How to Find a Qualified Fire Alarm Repair Company

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Maintaining your fire alarm system in good working order ready to perform in time of emergency is a matter of building safety, and even life and death.  Your fire detection and early warning system should be a top priority of building owners, and factored into regular maintenance intervals as deemed…

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Fire Alarm Testing Vital to Performance and Cost Savings

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Fire alarm detection and warning systems should be considered one of the most important parts of a building, in addition to the steel, walls and windows.  Consideration of the safety of your occupants, whether family, employees or the public, should be the number one concern for any building owner.   Owners…

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Fire Alarm Inspections Reap Big Cost Benefits

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Fire alarms are one of the most important features of commercial property, designed to save lives in cases of emergency and prevent massive property damage.  Building owners have a responsibility to all occupants and visitors to provide a safe building structure, one equipped with fire detection, warning and evacuation procedures.…

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Fire Safety Consulting Provides Building Code Approval

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Building owners and electrical engineers often call upon the services of a qualified fire and safety consulting firm to develop a fire alarm system that will meet all required building codes and regulations.   Public commercial buildings must provide fire safety to all occupants and visitors, meeting building codes enforced by…

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Building Owners Must Know Their Fire Safety System

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It is the responsibility of building owners and managers to know their fire safety system, have proper documentation including an Emergency Action Plan (EAP), and to provide end user training.  Building owners must have basic information on the type of fire alarm system installed in their structure, and how it…

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What NFPA Standard Applies to My Fire Extinguishers?

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NFPA10 is the standard which applies to the selection, installation and location, maintenance and inspection, and testing of portable extinguishing equipment as described by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).  The NFPA is the most nationally recognized authority on codes and standards for fire protection and all aspects of fire,…

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Fire and Safety Systems Early Warning Prevent Disasters

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There is no doubt that fire and safety systems early warning prevent disasters, and save lives.  According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the most recognized organization for fire safety guidelines, in 2015 alone there were 1,345,500 reported fires in the United States, causing 3,280 deaths, 15,700 injuries and…

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Audio Systems are Effective with Orderly Evacuation

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Audio announcements integrated with fire and safety systems are also referred to as voice evacuation systems, and greatly assist with orderly evacuation when needed.  Voice announcement evacuations are required in high-rise buildings, and places of assembly such as college campuses.  

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Preparing for and Certifying Your Fire System Inspection

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Properly functioning fire detection and alarm systems are essential life protection elements of high-rise buildings. These are designed to work in harmony to identify potential emergencies, alert the occupants, and direct an orderly evacuation. Simultaneously, emergency first responders should be alerted to the problem in order to arrive at the…

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