Sprinkler Advantages for Exterior Openings

Exterior openings are important to any building. All joking aside, these openings are necessary for every building that has every existed and ever will exist into the future. These openings are how you access the interior, as well as how natural sunlight provides lighting to the buildings, via doors and windows among other important functions. 

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Sprinkler Advantages for Draftstopping

Concealed spaces in combustible construction are one of the bigger opportunities for fire growth in a building. Experience has shown that some of the greatest damage occurs to conventional wood framed building during a fire when the fire travels unimpeded through concealed draft openings.

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Exterior Areas for Assisted Rescue

The codes and standards have much to say about accessible means of rescue. In fact, it’s one of the more complicated subjects when you are discussing means of egress due to federal and state laws that come into play concerning this topic. It can be very confusing to a designer or Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).  The purpose of this blog is to discuss the sprinkler advantages of this component of an accessible means of egress.

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Travel Distance Advantages of Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems

We have all been there when checking into our hotel room for the night. The elevator drops you off on your floor and then you walk a country mile and finally arrive at your room. Automatic sprinkler systems make that long journey a reality.

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