What is the Difference Between a Fire Alarm Pull-Station and a Manual Call-Point?

As you may know, a manual pull-station is a manual fire alarm initiating device that is activated by pulling a lever. The pulling level can be designed to have a single-action mechanism, or a dual-action mechanism. With most dual-action types, the user has to lift a cover or plate up firstly, then pull down on …

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UL Listing 864 UUKL, One Year Later: Are you up-to-date with your Smoke Control System?

UL Listing 864 UUKL, One Year Later: Are you up-to-date with your Smoke Control System? Do you know what the UL 864’s UUKL listing standard is? Did you know that it recently underwent some major revisions in May of 2020 that may concern you and your equipment? To be clear, this standard does not refer …

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Fire Alarm System Monitoring: When Is It Needed?

Fire Alarm System Monitoring: When Is It Needed? Fire Alarm System Monitoring, or Central Station Monitoring, is an essential and mission-critical part of any comprehensive fire protection system. When a fire alarm goes off in your building or home, a sufficient monitoring system ensures that this alarm signal is not a false alarm and is …

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Different Types of Fire Suppression System Agents

Different Types of Fire Suppression System Agents Fire Suppression Systems don’t get the love or attention that they deserve. A Fire Suppression System can be a crucial addition to a regular Fire Alarm System in any given building. A Fire Alarm System simply notifies a building and its occupants of a fire, but a Fire …

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Important NFPA Codes That Are Necessary! Is Your Building At Risk?

Important NFPA Codes That Are Necessary! Is Your Building At Risk? Here at FireAlarm.com, one of the biggest things that we stress to our clients is ensuring that your fire alarm and life safety systems are up-to-code, following all local laws and authority-having jurisdictions, and are being properly maintained according to the National Fire Protection …

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Workplace Fire Safety Training

Workplace Fire Safety Training Across the USA, OSHA, or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is the main governing body that enforces workplace safety training. One major aspect of OSHA’s rules and teaching involves fire safety and fire hazard training. While manufacturing and industrial facilities with large machinery often have higher rates of workplace fires, …

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Manufacturer History: Xtralis – Our Friends From Ireland!

Manufacturer History: Xtralis – Our Friends From Ireland! From Xtralis’ website: “Xtralis has been a pioneer in life safety for over 30 years. We are the world’s largest manufacturer of very-early warning aspirating smoke detection (ASD) systems, including VESDA, the world’s No. 1 ASD brand, and developed the industry’s first video motion detection technologies. Xtralis …

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Combine & Package Our Fire Alarm Services Today. Ready? 3, 2, 1…Go!

Combine & Package Our Fire Alarm Services Today. Ready? 3, 2, 1…Go! Did you know that all of FireAlarm.com’s Services and Offerings can be combined in order for you to receive more detailed service, as well as unmatched savings and discounts? Here are a few of our favorite ways to combine our services in order …

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