Posts Categorized: Fire Alarm Systems

The Importance of Universities Having a Reliable Fire Alarm System in Place

smoke detector of fire alarm in action

College should be a great time in a person’s life. The campus should be a place where students feel welcome and comfortable, and if they have on-campus housing, they should feel safe and “at home.” That said, it’s so important to have quality fire alarm systems in place on college campuses. Fires can and do… Read more »

Why Medical Facilities Should Choose Addressable Technology For Their Fire Alarm Systems

Addressable Speaker Technology

Medical facilities should choose addressable technology. If there’s ever a time when there’s a fire or other emergency, clear communication is key to ensuring the safety of everyone in the facility, including patients, workers and visitors. People need to be able to hear messages quickly and clearly so they know what to do in the… Read more »

The Most Important Fire Safety Tools for Commercial Buildings

Fire Alarm

Perhaps the most important part of owning a business is making sure employees and customers are safe inside your commercial building. You always want to hope for the best while preparing for the worse, especially when it comes to protecting your building from fire. Here are the things you should make sure your building has… Read more »

What Type of Fire System Initiating Device Should My Business Have?

Mircom MS 710U pull

Few things are more gratifying than watching your professional dreams come true and becoming your own boss by owning your business. However, being the boss also comes with great responsibilities, including doing everything you can to protect your commercial building from fire. The Basics Business Owners Should Know About Commercial Fire Alarm Systems Depending on… Read more »

The NFPA Urges Commercial Buildings to Maintain Life Safety Systems During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Fire Alarm System Testing

Tragically, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to over 20,000 people losing their lives worldwide, and that number will only increase. In the United States and in many other countries, non-essential businesses have been forced to either shut down or continue their operations remotely, as employees work from home to avoid sharing germs. As such, buildings… Read more »

What Are the Advantages of Businesses Having Hardwired Fire Alarms?

Hardwired Fire Alarms

What are the advantages of businesses having hardwired fire alarms instead of wireless ones? Two Power Sources Hardwired systems rely on not one but two power sources: electrical power and battery power. That way, if one of those sources fails, the other takes over and the alarm still works. With wireless fire alarms, they’re usually… Read more »

Tips to Saving Money When Installing Fire Alarms

Installing Commercial Fire Alarms

Fire alarm installations can be an investment for commercial companies. Although the initial investment can be intimidating, it’s necessary to understand the importance of installing the appropriate alarms. We know that money can be tight, so we’ve curated 3-steps to a cost-effective fire alarm installation. Know the Necessary Building Information It’s essential to know the… Read more »