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Dynamic Fire Dampers 101

Do you know the difference between an active fire damper and a static fire damper? If your office building or apartment is already on fire, this probably isn’t the best time to be thinking about the answer to that question (or reading this blog). However, knowledge is power. One of the best ways to protect […]

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Static Fire Dampers 101

If your home or office is on fire, it’s probably not the best time to wonder whether you have a static fire damper or an active fire damper. However, this knowledge is essential to keep people safe in the event of an emergency. What is a Fire Damper?  Before we explore the details of static […]

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What Are Roof Curbs?

Do you know what roof curbs are? Unless you’re a contractor or roofing expert, chances are the answer is no. Whether you’re building a brand-new home or you’re looking to update an existing office building, having a bit of knowledge about the different types of roofing products is beneficial. This blog will give you a […]

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Access Doors 101

Imagine your dream office building. Sweeping windows, natural light, streamlined features, and equipment. Unlimited coffee and snacks in the breakroom, maybe? Chances are, regardless of your profession, you don’t imagine what the HVAC looks like or what type of fire suppression system you would install. That’s where the team at Lloyd Industries comes into play. […]

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Fire-Rated Barriers: The Importance of a Fire Damper

The last thing you want is the building you live or work in being consumed by fire. Although a fire may occur, there are a few essential items that will help determine the extent of the fire and whether or not the building is salvageable. Buildings must have a variety of fire safety products to […]

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Where Is a Fire Damper Required?

As adults, we teach our children about what to do in case of a fire. Knowing to stop, drop, and roll, call 9-1-1, and get out of the building safely are all essential tips that children are taught to stay safe in case of an emergency. However, how many of us know what keeps us […]

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How to Protect Your Home with Passive Fire Protection

Stop, drop, and roll! It’s what we’re all taught as children to protect ourselves if we’re ever on fire. Most people also know to keep a fire extinguisher on hand, not to toss water on a grease fire, and to check the smoke alarms installed in their homes regularly to ensure they’re working. These safety […]

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Commercial Fire Damper Needs

Home and business owners alike have a variety of concerns to worry about when protecting their dwelling from whatever life throws at it. While many people automatically think of the more obvious forms of protection, including fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, and alarm systems, one thing that can be overlooked is fire dampers. Let’s take a […]

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Why is Fire Code 80 Important?

Fire codes and regulations exist and are implemented to help prevent fire hazards and protect us from harm. The NFPA, also known as The National Fire Prevention Association, has numerous regulations, codes, and standards to make sure everything in our daily lives is as fire-safe as it can possibly be. For almost 125 years, members […]

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Static vs. Dynamic Fire Dampers: What’s the Difference?

If you’re trying to decide between a static fire damper or a dynamic fire damper, understanding what they do and why is an important part of determining what will work best for your HVAC system. While there is no right or wrong answer, both static and dynamic fire dampers address specific needs and concerns. In […]

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