Inspection and Testing

Live view of fire system inspection with water being flushed thru the systemPer National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 25 and NFPA 72, building owners are responsible for having inspections performed one year after installation. Failure to comply may result in a voided insurance policy, lawsuits, and financial loss.

Compliant with all visual and functional inspection codes (NFPA 10, NFPA 17, NFPA 17A, NFPA 25, NFPA 70, NFPA 72, NFPA 96, NFPA 101), Northstar Fire Protection of Texas (Northstar) provides a comprehensive inspection and testing process as an asset to fire protection services—focusing on:

  • Fire pump testing
  • Sprinkler system inspection
  • Fire equipment monitoring
  • Complete fire suppression system inspection
  • Fire sprinkler maintenance
  • Portable fire extinguishers
  • Backflow preventers
  • Fire sprinkler service

Fire Equipment Monitoring & Inspection

Northstar’s all-in-one approach includes a detailed report outlining all items requiring maintenance, repairs, and/or replacement.

Northstar can also complete all quarterly, semi-annual, annual, and five-year inspections as required by:

  • Insurance underwriters
  • Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)
  • NFPA

Northstar’s fire protection services package also provides clients with everything from basic inspection and testing to full-coverage programs that can include:

  • Parts replacement/stocking coverage
  • Emergency service call coverage: billable/standard (8-5)/continuous (365-24-7)

Sprinkler Testing & Maintenance

Fire suppression systems don’t just need to be inspected; they need to be tested as well. Almost every fire sprinkler system on the market needs periodic testing to help ensure it will work—and continue to work—properly when the time comes. Northstar’s inspection experts can ensure equipment is ready and operational when it’s called upon to perform.

Alarm Maintenance and Inspections

  • Tailored inspections based upon occupancy type, system type, code requirements and overall customer life safety goals.
  • Inspections conducted in conformance with National Fire Alarm Code NFPA-72, Life Safety Code NFPA-101, UL and FM requirements and applicable manufacturers’ recommendations.
  • Full documentation provided outlining inspection results, any code deficiencies, and recommendations.