Fire Alarm Systems

Conventional or Addressable Fire Alarm Systems?

Conventional or Addressable Fire Alarm Panel

Conventional or Addressable Fire Alarm Panel

Many installers have been installing conventional fire alarm systems for some considerable time and are very familiar with the technology. Of course, in the early days there were few options available and it was not uncommon to see comparatively large systems, e.g. 64 zones and above with quite complex control panels, running conventional detection circuits and multiple sounder circuits.

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Introducing the Gent Xenex Conventional Fire Alarm System

Gent Xenex Conventional Fire Alarm System

The Gent Xenex Conventional Fire Alarm System is now available.

Discount Fire Supplies are now boasting the Gent Xenex conventional fire alarm system as part of our ever-widening range of fire alarm systems.

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How To Reduce False Fire Alarms

Preventing false fire alarms could save you money long-term.

Despite efforts to raise awareness of the negative effects of false fire alarms, they are still a major concern and a drain on public and private funds.

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What are Fire Alarm Relays?

fire alarm relays

Fire Alarm Relays can come in many forms, including wireless and detector bases.

In an emergency you may wish your fire alarm system to perform a number of automated tasks – this could include switching off lights or closing doors. To do this you will require fire alarm relays, devices which allow the automation of certain functions.

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When Is A Fire Alarm System Required?

A number of factors must be considered when choosing a fire alarm system.

A number of factors must be considered when choosing a fire alarm system.

A fire alarm system is an invaluable tool in the protection of lives and property. As such it is required by law in the majority of cases to have one installed on premises where people will be working or visiting, including offices, shops, hotels and public venues.

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Cut False Fire Alarm Costs

fireman holding smoke detector

Does your business suffer from false fire alarms?

A new initiative by the FIA (Fire Industry Association) aims to help businesses and public organisations cut the cost of false alarms in their fire alarm systems.

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Category M Fire Alarm Systems

Category M fire alarm systems are operated manually.

 

Fire alarm systems generally fall in two categories based on whether they are designed to protect life or property. However, sometimes your fire alarm requirements may mean that you only need a category M alarm system – an alarm system that’s managed manually.

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Category P Fire Alarm Systems

Empty or unmanned buildings can be protected with a category P system.

Depending on your requirements, your fire alarm system will generally fall into one of two categories – L or P. The system you require is based on the objective of the fire system i.e. whether it is primarily designed to protect Life (L) or Property (P).

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Category L Fire Alarm Systems

Category L fire alarm systems automatically detect fire to protect lives.

Fire alarm systems are grouped into different categories. The category your fire alarm system falls into generally depends on the objective of the system – to protect life or property.

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Who Should Design Your Fire Alarm System?

There are many factors to consider when planning a fire alarm system.

When embarking on a new fire alarm system project there are a number of factors that need to be considered when you decide who should design your fire alarm system.

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