Summary and Info
This book describes how to prevent, detect and suppress fires in residential, commercial, and industrial settings. This comprehensive reference guide outlines a variety of proven firefighting methods and fire protection specifications. An extensive appendix provides applicable piping and pressure tables, system diagrams, engineer and contractor information, extinguisher charts, and sample calculations. The book provides important technical information necessary to make the right decisions about the installation of the latest, most efficient fire protection system in an easy-to-understand format. Its intention is to educate those who are responsible, not only for themselves and their own property, but for the property and lives of others. Engineers, building owners, architects, designers, contractors, maintenance personnel, etc., all carry this burden of responsibility and will benefit from the information offered.