Better Late Than Never

"I chose Jason Webb to write an article for the Member Takeover edition of the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance column of National Fire Sprinkler Magazine because of his vast knowledge of, and passion for, the fire protection industry. Jason has had various roles in the fire protection industry and now works for Potter Electric Signal. Potter continues to stay on the cutting edge of fire sprinkler technology and produces exceptional products. There is no doubt that his article will be very informative." –Vince Powers

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What’s Your Sign Say? Standpipe Signage Requirements

We often misunderstand the concept of signage. The term “signage” is defined as the design or use of signs and symbols to communicate a message to a specific group. When developing our signs, we need to first understand what is required by the standard to be posted, and to whom we are trying to convey our message.

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Does Your Structure Measure up to a High-Rise?

The mighty high-rise has been a testament to civilization’s engineering and construction capabilities, though tall structures have been in existence for centuries.

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I Don’t Get It

At 1417 Hours on July 24th, 2017, a fire began on the 26th floor of the Marco Polo condominiums in Honolulu, Hawaii. Before it was over, 4 people were killed, and 13 others injured. The fire damaged or destroyed over 200 units in the 568-unit, 36-story building.

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