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Five Year Inspections for Fire Sprinkler Systems: What You Should Know

A well designed and properly installed fire sprinkler system requires very little in the way of maintenance; however, it is imperative to keep up with routine inspections to maximize a system’s firefighting potential and avoid any litigation in the event of a fire. Routine inspection, testing and maintenance will ensure […]

July 30, 2020

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How Often Does a Fire Alarm System Need Inspection?

Like fire sprinkler systems, fire alarms require routine maintenance to ensure they are in working order. Luckily, most fire sprinkler contractors have fire alarm divisions that will install and service fire alarms. Having a fully functioning fire alarm system in addition to fire sprinklers offers a building owner a maximum […]

June 8, 2020

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Burn Demo in Ventnor

The NJFSAB team increased awareness of fire safety and the importance of fire sprinklers as part of the Ventnor Business Association’s second annual Spring Block Party.  Hundreds of visitors attended the block party and many saw first-hand how quickly and effectively sprinklers can suppress home fires. Our own State Coordinator […]

May 13, 2019

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Xmas Tree Burn Demo

Annual Christmas Tree Burn Demonstration to be held Dec. 6 How many seconds will it take for the fire to spread? To remind residents about the importance of fire safety this holiday season former Assemblyman John Wisniewski is sponsoring a live Christmas Tree and Fire Sprinkler Burn Demonstration in conjunction […]

November 29, 2018

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Home Fire Sprinkler Day

Derrick Sawyer, John Waters, NJFSAB and NFSA PenJerDel Chapter Celebrate a Successful Home Fire Sprinkler Day Members of the NFSA’s PenJerDel Chapter and the New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board have covered a lot of ground in the past month advocating for fire sprinklers in homes. NFSA’s Retrofit Specialist Derrick […]

June 8, 2018

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Fire Sprinkler Protected: Rock Ministries

Rock Ministries is now protected, thanks to the efforts of the NFSA PenJerDel Chapter and Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 692. “This is huge for us,” said Pastor Buddy Osborn, as he leaned against the ropes of the boxing ring at Rock Ministries. “Thanks to this sprinkler system, we’re not going […]

May 14, 2018

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Home Fire Sprinkler Day

Saturday, May 19 is National Home Fire Sprinkler Day! For the first time ever, May 19 is now recognized as Home Fire Sprinkler Day. This national effort is aimed at raising awareness of the life-saving technology that is fire sprinklers. Spearheaded by the National Fire Protection Association and the Home […]

May 14, 2018

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Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act: Making Sure Safety Comes First

Exciting news for small business owners in New Jersey and across the nation who want to install new or retrofit existing fire sprinkler systems.  The Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act which passed as part of a federal tax reform package under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, makes it easier and […]

May 4, 2018

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Lightweight Construction: What You Need To Know

Fire Sprinklers in Lightweight Construction: Affordable Protection for Affordable Materials Many innovations came along with the suburban boom of the mid-20th century.  One such innovation that made such growth possible – lightweight construction — is still as important today as it was 60 years ago.   Lightweight construction is a […]

April 8, 2018

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NJFSAB Member Named NFSA Chairman of the Board

The New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NJFSAB) is proud to announce that Board of Directors member Kent Mezaros has been elected to serve a two-year term as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors for the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA). “Kent is the first NJFSAB member to […]

March 28, 2018

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