FAQ: Fire Suppression Systems

Fire suppression, or clean agent systems, are needed in many cases where a fire sprinkler system is not a viable option for protection. Here are few common questions we receive about this type of system.

What is a clean agent system?

  • Clean agent fire suppression systems are non-water based systems designed to protect data processing centers, storage vaults, occupied or unoccupied electronic areas with sensitive or irreplaceable equipment, and IT rooms.

How often are clean agent systems inspected?

  • Clean agent systems require semi-annual inspection.

How do I know if I need a clean agent system?

  • Generally, any space containing sensitive equipment that uses water based fire protection or is without fire protection should consider a clean agent system. This would include places such as┬ádata processing centers, storage vaults, occupied or unoccupied electronic areas with sensitive or irreplaceable equipment, and IT rooms.

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