Smoke Alarms

Fire Alarm Systems

Fire alarm systems

Fire alarm systems are installed to act as a protection and can control many different fire alarm modules that are in a building. The fire alarm will detect both smoke and heat from a sensor that is built in with a fire alarm. When detected a fire, alarms with notifying people in and around the building with sirens or devices that produce a loud noise. Many building who have control unit in place will decrease the chances of a fire spreading throughout the building. Control units are sprinkler systems or fire extinguisher which can deduct the fire. All fire alarms can be activated both automatically and manually. Fire alarm sensors are in place to detect a certain amount of heat or smoke that could progress to starting a major fire. When heat or smoke has been detected the noise is there to warm people and is sometimes accompanied by flashing lights for people who may have hearing problems.

Conventional Fire Alarms

There are many different types of fire alarms available to purchase. Conventional fire alarms are used in smaller buildings such as shops, homes and restaurants. With prices being less expensive than other fire alarms, conventional fire alarm systems work by splitting the building into different number zones. Each zone will be fitted with detectors and call points that are hardwired on individual circuits that are connected to the control panel. Every single zone is filled with multiple detectors. When the detectors have been activated the control panel then singles the location of which zone has been affected.

Wireless Fire Alarms

Wireless fire alarm systems are a little more expensive to buy however are more flexible. With installation only taking a few minutes, a wireless alarm system can be installed quickly. Wireless fire alarm systems will provide as much protection as a conventional fire alarm will and can be more useful when wired installations are not suitable. Wireless alarms are a lot more reliable to how they use to be and can use multiple frequency links to prevent signal blocking or collision.