Category: sprinklers

More about damage caused to books in the National Library of Scotland: The flood comes less than 18 months after a similar incident in September 2007, when a construction worker damaged a sprinkler pipe, inundating five floors of the building with water

NLS damaged by water again Students faced with delays accessing collections for the second time in 18 months after fault develops in sprinkler system The National Library of Scotland on George IV Bridge was forced to close temporarily on 26…

A burst sprinkler valve on the top level of the National Library of Scotland saw water cascading down the building's 12 floors. Around 700 books were left soaked but staff admit they don't know which of the 14 million books were damaged.

Big clean up after flood hits National Library of ScotlandLibrary staff are today inspecting some of the world’s rarest books after a flood hit Scotland’s national collection. A burst sprinkler valve on the top level of the National Library of…

Museumvisie en de Brandraad

In het nummer 08/02 van Museumvisie staat een summiere reactie op het persbericht van de Brandraad’08. In die reactie distantieert Museumvisie zich op een heel milde wijze ‘gedeeltelijk’ van de conclusies die de Brandraad in een persbericht trok. Verder wordt…

The 22nd Annual National Archives Preservation will take place on Monday, March 10, 2008. The location this year will be the William McGowan Theater in the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. The title of the conference is: The ABCs of Modern Fire Suppression in Cultural Institutions

The conference program will provide an in-depth review of fire suppression systems appropriate for the protection of archives and other cultural property. There will be an examination of what had been utilized in the past and what modern systems are…

Watkins museum gets new sprinkler system; 120-year-old building switches from gas to water for fire suppression; The switch from gas to water is being made after a lightning strike two years ago caused most of the gas to be expended when the suppression system was set off

Steve Douglas, foreman with Jayhawk Fire Sprinkler Co. in Topeka, installs water pipe lines Tuesday in the attic of Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass. The museum is in the process of installing a new sprinkler system inside the…