Nisko Systems - GTA Fire Protection, Electrical and Home Automation Contractor

Toronto Fire Protection, GTA Electrical Services, Emergency Lighting and Inverters, Toronto Home Automation and Automated Blinds, Environmental Controls, CO/No2 Detection, Security Surveillance - With Nisko Systems Ltd. "New Age of Power - Old Fashioned Professionalism" TEL:(416) 892-7292 - 24/7 - SERVICE


Sprinkler and Fire Protection Installer Classification Change

Sprinkler System

Following an open and public consultation, an independent Review Panel determined on April 23, 2014 that the trade of Sprinkler and Fire Protection Installer should be reclassified as compulsory. As of February 2, 2017, the trade will be compulsory and individuals in the Sprinkler and Fire Protection Installer trade will need to be members in good standing in one of the College's following membership classes in order to continue to work legally:



Fire Alarm System

Protect your Toronto home or business from intruders, fire and other hazards with a Nisko Systems Ltd.  Fire Alarm Systems are the backbone of your fire protection system by alerting necessary personnel. Fire Alarm Systems should be inspected at least annually buy trained technician. Annual inspections are required under the National Fire Code of Canada (CAN/ULC-S536) and the local authority having jurisdiction.



  • Check fire alarm AC power lamp and trouble light


  • Test and inspect fire alarm system and communication system
  • Test and inspect smoke alarms as per manufacturer’s recommendations


  • Annual inspections (National Fire Code of Canada CAN/ULC-S536)
  • Test fire alarm system by CFAA approve technician
  • Test voice communication system



Sprinkler System Installation

Sprinkler systems save lives - but only if they are properly maintained. According to NFPA 25, any sprinkler system containing control valves without electronic supervision should be checked on a weekly basis to make sure that they are in the open position. Additionally, at least four times each year, a full sprinkler system inspection should be performed by a certified technician. 

Daily - During Winter 

Check dry pipe valve rooms or enclosure system.
Inspect auxiliary drains to prevent freezing.


Check unsupervised control valves.
Check air and water pressure on dry pipe systems.


Test sprinkler alarms on sprinkler systems that do not have electrical supervisory signal service only.
Inspect valves which are locked open.

Every Two Months

Test supervisory transmitters and water.
Inspect valves that are electrically supervised.

Every Six Months

Test gate valve supervisory switches and other sprinkler and fire protection system supervisory devices.


Check exposed sprinkler system pipe hangers and sprinkler heads.
Inspect dry pipe valve priming level.
Inspect fire department connections, test water flow on wet sprinkler systems.
Trip-test dry pipe trip system (control valve not required to be fully open).
Test flow of water supply - to be completed only by qualified contractor.

Every Three Years

Trip-test dry-pipe valves with control valve fully open - to be completed only by a qualified contractor.

Every Five Years

Flushing of the sprinkler system is required



Fire Extinguishers Supply

Portable fire extinguishers are intended to be used as a first line of defense to cope with a fire of a limited size. They're needed even if the property is equipped with automatic sprinklers, standpipe and hose.  Portable fire extinguishers are very effective against small fires - but only if equipment is properly placed, efficiently maintained, and used by trained individuals.

To guarantee the safety of your workers and facility as a whole, make sure that you're aware of how often your hand portable extinguisher needs to be repaired, replaced and/or maintained.


  • An inspection or ‘quick check’ that a portable extinguisher is available for use and will operate properly is necessary. This is done by seeing that it is in its designated place, that it has not been actuated or tampered with, and that there is no obvious physical damage or condition to prevent operation.
  • The date of the inspection and initials of the qualified individual performing the inspection should be recorded on the extinguisher’s label or tag (NFPA 10).


  • Carry out maintenance procedures for fire extinguishers (NFPA 10) and manufacturer’s manuals.
  • The date of the inspection and initials of the qualified individual performing the inspection should be recorded on the extinguisher’s label or tag (NFPA 10).

Every Five Years

  • Hydro-static test of carbon dioxide, K-Guard® and water-type fire extinguishers (NFPA 10).

Every Six Years

  •  Dry Chemical Hand portable extinguishers only

Every Twelve Years

Stored Pressure and Cartridge Operated hand portables only

  • Conduct hydro-static testing of dry chemical and vaporizing liquid fire extinguishers as required (NFPA 10).

Dry Chemical Hand portable only

  • Stored pressure extinguishers that require a 12 year hydro-static test shall be emptied and subjected to the applicable maintenance procedure. Read more...



Kitchen Suppression Systems

Let Nisko Systems ensure your protection by providing you the proper maintenance and inspections to keep your fire suppression system in compliance with all applicable provincial fire codes. According to NFPA, any work on a fire suppression system is to be done by a trained individual who has undergone the necessary training required to perform the maintenance and recharge service as per manufacturers’ instructions. Our highly skilled factory trained technicians work in cooperation with our Fire Alarm technicians to ensure full compliance in the inspection and commissioning of fire suppression and detection systems.

Suppression systems for Commercial Cooking Equipment require maintenance inspections every six months.


  • Hoods, grease removal devices,fans, ducts, and other equipment shall be check weekly and cleaned at frequent intervals, prior to surfaces becoming heavily contaminate with grease or oily sludge. 

Every 6 Months

  • Commercial cooking equipment fire protection systems and exhaust systems shall be installed and maintained in conformance with NFPA 96  

Fire Suppression Systems are an important asset to the protection of your organisation but building the right system for your company can be a daunting task. We have a trained professionals who are qualified to design a system for your company. If you already have a system designed, our mobile team is also qualified to provide installation on an existing design or provide verification or service on any installed fire suppression system. Read more...



Fire Hose

In order to keep your fire hose ready for action and in top condition it is important to familiarize yourself with the frequency of maintenance services needed on your equipment. Let us take care of the rest. Nisko Systems Ltd. provides full maintenance and inspection of your fire hose and all its components. 


All Fire Hose Stations must be inspected monthly and must be equipped with 1½” hose and nozzle (NFPA 1962).    The hose should be visually checked for damage, make sure it is properly racked in the cabinet and that the nozzle is attached. The nozzle should be in the closed position.                                                                                                        If the hose fails the physical inspection, it shall be removed from service, repaired as necessary, and service-tested as specified in Chapter 5, or condemned (NFPA 1962).


Remove and re-rack all standpipe hose (NFPA 1962).

Every Three Years

Occupant use hose shall be service-tested (Over 5 years old) (NFPA 1962).s (NFPA 10).

Every Five Years

First hydro-static test required for new occupant use fire hose...Read more...



Emergency Lights Inspection

Emergency lighting and signs are essential for your employees safety in any emergency situation. Our highly trained technicians are fully equipped to support any emergency escape lighting product or sign.

Required emergency lighting systems shall be tested in accordance with  NFPA 101 and Ontario Fire Code      Div. B -


  • Emergency Lighting equipment shall be tested to ensure that the emergency lights will function upon failure of the primary power supply.


  • Emergency Lighting equipment shall be tested annually to ensure that the emergency lights will provide emergency lighting for duration equal to the design criteria under power failure condition.
  • After completion of the test the charging condition for voltage, current and recovery period shall be tested to ensure that the charging system is in accordance with the manufacturer's specification.




Electricians Toronto

Commercial electrical work for any business is a necessity that requires even more expertise than your average home repair or project. In addition, ensuring the integrity of all electrical systems for your business not only guarantees the safety of you and your employees but positively contributes to its energy efficiency and overall profitability... Read more...



Smart Home

You can control any feature in your home from anywhere in the world with a tap on the screen of any hand-held device, and once in your home, you can have a high definition, big screen and surround sound system that totally immerses you in the entertainment viewing experience. And you can keep this home safe and secure with the latest surveillance system. Here is what Nisko Systems Ltd. has to offer you... Read more...



Video Surveillance

Approximately two million home burglaries are reported each year in the United States. That's one burglary every 13 seconds. While no one anticipates a break-in occurring at their home or business, you can't ignore the numbers. Currently, only 17 percent of homes are equipped with some kind of electronic security system. Given the overwhelming percentage of annual break-ins and burglaries, we at Nisko Systems Ltd. think that number is dangerously low. We are on a mission to make Toronto and the surrounding area a secure and safe place to live with our surveillance system installation services. Read more...



Internet Wiring

What is the difference between Cat5 and Cat5e cabling? Is Cat6 cabling faster than Cat5? Which cable is least expensive? At Nisko Systems Ltd., these are some of the questions we hear on a daily basis. As a leading telecommunications company in Toronto, we can answer all of those questions in terms that are easy to understand. We are committed to providing the information you need to make an informed decision based on your needs and budget. It is this level of commitment that has made us the clear choice for data cabling design and installation in Toronto for many years... Read more...

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