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Tag: fire detection systems

Commercial Fire Alarm Installation: The Shop Drawing

This article was published on 1/4/2017    and updated on  1/25/2022   Each element of the detection, notification, and evacuation systems for any building must conform to all relevant fire safety standards. Only duly Registered Design Professionals (RDP) should prepare and present the plans for installation. Appropriate local authorities must certify …

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Fire Alarm Maintenance

Installing a state-of-the-art, highly sophisticated fire detection and notification system in your high-rise residential, office, or medical facility is only the beginning. Though these systems may be able to identify rapidly developing fire and smoke threats instantly, they are only effective in saving lives if they are properly maintained. Share …

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Fire Alarm Safety: Preventing Warehouse Fires

This article was published on  10/14/2016   and updated on  1/11/2022   Warehouse fires are not uncommon, causing millions of dollars in damages every year, negative environmental impact, and loss of life among occupants and first responders. According to a Warehouse Safety Fact Sheet published by the National Fire Protection Association, …

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Fire Alarm Inspection Requirements for Aurora

The Aurora Illinois Fire Department details the commercial fire alarm system requirements for the city of Aurora, including:  Responsibilities of building owners Fire alarm system component and modification requirements Fire alarm inspection requirements for Aurora Reporting and document submission requirements All types of buildings in Aurora must undergo fire alarm …

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Fire Alarm Inspection Requirement In Chicago

*This article was published on 8/5/2016  and updated on  12/15/2021   Business owners, contractors, developers, and builders operating in the city of Chicago will be subjected to a fire safety inspection at different times for various reasons. The four most common types of commercial fire safety inspections in Chicago include: …

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Fire Alarm Inspections Prevent the Most Common Failures

*This article was originally published on 8/10/2016 and updated on 11/02/2021 Fire alarm system companies provide regular inspections and maintenance of commercial fire alarm systems, which is critical to prevent disastrous consequences. Commercial fire alarm systems are an integral part of any commercial building just like other equipment in the …

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Fire Alarm System Options Depend on Building Design

Fire alarm systems consist of sophisticated equipment, sensitive devices and controls that must all work together to prevent loss of life and property.  When evaluating fire alarm systems and considering the many options available, it is best to work with a fire safety system specialist to sift through the options …

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Fire Alarm Testing Vital to Performance and Cost Savings

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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