Tag Archives: fire protection

Bi-Directional Amplifiers: A Lifeline to Emergency Services

A Bi-Directional Amplifier, or BDA system, is an essential life safety system that makes sure first responders can send and receive crucial radio messages during an emergency. But it’s one that many people have never heard of. Davis-Ulmer Fire Protection Alarm & Detection Manager Jerrad Carpenter explains the ABCs of BDAs. Q: What is a…

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Foam Fire Suppression for Aircraft Hangars

foam suppression aircraft hangar

Fire protection systems are necessary to protect many types of buildings, and aircraft hangars are no exception. Aircraft hangars need fire suppression, typically foam fire suppression, to protect both the hangar and the valuable equipment inside of it. Aircraft Hangars: A Unique Fire Protection Challenge Aircraft hangars pose a unique challenge from a fire protection…

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Inspecting Your Fire Protection System

Maintaining and inspecting your fire protection system are two of the most important things you can do right next to installing one when it comes to protecting your facility in the event of a fire.  Having inspections done on a regular basis is critical to the functionality of your system.  Having a company that is…

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Putting Out Your Bonfires Safely

As the weather continues to get warmer and warmer, bonfire season will soon be upon us. Sure, there’s nothing like gathering around a bonfire with friends and family bundled up on a cool summer night while enjoying the outdoors, but if proper safety precautions aren’t taken, that once seemingly peaceful and innocent bonfire could turn…

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Importance of Owning a Fire Extinguisher

The large majority of people do not have fire extinguishers in their home regardless of the fact that house fires happen on a daily basis. However, owning a fire extinguisher can save your life and your property from an accidental house fire. Although a fire extinguisher might not be able to put a house fire…

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Staying Safe with Space Heaters

During the winter months, we are all desperate to stay as warm and cozy as we can. In order to stay warm in winter months, you might need something more than your standard home heating system. Many people use a variety of heating units in winter months, including space heaters. Space heaters are a convenient…

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