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Types of Commercial Fire Alarm Systems

Commercial Fire Alarm Systems

When you want to protect your business from fires it’s a good idea to have a commercial fire alarm system in place and “on” just in case something goes wrong. You never know when, where or why a fire might start. It could be someone tossing a cigarette somewhere without putting it out all the… Read more »

The Basics of a Commercial Fire Alarm System

Commercial Fire Alarm System

What are the basics of a commercial fire alarm system? Fire Alarm Control Panel First, there’s the fire alarm control panel. This is a box that could be considered the brain(s) of the fire alarm system. It’s the central point for communication and it’s the box that ultimately relays information. For instance, when a device… Read more »

Zone Vs. Addressable Fire Alarm Systems

Zoned vs Addressable Fire Alarm Systems

If you were to talk about building zones, you should know that they’re not determined by where wires are run for the fire alarm system. Actually, they’re determined by the building’s separations when it comes to fire-control and smoke-control. Basically, a fire zone is a specific area of a building and each zone is separated… Read more »

What Businesses Should Look For in Fire Safety Solutions

Fire Safety Solutions

There are roughly 100,000 commercial fires that take place in the U.S. every year. These fires do more than $2 billion worth of damage on an annual basis and cause hundreds of deaths and injuries. Finding a fire safety solution for your business can help protect both your building and, more importantly, your employees and… Read more »

Commercial Fire Safety Tips for the Summer

Commercial Fire Safety

A fire could start inside of your commercial building at any time of the year. As such, it’s always a good idea to remind yourself and your employees of the importance of commercial fire safety at the start of a new season. Take a look at four commercial fire safety tips you should keep in… Read more »

The Panel Signals of a Commercial Fire Alarm System

Fire Alarm Panel Signals

If you haven’t taken a look at the panel for a commercial fire alarm system before, your adrenaline might start pumping when you see it light up and send a signal to you for the first time. Does it mean that there is a fire somewhere inside the commercial building that you’re in?! Not necessarily…. Read more »