Part of the reason that fire alarms are so jarring when they activate is because of their volume. But this is by necessity. The shrillness and loudness are supposed to startle everyone in the building into action. A quiet fire… Read More
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There are many different types of fire alarms. When it comes to upgrading your company’s fire protection measures, you shouldn’t rush through the process. Although it is crucial, something that you can’t overlook is how safe your building will be…. Read More
Many fires in your building are easily preventable. No matter how much fire protection you invest in, problems can still be caused by human error or carelessness. One way to make sure that your commercial building is as safe as… Read More
Your building’s fire alarm is a vital piece of life-saving equipment. Every commercial building needs to have one on each floor, and in multiple places throughout the building even if it is only in a small location on one floor…. Read More
Fire alarm systems are used to save lives every day. But they require regular inspection, testing and maintenance. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and other code making organizations require annual inspection and testing as a way to ensure these… Read More
Conventional fire alarm systems have been around since electronics became commonplace. Presently, these systems are rarely used in large buildings but are not uncommon in small schools, stores, restaurants, and apartments.
Fire alarm and sprinkler systems are required to be continuously monitored by an Underwriters Laboratory (UL) listed central station. Central monitoring stations use a special telephone and mobile lines, radio channels, computers, software and trained staff to receive and monitor… Read More