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How to Choose a Fire Protection Technology - Cheat Sheet

Zach Nelson posted this on January 8, 2014

ORR Protection Systems has put together a cheat sheet you can download to help you choose the correct fire protection technologyfor your needs. This is not exhaustive, but we wanted to cover the essentials.

How to choose the best fire protection technology

While reviewing the download, be sure to consider the following key questions, and consult a fire protection expert like ORR Protection Systems before selecting a fire protection technology.

  • What are my fire protection goals?
  • What are my specific objectives for fire protection? 
  • What is the performance level necessary to achieve my fire protection goals and objectives?
  • What design is necessary to achieve my desired fire protection performance level?
  • What applicable codes (NFPA, state, and local building codes) do I need to consider?

Click here to download the “Choosing a Fire Protection Technology” cheat sheet.

What's the best fire protection for an emergency generator, a fire pump room, a data center, or even a library? This free download covers many applications including:

  • Office Buildings and High-Rises
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Healthcare Facilites
  • Multi-Tenant Residential buildings
  • Data Centers
  • Telecommunications
  • Warehousing
  • Control Rooms
  • Battery Rooms
  • Museums and Special Collections
  • Mission Critical Processes
  • Gas Turbine Generators
  • Diesel Generators
  • Special Hazards
  • Power Generation
  • Spraying and Coating Operations
  • Machinery
  • Printing Presses
  • Dust Collection
  • Paint Spray Booths
  • Fuel Storage
  • Oil Pumps
  • Mining and Coal Operations
  • Aircraft Hangers
  • Fuel Loading Racks

You'll also learn when to use technology like water mist, carbon dioxide, and foam. While you browse the infographic, keep in mind you can click around and explore the many links to more information!

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