Posts Categorized: Fire Alarm Systems

Troubleshooting Commercial Fire Alarm Issues

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Fire alarm systems are crucial for ensuring the safety of buildings and occupants. However, they can sometimes encounter problems that require troubleshooting to ensure they’re working as they should. Here are some common fire alarm problems and steps to troubleshoot them: False Alarms: Check for environmental factors: Verify if any environmental factors, such as steam,… Read more »

Life Safety Consultants is Proud of Our Longevity in the Fire Alarm Parts Industry

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Life Safety Consultants is celebrating our 20th anniversary! That’s two decades of helping all sorts of people in all sorts of places get reliable fire alarm parts and more. With exceptional customer service, Life Safety Consultants has not only stayed in business, but thrived over the years. Longevity Matters in Business Longevity in business matters…. Read more »

Commercial and Residential Fire Detection is Drastically Different

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The terms residential and commercial refer to types of buildings used for different purposes. Typically, residential buildings are where people live– where they sleep, eat, watch TV, relax, etc. And typically commercial buildings are where people work– home to businesses, organizations, etc. Both types of buildings require good fire detectors, because society has decided it’s… Read more »

What Should Retail Store Owners Know About Commercial Fires?

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Do you own a retail store? What do you know about commercial fires? Electrical Fire Hazards For starters, what could catch on fire? You’ve got cash registers, computers, lights, air conditioning units and more in a store. Plus, you might have additional things like freezers, refrigerators and other appliances. All of these items could conceivably… Read more »

How Commercial Fire Alarm Systems Differ From Residential Ones

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Are fire detection systems the same for both residential and commercial places? Not entirely. After all, a house is different than, say, an office building, a hotel or a restaurant. Typically, commercial buildings are bigger and more complex than residential housing properties. Up to Code For starters, commercial businesses have fire detection and code requirements… Read more »

How the Internet of Things Could Impact Commercial Fire Alarm Systems

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How could the Internet of Things (IoT) impact commercial fire alarm systems in the future? Well, it’s already having an impact! Today’s systems that are hooked up to the IoT can pinpoint the exact location of a triggered smoke detector in an alarm. They can also interface with public address systems for phased building evacuations…. Read more »