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.
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.
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.