December 16, 2017

What Type of Fire Alarm is Best for Me?

For larger buildings, a smart fire alert system that can track fires room to room and feed this information to responding emergency personnel is smart. For a store with only a few rooms, you can feel safer in sticking with a more basic alert system that ensure personnel are safe and evacuated. Yet what type […]
December 15, 2017

Businesses Must Practice Fire Safety Drills

There are federal, state, and local laws regarding what employees must know about their business’s fire alert system. First of all, employees must be aware of the type of emergencies they can expect at a place of business. There will be local guidelines for this. Emergency Action Plans You’ll need an emergency action plan for […]
November 22, 2017

Three Crucial Elements of a Fire Alarm System

A fire alarm system isn’t only crucial to maintaining the safety of your employees and building, it’s also legally required. You don’t want to skimp when it comes to a fire alarm system. Looking to cut corners will leave you more susceptible to fire, and it will leave you more openly liable when someone finds […]
August 25, 2017

Different Fire Alert Systems Fit Differently-Sized Businesses

Different Fire Alert Systems Fit Differently-Sized Businesses The first consideration when choosing your fire alert system is the size of your business. More precisely, it’s the size of its workforce, clientele, and the size and complexity of the building itself. Fire codes will address most of this, but it’s important to understand why different requirements […]
August 25, 2017

Streamlining Safety: Integrate Fire Safety, Emergency Response, and Security

Streamlining Safety: Integrate Fire Safety, Emergency Response, and Security Chances are that if you own a business, you have to manage safety for one or multiple buildings. This includes 24-7 alert systems, monitoring, and the ability to manage your and your business’s responsibilities in an emergency. It can become overwhelming when you’re trying to balance […]
August 24, 2017

Needs of a Modern Fire Alert System

Needs of a Modern Fire Alert System Most facility managers and executives haven’t given much thought to their fire alarm system. They make the mistake of thinking that one fire alarm system is the same as any other. There are basic needs that must be fulfilled, and yet many facility managers overlook or do not […]
August 14, 2017

Fire Safety at Bolingbrook’s Promenade

Fire Safety at Bolingbrook’s Promenade The Promenade is an incredible mall located in Bolingbrook. We were entrusted with designing and implementing the entire fire alarm system here. Fire safety may seem pretty straightforward, but the Promenade demands extra considerations. These are 10 buildings making up the grounds. Eight of these contain multiple retail tenants – […]
August 4, 2017

Gyms Have More Moving Parts Than You Think

Gyms Have More Moving Parts Than You Think When customers go to use a gym, they don’t always think how much goes into it. It’s just a place for working out, right? You need a few TVs, exercise equipment, matting, bathrooms, and a front desk. What else is there? From paging systems to CCTV for […]
July 17, 2017

Fire Prevention Tips Your Company Needs Now

Fire Prevention Tips Your Company Needs Now According to the National Fire Protection Association, office fires do more than a million dollars a year in direct property damage. The last thing you want is for your office to be part of one of those fires, and doing what you can to prevent one is nothing […]