Inspections

FIRE SYSTEMS INSPECTIONS AND TESTING

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Our Inspections and testing department is trained, licensed and experienced with all levels and aspects of fire protection from residential and commercial, to industrial. Our management and staff will work hard to make sure your business and properties remain within industry and insurance codes and standards. You can rest easy knowing we will make sure your system is functioning the way it was meant to, keeping your people, property and investments safe.

PROGRAMS

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Our technicians utilize the Mobile-eyes electronic inspection reports. Mobile-eyes is the industry standard in inspection reporting, with full detailed information that is customized around your building needs. Mobile-eyes even has the ability to show the owner photos, so you get more detail on any deficiency issues. The program also utilizes a great pump curve chart to show you how well your pump is performing, with easy to read pump curve points and charts for all levels of engineers and insurance representatives. Click here to see a sample report. These are filed and mailed to you electronically so there is no waiting for your report, and no questions on progress or performance.

FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS INSPECTED

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Northstar is your one stop complete fire protection inspection company. We inspect everything from fire extinguishers and fire alarms, to all types of fire sprinkler systems. You can relax knowing that all of our teams work together to reach your companies goals of inspection and performance when it comes to life safety. As the largest fire sprinkler company in Texas, we are the leader in performance and maintaining NFPA standards, AHJ (authority having Jurisdiction), and Insurance underwriters.

We have been in this industry for over 30 years now, and over time we have developed great relationships with insurance companies and all local AHJ’s. Depending on the needs of your business we are capable of testing and inspecting quarterly, semi-annually, annually, and 3/5 Year inspections. Northstar utilizes the top industry tools and calibrated digital read outs, so you know you are getting accurate results every time. A few systems we commonly inspect are, but not limited to:

  • Wet systems
  • Standpipe
  • Fire Pumps (all types)
  • FM – 200
  • Dry systems
  • Foam
  • Pre-action systems
  • Fire Alarm and Detection
  • Deluge
  • Backflow Testing (Domestic And Fire)
  • Anti-freeze
  • Fire Hydrants

MAINTAINENCE OF FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS

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Testing and Inspections are only a piece of the whole puzzle. How well maintained is your life safety system? NFPA 25 outlines the requirements and standards for maintaining a proper life safety system. We adhere to that and continually aim to exceed its guidelines. The average fire pump can cost property owners $50K or more just for the initial install of the pump only. How long do you want it to last? If you believe in oil changes, then you believe in maintaining your life safety system. We can help you to design a maintenance system that will work for your needs. Please see below for a list of some of the systems we can help you with, or contact us for an appointment, and we can help you to align your needs and get you pricing.

  • Monthly pump runs
  • Dry System Maintenance
  • Main drains
  • All types of Valves/ Gauges
  • Obstruction investigations/ System flush
  • Fire Department Connections
  • Alarm Devices
  • Freeze protection for colder months

OWNER TRAINING

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If you have already selected us to install your new or remodeled construction building, we will show you and your staff the complex maintenance/engineer training for your building. If you did not choose us, that is alright, we can still train you on how your new fire safety system works. There is a lot to know about this equipment, and how to maintain and keep it functioning properly. We will happily take the time to prepare your team for the task of understanding these systems, and their expectations. With our training you get the longevity you expect from your investment. Contact us today for your custom training classes catered to your building needs, from novice to expert, everyone needs continuous education.

Are you ready to protect your investment? Contact us now to learn more and we will schedule one of our Professional Fire Protection Specialists come to you, and help you handle all your inspection/maintenance needs.