Automatic Fire Sprinkler System
Fire sprinklers have been known as the most effective form of fire protection for a long time. The varieties of systems that Cofessco Fire Protection designs, installs and services include:
- Wet sprinkler systems
- Dry pipe systems
- Pre-action systems
- Stand pipe systems
- Fire pumps
- Fire hydrants
- In-rack sprinkler systems
- Deluge systems
- Foam systems
Cofessco Fire Protection also modifies and repairs existing systems. Emergency service for fire sprinkler systems is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM SERVICE: Inspection, testing and maintenance
To ensure their reliability, fire sprinkler systems must be inspected, tested and maintained in accordance with the requirements of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), your local Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) and your insurance company. Cofessco Fire Protection will perform a program of periodic testing, inspection and maintenance that is right for you and conforms to NFPA code requirements as well as the requirements of your local AHJ.
Each year, we perform thousands of inspections on new and existing systems to determine compliance with fire codes, insurance requirements and client needs. These inspections assure optimum system operation, response times, and proper operation of the fire sprinkler systems.
As part of our inspections, Cofessco Fire Protection will inspect and test the operation and conditions related to fire sprinkler systems in accordance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 25 standards. We compile a complete report of inspection, explain any deficiencies and recommend corrective action to be taken according to recognized care and maintenance standards. Detailed computer generated reports of all inspections are kept and copies of inspection reports are sent to you and other agencies requiring reports, at the completion of inspections.
A properly installed and maintained fire sprinkler system can save lives and lower insurance costs. At Cofessco Fire Protection our fire sprinkler installation and service technicians will ensure that your systems function properly.
Quarterly fire sprinkler service may include:
- Main drain test
- Measure static pressure
- Measure residual pressure
- Low pressure alarm
- Flow alarm
- Test control valves
- Inspect name plates
Annual fire sprinkler service includes the above plus:
- Inspect hangers, pipe, fittings, spare sprinkler heads
- Tanks (gravity, pressure, reservoir)
- Pumps (fire, jockey, electric, diesel)
- Water supply testing
- Operating control valves
- Testing tamper switches
- Inspect fire department connection for obstructions and caps
- Functional test of sprinkler alarm devices
- Trip-test dry-pipe, pre-action, and deluge valves as applicable
- Withdraw anti-freeze solution sample and test
- Inspect backflow prevention devices
- Inspecting sprinkler heads for rating, damage, obstructions, or corrosion
A visual examination of a water-based fire protection system, or a portion thereof, to verify that it appears to be in operating condition and is free of physical damage.
A procedure to determine the functional status of a system by conducting physical checks, such as water flow tests and fire pump tests for water-based systems, sprinkler alarm tests, and trip tests of dry pipe, deluge, or pre-action valves. These tests follow up on the original acceptance test at intervals specified in the appropriate chapter of the NFPA standard 25.
Work performed to keep equipment operable or make repairs.
Inspection, testing and maintenance service
A service program provided by a qualified contractor or owner’s representative in which all components unique to the property’s systems are inspected and tested at the required times and necessary maintenance is provided. This program includes logging and retention of relevant records.
“I would like to tell you how much we enjoyed Bryan’s work here on Wednesday. He was able to answer all of our questions and suggest various improvements. Not only was he professional but he was very personable and helpful. We appreciate how successful we have been with your company. Thanks so much for your service!”
“A big THANK YOU to you and your guys … I feel that on a scale from 1 to 10 we got a 9 on our inspection yesterday with the State Inspections.”
“Your crew has just left. Excellent courteous service!”
“I appreciate the time you took to explain our equipment to my staff”
“I felt good about the job you performed”