Can a contractor work on a fire sprinkler system?
(A) A fire sprinkler contractor may not engage in fire sprinkler system work unless the entity has in its employment a primary qualifying party who meets the requirements of this chapter and has been designated by the licensee as the principle individual responsible for directing or reviewing fire sprinkler contractor work.
Is it safe to build building with no sprinkler system?
Indeed the Board considered this would lead to a safer building than one completed fully pursuant to the DTS provisions of the Building Code (ie with non-combustible walls but no sprinkler system). There was also a building occupant warning system (fire alarm) protecting the SOUs.
Is the sprinkler system performance based or performance based?
There was also a building occupant warning system (fire alarm) protecting the SOUs. When all factors were considered the Board found that the as-constructed sprinkler system (subject to the remedial work being completed) would allow the occupants safe evacuation pursuant to the performance requirements in EP2.2.
What is a sprinkler system in a building?
The system is a network of specially sized or hydraulically designed piping installed in a building, structure, or area, generally overhead, and to which sprinklers are connected in a systematic pattern. The system includes a controlling valve and a device for actuating an alarm when the system is in operation.
Are there any problems with my sprinkler system?
Fortunately, you can troubleshoot your lawn sprinkler problems easily. Here are seven common problems and how you can fix them: 1. Broken spray heads: If you notice that your sprinkler heads don’t pop up or they pop up only to spray water everywhere, you may have a broken spray head.
What causes a sprinkler head to not pop up?
1. Broken spray heads: If you notice that your sprinkler heads don’t pop up or they pop up only to spray water everywhere, you may have a broken spray head. Broken spray heads occur when lawn mowers or other vehicles drive over them. To fix a broken spray head, find the correct sprinkler head to match your irrigation head.
What do you need to know about sprinkler system placement?
Proper sprinkler placement allows even watering and reduces dry patches. Proper placement requires: • Head to head coverage: Each sprinkler should spray to the head beside and across it. • Equal spacing between heads: Permits uniform water distribution. Placement Example: Good • Good Overlap • Head to head coverage Placement Example:Bad
What to do if your sprinkler system is clogged?
Clogged sprinkler heads: You may have a clogged sprinkler head if the head doesn’t rise and there is no water. Dirt, sand and other debris build up in the sprinkler head filters. To clean a filter: Turn off your water, lift the pop up riser, remove the nozzle and the filter, clean the filter and return to the nozzle. 3.