In order to be in compliance with New York City fire codes, a premises must have a "Certificate of Fitness" issued by a licensed fire suppression piping company like Modern Sprinkler Corporation. This document certifies that the system has been inspected and tested and is in good working order.

For jurisdictions outside of New York City, New York State requires that systems be maintained in accordance with NFPA #25, 2001 edition.

ECB (Environmental Control Board) and FDNY (New York City Fire Department) inspections are scheduled annually but may be performed at any time the Fire Department believes that a premises is in violation. For safety sake, it's important that your fire protection system is always in compliance with the law.

As a point of reference, the following is a short list of sprinkler system components that must be inspected and their inspection frequency.

System Component Inspection Frequency
Gauges (Dry, Preaction and Deluge Systems) Weekly/Monthly
Gauges (Wet Pipe Systems) Monthly
Control Valves Weekly/Monthly
Alarm Devices Quarterly
Fire Department Connections Quarterly
Hangers, Pipe and Fittings Annually
Sprinklers Annually
Alarm, Check, Pressure Reducing and Relief Valves Weekly/Monthly/Annually
Fire Pumps Weekly

Our MicroTrack Inspection Tracking System maintains your system's testing history, allowing us to schedule periodic testing and maintenance at convenient intervals to be certain that your system is in compliance and in good working order at all times.


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