Fire Suppression in E-Houses

Submitted by Kristian on Mon, 08/31/2020 - 15:06

Fire Suppression in E-Houses


Fire Suppression in E-HousesThere is a huge fire risk when dealing with combustible material, heavy machinery and fuel sources within close proximity to a lot of electrical equipment. Electrical fires come with a great threat to lives, but also can pose a significant risk to the power center of your station which can result in total shutdowns and loss of production on top of everything else. Because there is an ever increasing demand for power due to a growing population, it is more important now than ever to make sure that you have a good fire suppression system in place for your E-house in order to avoid shutting down. 

The E-house is one of the most important structures for any job site or mining center. With all of the voltage running through this room, there is a lot of potential for risk to your productivity and your employee’s safety if disaster strikes. As such, it is important that you have a proper system capable of mitigating the risk for short-circuits or electrical fires in your E-house. 


Mitigate Risk With Fire Suppression Systems


There is a general idea that E-house control room fires are easy to handle and control thanks to the small size of these rooms. However, even the smallest of fires in these areas can have drastic consequences. Things such as soot and smoke can cause serious short-term damage to equipment, as well as cost you a lot of extra money when it comes to clean-up and repairs. As well, these small fires and issues can quickly escalate into larger fires and issues thanks to the presence of so much electrical equipment and wiring. This is why it is especially important to make sure you have a fire suppression system in place. 

A fire suppression system - including a paired detection system - is able to help you quickly detect and then contain a fire as quickly and efficiently as possible. One of the most commonly used suppression systems used in E-houses is a gaseous system. This is because a gaseous suppression system is non-conductive, which means it will not cause any extra damage to your electrical equipment. While other suppression systems such as foam and water sprinklers are effective at suppressing fires, they can add to the damage of your electrical hardware. While these will put out the fires, they will also add to the total losses of the fire. Contact us today to learn more about E houses!