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Responding to recent comments from a facility manager that fires in data centers are rare, Onward and Upward offers a recap of three such fires that have happened in the previous 11 months with details on each.
♦ A fully-powered, but unused transient-voltage surge suppressor (TVSS) failed in the Hoover State Office Building’s basement level data center on the afternoon of February 18, 2014. The failure caused significant damage to the unit and produced smoke throughout the room. A quick-thinking employee activated a manual release station that discharged over 2,400 pounds of FM-200 clean fire-suppressing agent throughout the room and raised floor. In addition, the agent release also triggered the emergency-power-off circuit dropping power to critical equipment.
The Des Moines, Iowa fire department responded within minutes of receiving the signal from the building’s automatic fire alarm system. Upon arrival, the fire was extinguished and personnel were assessing the fire…
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This is not the first time for the plastic head extinguishers. Veterans Fire Protection recommends our customers only purchase fire extinguishers with metal heads and screw in guages.
Our much anticipated recharge equipment has arrived. Veterans Fire Protection can perform your fire extinguisher recharge and six year maintenance for you. Contact us for details.
Our new billboard is up on Rt 209 in Stroudsburg. A shout out to Sal and the team at Adams Outdoor Advertising for creating this awesome display for us.
Veterans Fire Protection is pleased to announce that we were recently accepted into membership by the Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce. We are excited to be affiliated with such a fine organization. Check them out at: http://www.greaterpoconochamber.com
Veterans Fire Protection is proud to announce we have recently acquired our license in New Jersey. We are currently licensed in Fire Alarms and Portable Fire Extinguishers. Our license is NJDFS P01447. We are in the process of adding Special Hazard Systems and Pre-engineered Kitchen Systems to our license.
Veterans Fire Protection is back at Carlisle this weekend for Trucks. Stop by G90 and pay us a visit.
Perhaps you just asked a question at a committee meeting. The room went silent and at least one person pointedly explained to you that “We’ve always done it this way”. The rest of the group either chimed in or nodded their heads in arrogant approval. Some might even have glanced at you with that dismissive look of lost causes.
For many people change is painful. It doesn’t matter how silly their current path or how promising the opportunity of other possibilities. Change hurts. It is also painful to admit that what you have been doing needs to be changed. Accepting change means accepting the possibility that you are not currently doing things the best way.
While you bite your tongue or fume at that response consider this Top Ten List of the Real Meanings of “But we’ve always done it this way”.
What might people…
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