Blog categorized as Fire Safety

Potter Announces Integrated Voice Network Paging

04/05/23 09:23 AM By Adam Jacobs - Comment(s)

Potter’s Integrated Voice Network Paging supplies largescale environments with structured paging and live stream voice management.

Building requirements for larger infrastructures, such as campuses, military, and other multi-building sites, require solutions to page to one or multiple independent sys...

Occupational Licensing - Alarm Contractors

22/11/22 02:49 PM By admin - Comment(s)

In the 1950's only 5% of workers in America needed a license to do their job.  Today it's estimated that 19% of all workers in the U.S. need an occupational license.  Workers who install, program, test/inspect, and service fire alarm systems are in that 19%.  For at least the last 10 ...

Addressable fire alarm systems

22/11/22 02:45 PM By admin - Comment(s)

I have people ask me often, what does "addressable" mean?  Well, in fire alarms, there are two basic types - conventional (zoned) systems, and addressable (point ID) systems.  I like to compare the two like taking a vacation in a new city.  Let's say you head out to visit a ...

Explosion Proof Fire Alarm Devices

22/11/22 02:37 PM By admin - Comment(s)

Grain elevators, food processing facilities, chemical manufacturing facilities, pharmaceutical manufacturing - these are just some of the applications for explosion-proof detection and notification devices.  There are different classifications and ratings for devices, based on the exact use of ...

Severe Weather and Your Fire Alarm

22/11/22 02:33 PM By admin - Comment(s)

Severe weather is inevitable, and so is the need to ensure that automatic fire alarm systems are restored to full working condition as quickly as possible after the emergency is over. Here are a few tips to help facility managers and authorities having jurisdiction dealing with this issue.

Prolonged ...