Q&A with Mark Chandler, Delaware County RSD Operations Superintendent

Mark Chandler is not your typical office space manager. As the Operations Superintendent for Delaware County Regional Sewer District, Mark manages all of the sewer district facilities which includes 9 treatment plants, 24 pumps stations, and houses 45 employees. With the collection and treatment of wastewater from over 100,000 residents and being located upstream from…

Cold Weather Preventative Maintenance for Fire Sprinklers

CAN FIRE SPRINKLERS FREEZE? As the temperatures drop below freezing throughout much of the country, the risk of freezing water pipes is on many peoples’ minds. We’ve all heard the risks and seen the damage of a frozen water pipe bursting, but what about the pipes in a fire sprinkler system? Can they freeze and…

New Year’s Workplace Safety Checklist [Infographic]

The beginning of the year is the perfect time to perform a comprehensive workplace safety inspection of your business. While it shouldn’t take the place of professional inspections and testing, it never hurts to be extra diligent in ensuring the safety of your employees and your property. Below you will find a handy checklist available…

Q&A with Dr. Bradley Howard, Koorsen Fire & Security Project Manager

Koorsen Q&A with Dr. Bradley Howard, Project Manager for Koorsen Fire & Security Dr. Bradley Howard wears many hats as an employee of Koorsen Fire & Security in Columbus, Ohio. Not only is he a Koorsen Project Manager, but also an appointed Principal Member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) on standards 17 and…

The Koorsen Difference in Vehicle Fire Suppression

At Koorsen, due to our many years of experience installing and servicing vehicle fire suppression systems on the hardest working machinery in the world, we’ve made many improvements to the systems that few other competitors do. Many of these improvements are simple yet effective additions and changes that won’t cost much additional money up front…

Q&A with David James, Cushman & Wakefield Lead Engineer

What is it like to manage a large office building in Columbus, Ohio? We recently sat down with David James, a lead engineer who manages and maintains an office building for Cushman & Wakefield in the Columbus neighborhood of Worthington.  He talked about what a lead engineer’s job entails and how Koorsen Fire & Security…

Top 5 Ways to Protect Your Business from Fire

    Reducing the Risk of Fire in Your Business A fire can be devastation to a business in many ways. It can cause injury or even worse, death, and can also cause extended downtime resulting in a loss of revenue. Even the smallest of fires can result in high property damage costs. No matter…

What is the Cost of Fire Damage to a Business?

HOW MUCH DOES A FIRE COST A BUSINESS? How much damage does a fire in a business cause? What are the main causes of business fires? When is a fire in a business most likely to happen? At Koorsen, we did some research to identify the costs and causes of business’ fires in America.  We also identified…

Free Educational Seminars for Life Safety Authorities

KEEPING THE EXPERTS IN THE KNOW As the leader in the fire protection and security industry, Koorsen Fire & Security is committed to not only its clients, but to Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) as well. AHJs include fire marshals, fire inspectors, building inspectors, and insurance carriers. AHJs are responsible for enforcing the fire and life…