Fire Alarms

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Care Home Engineers Vaccinated against Covid-19

By |November 11th, 2021|

Vaccination offers the best protection against the virus both for staff and care home residents. From 11 November 2021, new legislation came into force, all care home workers, and anyone entering care homes, will need to be fully vaccinated, unless they are exempt under the regulations.  This new legislation also includes contractors who need to […]

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Why your Care Home Fire Alarm should be Monitored

By |October 8th, 2021|

The British Standard BS5839 (2017) states that all care homes should have a monitored fire alarm. The monitoring sends a signal to the Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) so if the fire alarm is triggered by either a detector or a call point, it sends a signal immediately to the ARC and they respond instantly calling […]

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Is it easy to move suppliers?

By |June 1st, 2021|

So how easy is it to change your intruder and fire provider and come to us?  Very easy is the answer but don’t just take our word for it.  You need to find out if you are contracted to your current provider and what the notice period is and importantly ask will they hold you […]

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New Wireless fire alarm installed in English Heritage Building

By |May 27th, 2021|

Heritage buildings offer a unique challenge to fire alarm installers. Historic buildings don’t have significant fire engineering inbuilt and are frequently used for a purpose completely different to their original intent. Often they are open to the public, and there are always concerns over the unique and irreplaceable nature of the interiors and the artefacts […]

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Update on life expectancy of Ziton fire alarm detectors

By |May 27th, 2021|

UTC Technologies, which manufactures the Ziton range of fire alarm systems, has recently released an update on the life expectancy of Ziton fire alarm detection devices.

Most point-type fire detectors manufactured and distributed by UTC Fire & Security have an estimated working life of around 10 years when used in dry, non-corrosive atmospheres and if they […]