In 2014, James Seip and Jonathan Epstein were full-time professional commercial real estate property managers working for Berger-Epstein Associates, Inc. in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Like most property managers, we ensure that our fire sprinkler systems won’t freeze in the winter. Unfortunately, due to a problem, we received a bill for more than $2,000 to heat a small (100 square-foot) sprinkler room. We wondered why we were heating our vulnerable sprinklered areas based upon air temperatures, when owners should be heating when the water temperatures get low. We searched the market and found that no solutions were available.
This started us on the path to invent, patent and market the Salamander Reservoir….
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