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ANSUL® INERGEN® Fire Suppression Systems

ANSUL® INERGEN® is a clean agent fire suppression system that protects enclosed areas. These systems protect assets and property that would be damaged by conventional suppression agents. INERGEN® systems use naturally occurring gases to suppress fires: nitrogen, argon, and carbon dioxide. These gases return to the atmosphere in their naturally occurring state after discharge. When…

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Fire Prevention Week 2022

Fire Prevention Week 2022 is October 9 – 15th. This year is 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week. Starting in 1922, FPW has been sponsored as a public observance by the NFPA. President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed Fire Prevention Week a national observance in 1925, making it the longest-running public health observance in our country. FPW…

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What Exactly Is Fire Protection?

Fire protection refers to measures and practices that are taken to prevent destruction and major impacts that may occur from a fire. Fire protection lessens the unwanted effects of a fire and works to save lives and valuable properties. The measures taken may include studying the risks and causes of fires, research and development of…

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Why Should You Consider Working For Davis-Ulmer?

Davis-Ulmer is a family of experienced fire protection companies that works together to provide our customers with the best products and services. Because we are a large company, we are able to offer our employees large company benefits, while still giving you a small company feel. Holding a career at Davis-Ulmer is something you can…

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What is Fire Alarm Monitoring?

Most people are familiar with fire alarms, where occupants inside a building are able to be notified when a fire is present. Fire alarms are a key component to the safety of the building, employees, visitors, and the structure itself. What some people are unaware of is taking the safety step further with fire alarm…

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Why Do Fire Sprinkler Systems Need Inspections?

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Installing a fire sprinkler system in your facility is a great first step for protecting your property. However, you cannot install a fire sprinkler system and then not touch it for years to come with the expectation that it will perform when it is needed. Sprinkler systems need regular inspections to assure that the system…

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Common Types of Fire Sprinkler Systems

There are 4 common types of fire sprinkler systems that can be used to save lives and protect your property. The type of fire sprinkler system that is installed in your facility will vary depending on the type of application you have and the hazards you need to protect. Fire sprinklers are one of the…

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Fire Alarm Inspections & Testing

Just like any other component of your building’s fire protection scheme, your fire alarm system needs to be inspected on a regular basis to help prevent system failure. Early warning of a fire is critically important for the people inside your facility. Getting your systems regularly inspected and tested will help to ensure that your…

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Fire Prevention Week 2021

On October 9th, 1871, the Great Chicago Fire killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures, and burned more than 2,000 acres of land. Every year in commemoration of the fire, Fire Prevention Week is observed. This year Fire Prevention Week is October 3rd – October 9th.  During Fire Prevention…

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Commercial Fire Alarm Systems

Commercial buildings such as offices, retail centers, multifamily residential buildings and hotels need effective fire alarm systems to keep employees, residents, and guests safe. Early detection and warning of a fire buy the critical time needed for people inside the building to escape safely. Designing a Commercial Fire Alarm System Fire alarm systems should be…

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