One of our trusted installation partners SECURE IT was awarded the contract to install a fire detection system in a Government site based in Somerset.Read More
Wireless Fire Alarm Systems
Where a fire alarm system is required both hardwired and wireless systems are fully compliant so the decision rests with the property owner, responsible person and/or installer. Many considerations should be taken into account when deciding which type of system is most suitable and we are often asked to help outline the pros and cons of each option.
We have compiled this guide which identifies the key decision factors and provides our assessment of how wired vs wireless systems stack up against each other for each.Read More
Anyone who has dealt with a wireless ﬁre alarm system will almost certainly be familiar with the ‘chicken and egg’ like situation when it comes to site surveys. Site surveys are the vital process of testing the signal strength at the property which is being protected to evaluate how many transponders and/or expanders will be required to provide adequate signal strength. Without undertaking a survey an accurate quote for equipment cannot be done and without this quote a decision whether to use the system or not cannot be made.Read More
What is the UK’s Largest Wireless Fire Alarm System?
The HMRC tax office in Ty Glas, Cardiff has recently become the home of the UK’s largest EN54-25 compliant wireless fire alarm system. The 21 storey 1960’s tower block facility, one of the UK’s largest HMRC buildings housing over 3000 government employees, presented an array of challenges when a design brief was issued for a new fire detection and alarm system.Read More
What are the Benefits of a Wireless Fire Alarm System?
Fire safety is an important issue. With fires claiming over 300 lives and causing over 4000 non-fatal casualties in the UK last year it is important to have the right fire alarm system installed. With many different options, from simple smoke detectors to full hard wired or wireless fire alarm systems it can sometimes be difficult to chose the right style of fire alarm for your needs. Today I would like to discuss the advantages of using a wire free fire alarm installation.Read More
Wireless fire alarms use radio frequencies to communicate information between devices. This type of communication can be cost-effective and flexible, but it it safe?Read More
On a number of sites it may be not be possible or practical to install a wired fire alarm system. In these cases a wireless fire alarm system is ideal as it gives the user flexibility and control over where alarms are positioned and how the alarm system is set up.Read More
Channel Safety Systems are manufacturers of a variety of different safety products, all designed to provide the highest possible levels of safety. On discountfiresupplies.co.uk we stock their range of interconnected residential fire detectors.Read More
Sadly, the historic Norman King public house in Dunstable, Bedfordshire was demolished last week after a fire ripped through the building rendering it unsafe.Read More