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Fire Suppression Systems- The Pros and Cons of Sprinkler Systems

25th October 2010
Sprinklers are one of the oldest and most common Fire Suppression Systems available. However, they are not always the most effective option for protecting against fire damage. In order to understand where sprinkler systems are not effective, you first hav... Read >
Author: conner1

How Do Electrical Conductors and Insulators Work?

24th May 2010
An electrical conductor and an insulator together work to control the flow of electricity throughout the system. Conductors allow electricity to flow freely between two objects, while insulators protect one item from electrical discharge. If you are plann... Read >
Author: mohsinlangah

The Types of Fire Extinguishers and Where They Should Be Used

30th April 2010
There are several types of fire extinguishers available on the market today. This is a guide to the types of fire extinguishers available and also which types of fires they should be used to tackle which particular fires. Water Fire Extinguisher Wat... Read >
Author: jensmith

Top Causes of Electrical Fires

13th October 2009
What are the top causes of electrical fires and how can you avoid them? We asked Bill Lutz, an electrician with Generation 3 Electric in Philadelphia, to share his top tips. 1) Careless installation: Often a general contractor will offer to do electr... Read >
Author: Yodle

Battery Charger Precaution – Never Leave Your Charger Plugged!

05th November 2008
As part of the convenience of having your mobile phones handy at all times, you also take in responsibility for taking care of your unit- and every other accessory you choose to dress your cellular phone with. If you feel that you only need your mobile as... Read >
Author: mitch

What Causes Fire Damage

03rd June 2006
While some fires are caused by general causes and can occur anywhere, other causes are more specific for certain rooms.General Causes Electrical Don't underestimate the fire risk from electricity just because there is no flame involved. The over warming o... Read >
Author: Leo Nov
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