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alt text How To Troubleshoot a Fire Alarm System Ground Fault In Half The Time

After reading an old article on my website that describes the “definition” of ground faults,... 

alt text Ground Faults: A Fire Alarm Technician’s Worst Nightmare or An Easy Fix? You Decide…

If you deal with commercial fire alarm systems, there may have been a time or two when you’ve... 

Tips And Advice For Business Owners

alt text Is Your Business Seeing Green? - Simple Things Your Business Can Do To Become More Earth-Friendly

With all the talk about helping our planet becoming a cleaner, healthier place to live over the past... 

alt text Are Your Technicians Making These Costly Mistakes To Your Fire Alarm Business?

In this article we’ll examine some of the unintentional abuses that many fire alarm technicians... 

alt text Quick Review On Silent Knight’s 5820XL And Why It’s A Great Choice For Your Building’s Fire Alarm System

Having been in the fire alarm business for over thirty years, I’ve seen a lot of different products... 

Notification Appliances

alt text Fire Alarm Strobe Synchronization: Why Is This NFPA Requirement So Important?

Have you witnessed a Fire Marshal inspection lately? If so, then you’ve noticed a very strong interest... 

Fire Alarm Organizations

alt text National Fire Alarm Code: NFPA 72

Established in 1896, the NFPA, (National Fire Protection Association), is an non-profit organization... 

Initiating Devices

alt text The Manual Pull Station: Proper Use And Purpose For Your Commercial Fire Alarm System

Enter any high occupancy building in the country and you may have noticed a red box with the word “Fire”... 

alt text Photoelectric vs Ionization Smoke Detectors: What Are The Differences?

You know what a smoke detector is, but did you know there are different types of detectors? In today’s... 

Fire Alarm News

alt text Fire Alarm Pull Station Triggered By Nutty Intruder

In another article where we discuss the usage of Fire Alarm Pull Stations, there was brief mention of... 

alt text Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) - The New Technology in Detecting Fires?

Although I have yet to find anything specific in the NFPA 72 concerning the usage of CCTV technology... 

Fire Safety Tips

alt text Holiday Season Fire Prevention TIPS & TRICKS For Smart Kitchen Safety

Did you know, statistically, the risk of fire in the home is greater during Thanksgiving and Christmas,... 

Building Automation Systems

alt text Fire Alarm Control Output Relays: Best Practices For Activating and Controlling Building Automation Systems

In today’s article we explain the how, what and why on fire alarm control relays. Only output functions... 

News Around Houston

alt text Are Some Print News Organizations Becoming Obsolete Because of This Practice?

Are print news media companies, such as the Houston Chronicle (owned by the Hearst Corporation) slowly... 

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