildings are being used in ways that we aren’t used to. Hotels are mostly either left empty or filled with essential workers. Nursing homes are following strict quarantine orders. Grow rooms are being worked over time to meet California’s cannabis demand. … Read More

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day 2020

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How to Celebrate on May 2nd Saturday, May 2nd is NFPA’s Wildfire Community Preparedness Day. According to NFPA this day was created as a “Prep Day to raise awareness of wildfire risk, to share information and knowledge, and to help residents make changes to improve the survival of their homes and neighborhoods.” Wildfire Statistics NFPA reports the following statistics for … Read More

Power Outages and Fire and Life Safety Equipment

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Prepare for Power Outages Throughout the past few months California has been experiencing PG&E power outages. According to PG&E, “it may be necessary for us to turn off electricity when gusty winds and dry conditions, combined with a heightened fire risk, are forecasted.” Here in Northern California we are in high fire danger season. We have yet to get any … Read More

Fire and Life Safety in Mercantile Properties

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Be Safe While Shopping This Holiday Season The Holiday Season is here which means that people will be flooding to mercantile properties to get all of the best Black Friday deals. NFPA describes mercantile properties as, “an assortment of different types of stores, facilities providing personal services such as barber and beauty shops, laundry or dry cleaning shops, service stations, … Read More

How to Prepare Your Home for Wildfires

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Protect Your Property Using the Home Ignition Zone Throughout October and these first few days of November, California has been battling wildfires. And the parts of the state that haven’t been on fire have been under wildfire watch. After the town of Paradise was decimated by the Camp fire last year, many people in Northern California are more aware than … Read More

Fire Dangers in Grow Rooms

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How to Protect Your Grow Room Against Fire In 2019 California’s legal cannabis sales are expected to gross $3.1 billion. This makes California the largest cannabis market in the world. In January of 2018, cannabis sales became legal in California and this has brought an influx of legal cannabis growers to the state. With so many grow rooms popping up … Read More

Fire and Life Safety at Industrial and Manufacturing Properties

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Facts & Statistics Industrial and manufacturing properties include utility, defense, agriculture, and mining properties. Over the last 3 decades there has been a substantial fall in fires that occur at these properties. This means that our industrial and manufacturing properties are becoming safer. But, this does not mean that we can become complacent with our safety at these locations. Because … Read More

Apprenticeship FAQ

Integrated Fire SystemsFire Alarm News, Fire Sprinkler News

Popular Questions About Fire Alarm and Fire Sprinkler Apprenticeship Programs Last year we released two blog posts about becoming fire alarm and fire sprinkler apprentices. The fire sprinkler apprenticeship post talks about the new California law that requires apprentices, the process on becoming an apprentice, and how you become a journeyman. The fire alarm apprenticeship post talks about the process … Read More

Property Type and Fires

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Statistics on Fires by Property Type and How to Protect Your Property Fires can happen anywhere. This is why it is very important to make sure that your property is up to code and protected with the proper fire and life safety systems. Damage from Property Fires NFPA has put together the following data to show the annual average amount … Read More

Blog Post Highlights

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Take a Look at Our Blog Archive’s We have been putting out weekly blogs for the past year and a half. These blogs range from various fire and life safety topics that we hope can help educate our customers. The blog is also a great way for us to share important updates about our company. So far we have accumulated … Read More