PROPERTY MANAGEMENT FIRE PROTECTION AND LIFE SAFETY CODE COMPLIANT INSPECTIONS, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE
If you manage it, we protect it!
From Design, Installation and Commissioning to Code Compliant Inspections, Testing and Maintenance — you can call on Vanguard to be your single source solution for Fire Protection, Life Safety and Security Systems.
Whether you follow a Prescriptive or Performance compliance path, Vanguard helps you reach and maintain your goal to provide a reasonable level of safety, property protection, and public welfare from the hazards created by fire, explosion, and other hazardous conditions. We ensure that testing, inspections, and maintenance are made at specified intervals in accordance with applicable NFPA standards or as directed by the loacl AHJ.
a long local history
Since1957, Vanguard has grown to be a trusted, reputable and knowledgeable Fire Protection, Life Safety and Security System contractor.
With locations in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Saginaw and Grand Traverse area, we are strategically situated to serve businesses just like yours throughout Michigan!
Design, Installation and Commissioning
Vanguard designs, installs and commissions fire alarm systems, supervising station alarm systems, public emergency alarm reporting systems, fire warning equipment, emergency communications systems (ECS), and their components.
Our factory-trained, licensed and certified Service Technicians and System Designers KNOW CODE and perform all work in accordance with codes and standards or as directed by the local AHJ.
Code Compliant Inspections, Testing and Maintenance
Vanguard Inspections, Testing and Maintenance service verifies that fire protection and life safety systems operate as designed and as required by codes and standards or as directed by the local AHJ.
With Vanguard, when an inspection or system test reveals a deficiency, you can rely on our service technicians to return your system to working order and inspection ready status as quickly and cost effectively as possible!
Factors and/or Risks considered in determining the frequency of testing integrated systems
- The size of the system
- The number of interconnected systems
- The frequency of system modifications
- The risk of fire or other hazards based on occupancy
Vanguard provides effective solutions for any occupancy type:
- Ambulatory Health Care
- Apartment Building
- Bulk Merchandising Retail Buildings
- Business Occupancy
- Day-Care Occupancy
- Detention and Correctional Occupancy
- Educational Occupancy
- Health Care Occupancy
- High-Rise Buildings
- Industrial Occupancy
- Limited Care Facility
- Lodging or Rooming House
- Mall Buildings
- Mercantile Occupancy including Class A, B and C
- Multiple Occupancy
- Nursing Home
- Parking Structure
- Repair Garages
- Residential Board and Care Occupancy
- Storage Occupancy
- Mini-Storage Building
Vanguard's comprehensive code compliant inspections along with BuildingReports® electronic reporting covers:
- Fire Alarm and Life Safety Systems
- Portable Fire Extinguishers, Exit & Emergency Lighting, Safety Equipment
- Access Control, Video, Security, Nurse Call
- Water-based Fire Protection Systems and Fire Pumps
- Special Hazards, Kitchen Systems, Suppression Systems
primary Fire Codes allowing electronic reporting:
NFPA 10 – Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers
NFPA 12A – Standard for Halon Systems
NFPA 25 – Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems
NFPA 72 – National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code
NFPA 80 – Standard for Fire Doors
NFPA 731 – Standard for Security Systems
NFPA 2001 – Standard for Clean Agent Systems
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