Category: Fire Alarm

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Develop a Fire Escape Plan

No time to plan when the fire is already here When a person encounters an emergency, they go into an automated response fight or flight mode.  There is no time to think, only time to react. If you have not developed and practiced a plan of action on how to escape in the case of […]

Sounds of Security

The Sound of Security

Article by Gary Snyder While video surveillance and access control are often seen as the work horses of your security systems, they leave a gap in situational awareness that is best filled through the inclusion of audio monitoring. Sound provides crucial evidence, not only capturing information about security events but also about the motives behind […]

Sounds of Fire

Sounds of Fire

Article by: Greg Breyer This year’s Fire Prevention Week (2021), themed by NFPA as, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety” recently passed; however, it is our hope and objective to keep fire safety at the top of your mind all year round. Our passion in “Fighting the Fire Before it Starts” is for the safety […]

How to Choose Proper Heat Detection

Article by Matt Karver – Fire Alarm Sales Representative – Heat detection has many applications and can be accomplished with several types of installation.  The engineer of record, the authority having jurisdiction, or the owner need to consider the surrounding environmental factors and applicable code requirements and listings when choosing the appropriate heat detection for […]

Oliver Fire Protection & Security receives UL Listing for Alarm Services

Oliver Fire Protection & Security has received its UL Listing for their Fire Alarm Services. Congratulations!!… So what exactly is UL and what does that mean for our customers? THE ALARM CERTIFICATE SERVICES PROGRAMUnderwriter Laboratories describes their Alarm Certificate Service Program as “setting the industry standard for over 120 years. The program provides a level of confidence for owners, service […]