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Just Like the Movies: Deluge Fire Systems

by Mike Lehner, P.E. and Paul Greenwalt, EIT This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. You know the scene. Action movie: Good guy running from the bad guys, gun shots, explosives, smoke. Fire starts in one small area and the ENTIRE fire sprinkler system begins dumping water on the building.

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To Insure or Not to Insure: A Question for Fire Protection Projects

by Mike Lehner, P.E. This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. Fire sprinklers are in the insurance business. How? They are a tool that helps reduce the chance and severity of a fire in a building. Many property insurance companies are on the hook to repair or replace buildings that have been damaged […]

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Fire Protection: The Whole Story May Surprise You

by Mike Lehner, P.E. This article is part of Wood Harbinger’s newsletter series. When you think about fire protection, what comes to mind? Fire hydrants? Fire sprinklers? Every sprinkler head in the building going off in some Hollywood movie? In reality, each sprinkler head activates in its own sweet time, when the temperature in the […]

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