Case Study

Shopping Centre: Do my external facing shops require occupant warning?

Earlier today, I received a telephone call from the Centre Manager for a Shopping Centre asking for advice in regard to emergency warning. The questions went along the lines of;

"Do I need to install additional speakers outside the outward facing retailers on the perimeter of the shopping centre?"

To answer this question, we need to refer to the National Construction Code / Building Code of Australia (BCA) and any related Australian Standards.

Water consumption of Fire Sprinkler Systems

Recently, one of our engineers found a simple way assist a new customer conserve millions of liters of fresh water used in the weekly testing of a fire sprinkler system. Here is an extract of his email to the customer.

Case Study: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

When Maintenance Essentials stepped in as the fire protection maintenance contractor for Melbourne Health and Royal Melbourne Hospital, false alarms were costing more than $123,000 per year. Within twelve months this figure dropped to just over $10,000. Find out how a partnerships in fire safety can reduce your false alarm costs.