Protect your facility with Fire Alarm Systems & Smoke Detectors that work as part of your overall Security System.
Fire alarm systems are vital for your family and employees safety. Your number one priority is to protect your people and property. Absolute Protective Systems, Inc. engineers and installs fire alarm systems that provide an alert to notify family or employees the need to evacuate. Your fire alarm system should detect smoke early to provide ample time for evacuation.
24/7 monitoring can provide quick emergency response. Testing and inspections will assure that the system is up-to-date and working efficiently. An integrated fire alarm system will make a safe residential or working environment. We are committed to being a reliable provider you can count on.
A fire alarm system is designed to:
- Detect smoke and other hazards
- Alert employees and facilitate adequate time for evacuation
- Ensure a timely response to any emergency
- Protect life and property
Protecting your home or business from fire or other hazard starts with a strong, trusted partner. Absolute Protective Systems, Inc. will design, install, and maintain fire alarm systems specifically suited to your business or residential needs. We provide testing and inspections to give you confidence and trust that your system is working properly.
Absolute Protective System will survey your building for existing fire alarm systems that may require an upgrade or overhaul, then walk you through a myriad of options available. If your building does not have an adequate fire alarm system, we will recommend the most appropriate system to match your needs and budget. Our fire alarm system audit will evaluate and verity that all equipment is functioning properly and we offer solutions to keep your system up-to-date. Protect with the best!
Fire alarm systems consist of a number of devices working together that detect smoke, fire, and carbon dioxide to warn occupants, owners, facility managers and municipal authorities.
Smoke Detectors, Heat or CO2 Detectors
Detection starts with smoke, heat or CO2 detectors. Commercial fire alarm devices send a signal to a fire alarm control panel as part of a fire alarm system, while household smoke detectors, also known as smoke alarms, generate a local audible and/or visual alarm from the detector itself. Manual fire alarm devices, typically called pull stations, can also activate fire alarm systems.
Fire Alarm Control Panels
Detectors feed information to fire alarm control panels and perform a series of actions. Fire Alarm Control Panels (FACP), or Fire Alarm Control Unit (FACU), is the controlling component of a Fire Alarm System. The panel receives information from environmental sensors designed to detect changes associated with fire, monitors their operational integrity and provides for automatic control of equipment, and transmission of information necessary to prepare the facility for fire based on a predetermined sequence. The panel may also supply power to operate sensors, controls, transmitters, or relays. There are four basic types of panels: coded panels, conventional panels, addressable panels, and multiplex systems.
Fire Alarm Notification Devices
Informing occupants through alarm bells and/or lighted strobes and directing occupants from trouble areas. Additional notification to municipal authorities is critical, so fire departments can dispatch fire-fighting equipment and crews. Electronic notification and maintaining a log of events helps building owners and facility managers.
Evacuation signals may be simple appliances that transmit uncoded information, coded appliances that transmit a predetermined pattern, and or sophisticated devices that convey audible and visible textual information such as live or pre-recorded instructions, and illuminated message display panels. Fire alarm evacuation signals generally consist of standardized audible tones, with visual notification in all public and common use areas. Emergency signals are intended to be distinct and understandable to avoid confusion with other signals.
Building Safety Interface
Provides the fire alarm system with the ability to control aspects of the building environment and to prepare the building for fire, control the spread of smoke and noxious fumes and fire by influencing air movement, lighting, process controls, human occupant transport systems (elevators and escalators) and emergency exits.
Standards and Regulations
Various government agencies impose regulations and standards for fire alarm systems to provide for a systematic framework so the public at large is protected from rouge, out-of-control fires threatening building occupants and neighbors. Absolute Protective Systems, Inc. maintains a complete, comprehensive knowledge of theses regulations. Our designers, technicians and management regularly obtain certifications and licenses to provide you with assistance in regulatory compliance.