Why do you need a 5-Year FDC Test?
Did the Fire Marshal make a visit to your building and you are unsure of what a FDC test violation is? You are not alone. This test is commonly overlooked by jurisdictions across the country, mostly due to the 5 year cycle being hard to track for compliance. The intent of this test is to reassure the reliability and integrity of the Fire Department Connection (FDC). A FDC is connected to the sprinkler system so that in the event of a fire the fire department can connect their