Blog tagged as life safety

Wireless commercial fire alarm systems

12/04/23 07:29 AM By Adam Jacobs - Comment(s)
Wireless commercial fire alarm systems

I had another person ask me if there is such a thing as wireless fire alarm systems.  We may be the only company installing them, but YES they are real.  We've been working with these systems for almost 10 years now.  They are not usually an option for new construction projects, becau...

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 ...

Fire Alarm and Fire Sprinkler working together

22/11/22 02:27 PM By admin - Comment(s)

I always get a good laugh when I'm watching a movie and they show all the sprinkler heads in a building spraying water all at once.  Even better is when they show someone pull a fire alarm pull station and all the sprinklers start spraying.  I'll do my best to give the Hollywood writers so...