What building managers need to know about fire pumps

By |2019-11-10T18:39:51+10:00June 25th, 2019|Equipment, Fire safety, Fire system, Useful tips|

Water remains one of the most effective fire fighting agent. However, without the correct pressure, it will be ineffective at putting out any fire. It’s vital that the flow of water gets a much-needed boost so that it can reach areas affected by fire. That’s why fire pumps are an essential component of any

Time to review your fire safety provider’s accreditation

By |2019-11-10T18:40:24+10:00May 15th, 2019|Accreditation, Fire safety regulation, News, Regulation changes|

Credentials count. That’s especially true when it comes to matters that you would never entrust with an unqualified operator – fire safety not least of all. With industry bodies and the government further strengthening the regulations surrounding fire safety, now is a good time to review if you are entrusting work to the right

Five ways to simplify your fire safety inspection

By |2019-04-04T08:44:38+10:00March 28th, 2019|Fire prevention, Fire safety, Fire system, Service|

Although a perennial process, organising and carrying out annual fire safety inspections can require much effort from building managers; however, a misstep could be time-consuming and can cost thousands in penalties, not to mention unhappy tenants.Plus, carrying out inspections is a requirement to secure your AFSS — your primary proof of fire safety compliance.So, how

Smart and safe ways to save on fire protection costs

By |2019-02-25T17:05:02+10:00February 25th, 2019|Fire prevention, Fire safety, Useful tips|

The amount of money spent doesn’t always equate to value gained. It’s true for consumer goods, but also for services. Plus, making smart decisions about how to use funds means investing more resources into growing your business. But should you try to save costs on something as vital as fire protection? After all, lives

Debunking 5 popular sprinkler system myths

By |2018-11-19T19:07:45+10:00November 19th, 2018|Equipment, Fire prevention, Fire system, New installation, Service|

You’ve seen it in movies: the hero sets off the fire sprinklers to cause a diversion, the entire building gets flooded, and he gets away to save the day. Unfortunately, Hollywood gets a lot of things wrong about sprinkler systems. Also, unlike the flicks, fires are real and very serious. Uncontrolled, it could lead

Fire safety tips for building and facility managers

By |2018-10-24T08:53:11+10:00October 24th, 2018|Buildings, Fire prevention, Fire safety|

As a busy building or facility manager, attending to more obvious issues, like leaking pipes or damaged carpet, leaves you vulnerable to hidden ones. Fires happen less frequently than other building maintenance issues it’s easy to ignore. However, unlike a leaking pipe, fires take lives. While the importance of fire safety is undeniable, learning