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INTRODUCING CHELSEA BRANCO

05 January, 2016 | by PSI-PLally

Chelsea Branco is PSI's newest Junior Project Manager and she's learning the business under the tutelage of Vice President of Operations, Jason Taylor. Chelsea graduated from UMass Dartmouth this past June with a degree in Mathematics, and we are delighted to have her onboard. One ...

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IT DEPENDS

18 December, 2015 | by PSI-PLally

At the weekly one-on-one meetings that I have with each one of our senior staff members, I have a standing question. I ask them for any FAQs (frequently asked questions) that they might encounter during the past week. Invariably, one of those FAQs is "When ...

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REMEMBER LINCOLN PARK?

04 December, 2015 | by PSI-PLally

As a young girl, I remember going to Lincoln Park in Dartmouth Massachusetts, which at the time, was an amusement park. The park opened in 1894 and closed down in 1987. If you were from New England, Lincoln Park was the place to go to ...

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PLEASE PERMIT ME TO TALK ABOUT…PERMITS

20 November, 2015 | by PSI-PLally

We are approaching winter here in New England, and we've been blessed with warmer than usual weather. Winter will, no doubt, strike with a vengeance. Recently, we've received lots of requests for service, especially renovations that require moving sprinkler heads and additions that need to ...

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Let PSI manage your sprinkler testing program. I recently asked our Service Manager, Greg Brewer, about the importance of maintaining the sprinkler heads on your fire protection system. Quite often, we take these for granted and overlook some simple maintenance steps that will keep them ...

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WHY ARE THE GAUGES IMPORTANT?

22 October, 2015 | by PSI-PLally

This is one of a series of FAQs that are often asked of us here at PSI: The two most popular fire protection systems that we install are "wet systems" and "dry systems." A wet system is where the water remains in the piping, ready ...

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Simple inspections can avoid disaster PSI was called in to perform an inspection of the sprinkler system at a local nursing home. We never expected to see this: A few years ago, we were contracted to perform a sprinkler inspection at a nearby elderly health ...

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A sample of the many types of sprinkler heads available for your project Here is a story that serves as an example of how and why we do things differently here at Piping Systems: PSI had been called to a client's facility to review some ...

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THAT’S NOT MY JOB

28 August, 2015 | by PSI-PLally

This is a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody. There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about that, because it was Everybody's job. Everybody ...

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9 TIPS FOR MORE EFFICIENT HOME COOLING

31 July, 2015 | by PSI-PLally

One of our PSI team members recently submitted these nine helpful tips for making your home's cooling system operate more efficiently. Set your thermostat as high as comfort will permit. Make sure your attic is adequately ventilated to relieve heat buildup. If necessary, improve airflow ...

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