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Special Extinguishing

Design, project management, and contract administration for cost-effective special extinguishing systems that match hazards with appropriate protection

 

Particular hazards may contribute to situations in which water either may not be an effective extinguishing medium or where automatic sprinklers may need to be supplemented with other types of fire suppression systems.

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Under these circumstances, special extinguishing systems are needed, potentially including:

  • Gaseous Fire Extinguishing Systems
  • Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishing Systems
  • Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
  • Condensed Aerosol Fire Extinguishing Systems
  • Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems

PLC’s specialized expertise and array of services makes us an ideal partner for institutions and facilities that need such systems; our technical staff is involved on NFPA committees related to fire protection system design and are always up-to-date on the latest and most effective approaches to fire suppression.

We can provide cost-effective designs—including the preparation of specifications and design drawings—for special extinguishing systems (and their associated fire detection/actuation systems) that match hazards with the appropriate level of protection.

Our design packages include schematic designs, detailed designs, construction drawings, design specifications, and submission packages for building permit applications and TSSA approvals.

PLC’s technical staff is involved on NFPA committees and are always up-to-date on the latest and most effective approaches to fire suppression

From an operational perspective, we can also help clients with inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) of special extinguishing systems and with developing and improving upon their ITM programs.

Additionally, we can prepare tender documents for systems installation, and we’re able to provide project management and contract administration.

How Can We Help?

We’d love to understand your fire and life safety needs to see how we can help. Please reach out to us to schedule a conversation.





5-Year Hazard Assessment Program for Nuclear Facilities

N293- and N393-compliant plants and facilities are required to revise and reaffirm their fire protection assessments (FPAs) at least once every five years. This process includes updating the Fire Hazard Assessments (FHAs) and Fire Safe Shutdown Analyses (FSSA).

These assessments often demand a substantial investment in finances, time, and resources.

Our 5-year hazard assessment programs for nuclear facilities allow for early schedule planning, reduced financial commitments, and optimal resource utilization.

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