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How To Use Zone Lines For Quick Fire Alarm Monitoring Dispatch

Zone lines identify specific areas (aka "zones") in a building or on-premises for fire alarm monitoring purposes. Due to Zone Lines giving you location and time-specific information on each fire alarm box, your building/premises managers and first response

Ziad Alezabi
February 27, 2024

Why Earth Grounds Are Crucial To Your Fire Alarm Monitoring System

Telegraph fire alarm monitoring systems have continued to prove their reliability by remaining installed in: Major US cities Major transportation departments Military Bases Ivy League Campuses When you use telegraph monitoring, you're ensuring

Ziad Alezabi
February 26, 2024

Why You Shouldn't Remove Your Telegraph Fire Alarm System

Recently there has been a trend of people ripping their telegraph fire alarm monitoring systems out of their municipalities, campuses, bases, etc. If you are a like-minded individual, you should think twice before tearing your telegraph alarm monitoring

Ziad Alezabi
February 21, 2024

Increase Your Fire Alarm Sales By Selling To Organizations With Large Commercial Kitchens

Commercial kitchens pose a high risk because of: Heat sources Cooking oils Combustible materials in the environment. In this diagram are the three main ingredients to making a fire. All three elements are present at all times in a kitchen. Learn how to stay compliant with fire codes to avoid a hazardous situation and increase your leads as a distributor.

Ziad Alezabi
February 20, 2024

Understanding Components of Telegraph Fire Alarm Monitoring

Eyebrows are raised when you tell people that telegraph fire alarm monitoring systems are still used. However, modern technology still fails to be as reliable as telegraph systems when it comes to fire alarm monitoring. Let's dive into an overview of

Ziad Alezabi
February 16, 2024

Top 5 Pros And Cons of 24/7 Fire Department Staffing

Round-the-clock staffing is crucial in fire departments. Continuous staffing holds immense significance for those involved in the fire alarm monitoring industry. It directly impacts the speed and reliability of your fire department's response. Let's take

Ziad Alezabi
February 16, 2024

Using Dual-NIC LAN Redundancy for NFPA 72 Cybersecurity Network Vulnerabilities Compliance

Dual-NIC (Network Interface Card) devices are essential for high-availability network systems. These devices have two separate redundant network interface cards embedded in them. Dual-NIC means your computer or server has two separate network interfaces.

Ziad Alezabi
February 9, 2024

Why You Need To Combine Your Central Station With Proprietary Monitoring

There is a noticeable trend among fire departments. mainly driven by younger staff who are looking for more advanced and cost-effective solutions. The younger generation of staff in fire alarm monitoring naturally lean towards Central Stations. This shift

Ziad Alezabi
February 8, 2024

How To Leverage Your Fire Alarm Monitoring System Redundancy

Fire alarm monitoring systems are something that will exist as long as the potential for fire hazards does. To ensure the safety of your assets and the people in your facility, it is crucial to have a reliable fire alarm monitoring system that is self-supervised

Ziad Alezabi
February 2, 2024

Grounding Your Telegraph Transmitters Correctly With NEC 250 Guidelines

You may be experiencing an issue with Telegraph Transmitters not properly coding out when your telegraph loop system enters ground mode. You may have this issue even if you hear the transmitters coding correctly. DET-16, 16 Zone Transmitter Be advised

Ziad Alezabi
February 2, 2024

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