Fire Alarm Systems vs Smoke Detectors: Which Provides Better Protection?

fire alarm vs smoke detector

Fire alarms and smoke detectors are two of the most common fire safety systems used to protect buildings from fire. While these two systems are often used interchangeably, they have different functions, installation requirements, and maintenance needs. In this article, we will compare and contrast fire alarm systems and smoke detectors to help you determine […]

Why is my Fire Alarm Flashing Red Know the Real Reasons

fire alarm flashing red

A fire alarm is an essential device that provides early warning in case of a fire. When a fire alarm starts flashing red, it can be alarming and confusing for many people. There are several reasons why a fire alarm may start flashing red, and it is important to understand these reasons to ensure that […]

Why Fire Alarm Randomly Go Off For a Few Seconds

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Have you ever experienced a fire alarm going off for just a few seconds, without any apparent cause or warning? It’s a frustrating and confusing experience that can leave you wondering if there’s something wrong with your smoke detectors or the building’s fire safety systems. In this blog post, we’ll explore the common causes of […]

Fire Prevention for Businesses: Role of Commercial Fire Alarm Systems

commercial fire alarm system

Fire prevention is essential for businesses of all sizes, and commercial fire alarm systems are an important tool in ensuring the safety of a business and its occupants. Installing a fire alarm system should be one of the first steps any business takes in developing their overall fire protection plan. By using a combination of […]

What Are The Fire Safety Regulations For Landlords

Fire Safety Regulations For Landlords

The specific fire safety regulations for landlords depend on the location of the rental property. In the United States, fire safety regulations are generally set at the state and local level. It is important for landlords to be aware of and comply with the fire safety regulations that apply to their rental properties. Some common […]

ARC System

Auxiliary Radio Communication Systems (ARCS) ARC System The New York City Building Code requires that an in-building auxiliary radio communication (ARC) system be installed and maintained in all newly‑constructed high-rise buildings.  An ARC system is a wireless two-way building communication system for Fire Department use only that receives and transmits Fire Department portable radio frequencies within the […]

FDNY Violations

FDNY Violations FDNY Violations An FDNY violation refers to a notice issued by the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) to a building owner or manager for failing to comply with the fire safety regulations and requirements of the New York City Fire Code. The FDNY conducts regular inspections of buildings to ensure compliance with […]

Fire & Life Safety Code Compliance

Fire & Life Safety Code Compliance Fire & Life Safety Code Compliance We have New York State Licensed Professional Engineers on our staff and we provide a review and analysis of the property and provide information as to code compliance or non-compliance with current or past fire codes.  In addition, we review and analyze building […]

Repair and Maintenance

Repair and Maintenance Fire Alarm Repair and Maintenance In addition to fire alarm installation, we offer a complete fire alarm and maintenance service. Don’t hesitate to call us if your fire alarm system needs repair or maintenance. We will always check to ensure your system is up to code. Fire alarms are critical safety systems […]

Fire Alarm Systems Installation

Fire Alarm Systems Installation Fire Alarm System Installation Fire alarm systems are essential to all fire protection systems. They also keep people and building safe by alerting them when an emergency has occurred and an evacuation is necessary. Ensure the fire alarm system, it must be properly designed and needs to have proper inspections and […]