Articles by Mark Bromann

Fire Sprinkler Code: Coming Attractions

The NFPA 13 amendment proposals are chock full of revised wording and clarifications.
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Taking Inventory<br>Mark Bromann

This country continues to have one of the highest per capita fire-related death rates in the world.
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An Official Retraction?<br>Mark Bromann

Movies typically over-dramatize how fire sprinklers operate. But what about a news story?
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Why The Pentagon Didn't Collapse<br>Mark Bromann

The building, its staff and Washington, D.C.-area firefighters had several factors in their favor on 9/11.
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Retrofit Realities<br>Mark Bromann

With a little ingenuity and a significant amount of engineering, the amount of elbow grease expended in a retrofit can be substantially mitigated.
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Marketing Tactics For Subcontractors<br>Mark Bromann

Perseverance, deliberate strategies and plenty of communication are the closest friends of the subcontractor sales representative.
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Trying To Tweak The Code<br>Mark Bromann

Your chances of passing an NFPA 13 code amendment is increased greatly if you have someone in your corner.
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Substance Over Fluff<br>Mark Bromann

Computerized hydraulic calculations save time, but should not contain a confusing jumble of repetition and redundancy.
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Providing Sprinklers In Residential Basements

For several years now, the most frustrating question presented to me from colleagues in the fire protection industry has been this one: What type of fire sprinklers should be installed in the basement of a residence?
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