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December | 31 | 1969

Cannistraro Blog

Compressed air is out and Nitrogen is in.  This is both an observation of evolving standard practices in fire protection, and a summary of the solution to corrosion inssues in dry and pre-action sprinkler systems. ...read more
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Tags: Facility Management | Fire Protection | Life Safety | Fire Protection Maintenance

Anyone involved in operating a building with sensitive equipment, or familiar with special hazards fire protection, is likely to have encountered Halon 1301.   Halon 1301 is a clean agent used for fire suppression in spaces where water, smoke and other potentially destructive ele ...read more
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Tags: Facility Management | Fire Protection | Special Hazards

Recent wildfires have brought the subject of fire prevention front and center in many households and workplace conversations across the U.S.  Admirably, many will try to help in any way that they can, and luckily there are various resources to help facilitate support to those in ...read more
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Tags: Facility Management | Service and Maintenance | Fire Protection | Early Warning Fire Detection | Special Hazards | clean agent fire suppression

The U.S. Fire Administration has declared September National Preparedness Month, so it is a good time to take a closer look at the life safety fire protection and fire protection services that keep your people safe and your building operable in the event of a fire.  According to ...read more
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Tags: Facility Management | Service and Maintenance | Fire Protection | Early Warning Fire Detection | Special Hazards | clean agent fire suppression | Air Sampling Fire Detection | Life Safety

Cloud computing and the “internet of things” have created seemingly endless opportunities for development, construction and operation of data centers globally and here in the United States.  Back home in Boston, slower growth and expansion of data center operations has traditiona ...read more
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Tags: Facility Management | Data Center Maintenance | Data Center Operations | Data Center Cooling

Boston’s recent growth in construction and development has provided the city with a host of multi-purpose facilities that provide the community and its residents with office space, apartments, hotels, shops and restaurants.  For those tasked with operating these varied facilities ...read more
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Tags: Facility Management | Commercial Drain Cleaning | Drain Cleaning | Hydro jetting | Plumbing Service | Plumbing | commercial plumbing service

There is no doubt about it, marijuana has a potent smell.  The plant’s scent can help determine a strand or its point of curing, but it can also create issues for grow facilities with sensitive neighbors. No matter your involvement or proximity to an operation for growing cannabi ...read more
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Tags: Cannabis in Commercial Real Estate | Commercial Real Estate | HVAC for Critical Facilities | Facility Management | Grow Facilities | HVAC Preventative Maintenance

You may have more in common with the medical marijuana industry than you thought! Much like your facility, the marijuana grow facilities operate under specific guidelines that require strict attention to detail. The term often used to describe these marijuana farming operations i ...read more
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Tags: Cannabis in Commercial Real Estate | Commercial Real Estate | Real Estate Development | HVAC for Critical Facilities | Facility Management

Facilities with critical equipment, spaces or procedures rely on special hazards fire detection and suppression systems to prevent damage and eliminate costly downtime.  Even when deployed, these specialized systems minimize business interruptions by providing early warning detec ...read more
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Tags: Facility Management | Special Hazards

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