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Fire Protection/Life Safety

FIRE, often just the word will create excitement. Many enjoy watching it start and grow, feeling the heat rise from the flames and seeing how it reacts.

Fire Protection systems are expensive systems that the client pays for but never wants to operate. Is this a reason for why we have become known as the forgotten service?

Air Vents and Sprinkler Systems

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Trapped air in a wet pipe fire protection system is not something that businesses or homeowners think about when a system is being installed in their facility.

Speaking Sprinkler

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

The 2019 edition of NFPA 13 “Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems” was recently revised. Each new edition is intended to create a document that is easier to use than the previous.

Corrosion has become the bane of the fire sprinkler market. It can lead to numerous problems that include leaks and faulty valves and heads. This, in turn, can lead to loss of property, money, and even life if the problem goes unnoticed.

Myths vs. Facts: Sprinkler Systems

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Over the last 100 years, fire sprinkler systems have been a proven method of providing life and property saving protection. Unfortunately, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions when it comes to these systems.

Ahern is a NOTIFIER® Premier Distributor for the state of Wisconsin and northern Illinois. NOTIFIER® by Honeywell is the largest manufacturer of engineered fire alarm systems.

The fire pump controller monitors several alarms and devices specific to the fire pump operation.

Now is the time to invest in your fire protection systems or retrofit your building with lifesaving and property conserving protection.

Air Compressor Maintenance

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

A reliable source of clean, dry air under the proper pressure is necessary for Dry and Preaction Fire Protection Systems. Proper air pressure requirements will be determined at the time of the system design.