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Baby Boomer Retirement and Cultural Shift Provides a Growing Opportunity for Skilled Trades

After analyzing hundreds of job categories across the country, it was found that one of the highest potential job categories is skilled trades. Not only is specific training available without a college degree, thereby avoiding loans and debt, but a large portion of the current workforce is looking at retirement soon, projecting a large need […]

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BlazeMaster Pipe and Fittings Expands Basement Listing

BlazeMaster Pipe and Fittings Expands Basement Listing: Approved for Use with Exposed 16-inch Joists Alongside our manufacturing partners, BlazeMaster® Fire Protection Systems has updated its Underwriter Laboratories (UL) listing as approved for use in basements with exposed joists up to 16 inches in height, and expanded blocking requirements to 40 feet. Previously, BlazeMaster had been […]

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Florida Lawsuit Seeking Class Action Status Has Been Dismissed

A recent federal lawsuit that was filed on behalf of a class of Florida condo associations and building owners, against many members of the fire sprinkler industry, alleging BlazeMaster® pipe defects, has been dismissed. As you will recall, the plaintiff’s counsel made several predictions in media channels, press conferences and releases about the impact this […]

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5 Improvements to BlazeMaster® Fire Sprinkler Systems Online Installation Training

BlazeMaster Fire Sprinkler Systems Featuring Convenient, Online Installation Training Keeping the installer top of mind, Lubrizol and BlazeMaster Fire Sprinkler Systems is proud to announce a new and improved online installation training system. Featuring new functionalities and convenient sessions, contractors will now enjoy a new experience with endless benefits. To learn just how, see five […]

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Fire Sprinkler Systems Should Be A No-Brainer

A fire on January 28, 2015 in San Francisco left one dead and 60 tenants displaced. The building housed businesses and apartments and has become part of the argument about whether older buildings should be required to install fire sprinkler systems. While San Francisco mandates that all new and renovated apartment buildings, commercial structures and […]

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Metal Fire Sprinkler System Corrosion Drawing More Attention

The problem of corrosion in metal fire sprinkler systems is drawing more attention, as evidenced by the popularity of the subject at industry events. Corrosion was the subject of three presentations at Fire Sprinkler International 2016 (FSI) in Munich in April and two seminars at the American Fire Sprinkler Association Convention & Exhibition (AFSA) in […]

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