Regular fire alarm system inspections help ensure system reliability to protect the lives, property and assets within the building. Learn more about why inspections are important, and about three Indianapolis companies that chose Ryan Fireprotection for their fire alarm system installation and inspection.
Learn about the top NFPA 72 visual requirements for fire alarm and detection system inspections.
NFPA 72 covers requirements for the installation, performance, testing, inspection, and maintenance of the fire alarm systems. Although visual inspections are normally conducted at the same time as the testing, this article covers the functional testing requirements.
Ryan Fireprotection keeps up to date with the current technology in the fire prevention industry to provide its clients the best the industry has to offer. 2016 trends include updated alarm panels and nitrogen-based sprinkler systems.
Central station monitoring is commonly used with fire alarm and detection systems to notify your local fire department in the event of a fire incident. A good monitoring service can be the difference between life and death, and a prompt response can also lead to reduced property damage.
Traditional phone lines are being phased out in favor of digital lines and wireless communications. As fewer households and businesses use traditional lines, the economics of maintaining the copper lines no longer make the most sense for telephone companies. The FCC Technological Advisory Council expects the service to be phased out by 2018. So what does that mean for your facility?
Even with proper inspection, testing, and maintenance, a fire system can demand emergency service. When you call Ryan Fireprotection with an emergency situation, you will be immediately directed to a live person to discuss the situation at hand.
By the late 1800s, the electric fire alarm system was invented. This was the first time a thermostat could detect heat and trigger the sprinkler system to displace a fire. This was also the birth of fire protection services. As the protection services grew, so did the technology of the fire alarm system.