Retrofitting Fire Sprinkler Systems
Retrofitting your residential, commercial or industrial fire sprinkler system is the process of adding a fire protection system including fire sprinklers, fire alarms and/or fire suppression systems to an existing building that never had a fire sprinkler system installed.
Retrofitting a fire protection system including the installed fire sprinklers, fire alarms, and fire suppression systems is generally completed by more experienced fire sprinkler contractors. You can obtain a list of retrofitters by contacting the NFSA at 1-800-683-NFSA. You should obtain at least three (3) estimates, bids or quotes from different state licensed fire sprinkler companies, certified fire sprinkler technicians and/or fire safety engineers.
Retrofitting Your Commercial and Industrial Fire Sprinkler System
When retrofitting commercial or industrial buildings fire sprinkler systems, make sure you contact at least three (3) state licensed fire sprinkler companies that are familiar and experienced enough to complete the retrofit required on your commercial or industrial building. You can contact your local fire department or fire marshall to get a list of state licensed fire sprinkler companies, certified fire sprinkler contractors and/or fire safety engineers capable of retrofitting your fire sprinkler system.
Retrofitting Your Home Residence for a Fire Sprinkler System
You can retrofit a residential fire sprinkler system, if your home does not already have installed fire sprinklers, fire alarms or fire suppression systems. When you are retrofitting residential fire sprinkler systems you are adding to the existing construction of the home new fire sprinklers, fire alarms and/or fire suppression systems.
What is a Retrofitting a Fire Sprinkler System?
Adding a fire sprinkler system to any building or structure that does not have installed fire sprinkler systems.
Why Would You Retrofit a Fire Sprinkler System?
If you are required by state, city or municipal health, building codes or fire codes to add a fire sprinkler system to your residence, commercial or industrial building or facility.
When Would You Retrofit a Fire Sprinkler System?
If the building is standing & does not have installed fire sprinkler a retrofit would add a new fire sprinkler system.