FAQs

Browse "Residential & Domestic fire sprinklers (AQ3000)" Questions
There are 10 questions found in this category:

What are the servicing intervals and costs?

Regular sevicing is important to ensure that the sprinkler system is maintained in good working order.

It is particularly important for pumped systems as the pump needs...


What is the difference between sprinklers and water misting?

In residential and domestic applications fire sprinklers and water misting systems operate in the exactly the same way. They both have similar fixed pipe work and fixed heads concealed within...


How do I get a Quote for residential fire sprinklers?

Your quotation is completely free and without obligation.

Simply send your property plans to us at Autoquench, either by email as a PDF attachment, or as a hard copy in...


What is the UK standard for domestic & residential fire sprinklers?

BS9251:2014

Scope - Code of Practice for the design, installation, components, water supplies and testing of automatic fire sprinkler systems for the use in domestic and...


Concealed fire sprinklers - How do they look?

Residential fire sprinkler systems are designed specifically for the domestic environment. The sprinklers themselves are small, neat, and discrete. They look very much like modern recessed...


Do all the fire sprinklers operate together?

No, only the sprinkler nearest the fire will operate when the heat from a fire raises the sprinkler to its operating temperature, then that sprinkler head activates. In most cases the fire is...


What are the benefits of fire sprinklers for Designers and Builders?

One of the most often ignored benefits of sprinklers is the additional flexibility which this equipment provide to designers and builders.

In unconventional or unusual...


Is there any risk of Legionnaires?

After extensive research by the Fire Prevention Association and the Loss Prevention Council, it has been determined that there is no risk provided systems are maintained. During maintenance...


Can Listed buildings be protected with fire sprinklers?

Yes, Autoquench have installed fire sprinklers into several listed buildings.

Listed buildings require a high level of attention to detail, where skills and experience...


Test AQ3000

Test only FAQ