2NFPA 25 -The standard for testing Water Based Fire Protections systemsSprinkler flow switches should be tested on a quarterly basis.
3Non-compliant testing These tests have been ignored for a variety of reasons:Too labor intensiveDifficulty with accessCoordination with alarms/fire servicesSystem downtimeNot able to flow due to chemicals in systemZonecheck eliminates all the excuses…
4Zonecheck Testing -Without the need to discharge water!
16Environmentally friendly and LEED certified buildings Zonecheck & LEEDEnvironmentally friendly and LEED certified buildingsA conventional Flow Switch test requires approx 100 gallons of water to be flowing either outside, or down the drainTesting quarterly per NFPA would mean 400 gallons annually per flow switch testIn a 50 story building, this equals 20,000 gallons of water
17Zonecheck & LEED LEED New construction / Major renovation scorecard Maintenance (LEED v3)Credit 1 Innovation in Design(Possible point = 1)Water use Reduction:Water Reduction 30% 2 pointsWater Reduction 35% 3 pointsWater Reduction 40% 4 points
18Zonecheck Advantages: 100% Water SavingsLess System CorrosionFire Pumps will not activateFull System ReadinessFull code ComplianceSimplicity of testingLabor savingsLEED Points available