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Our experts take their work very seriously. They will research national and local fire codes and standards that apply to your specific situation, and interpret the rules. They can also explain tricky fire protection system issues and suggest actionable next steps.


Here are some questions we’ve received and answered—saving our clients many hours, thousands of dollars, and serious frustration!

For Questions Like These...

Would compartments in a 2-story, 50-room dorm remodeled into 16 apartments and separated by fire walls eliminate the requirement for fire sprinklers following NFPA 2006?

Is a fire alarm required for a building in Texas that is only occupied a few hours per week?

We recently built an 80,000 square foot extension to our existing 80,000 square foot warehouse space. ... The new fire marshal is requiring pull stations at every door in BOTH sections. Can you send me an authoritative document which shows our building does not require pull stations at every door?

Can a sprinkler riser be located underneath a stair as long as there is a chase adjacent to run the lines up? Also, What is the minimum height for an access door to a riser room?

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  • Response provided within 3 business days!



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