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Building fire detection alarms

Fire Prevention

Whatever the size and complexity of the fire detection system - either networked or a stand alone system - for small, large, single or multiple sites, Graham Robertson has the experience and expertise to advise, install and maintain the system.

The primary objective of a detection system is to reduce the devastating impact that can be experienced by fire and smoke, not only to property but on personal belongings and in some cases, loss of life.

Therefore, the design of a suitable system to your home or commercial premises, is the first important step in the process of installation.

We will guide you through the choices of system, in terms of:

  • Input Devices - Smoke detectors and alarm call points that will trigger the alarm.
  • Output Devices - The alarm sounder, including bells, sirens and flashing lights etc.
  • Control Equipment - monitoring of the system, status and fault finding, silencing and resetting the alarm.

Every location will have it's own unique requirement, from conventional, non-addressable and addressable systems, through to wireless, radio systems.

Contact us for your free, no obligation survey and quotation.

Rest assured that Graham Robertson's engineers are all qualified and work to the required British Standard, BS5839, part 1 2002.

Fire and smoke detection systems are now part of the Multiple Occupancy Dwellings License requirements effecting premises such as shared flats and houses, bed-sits, B&B's, hostels, student residences, in fact, any premises with more than three residents living together who are not all members of either the same family or of one or other of 2 families.

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Non-Addressable & Addressable Alarm Systems

Fire alarm control panels (FACP) are systems, which receive information from input devices (smoke detectors, heat detectors, etc.), process the information, and trigger an output device (audio or visual alarm).

Fire Alarm Systems fall broadly in to two groups - Conventional Systems or Analogue Addressable Systems.

'Conventional' Fire Alarm Systems, in their various forms, have been around for many years and have changed little in that time in terms of technology although design and reliability have improved significantly. However, Conventional Systems are a well-proven technology protecting many hundreds of thousands of properties worldwide. A Conventional Fire Alarm System is often the natural choice for smaller systems or where budget constraints exist. A conventional system only detects on/off signals. They use separate wiring circuits called zones to relay information to the panel regarding the condition of the initiating devices. The panel monitors the condition of the detection devices throughout the whole system, with separate zones used to help pinpoint the location of the alarm. These systems allow the use of inexpensive detection devices and fire alarm control panels

An addressable control panel is a system using a signalling technique, which allows a control unit to identify a specific initiating device or group of devices by location. Analogue Addressable Fire Alarm Systems differ from conventional systems in a number of ways and certainly add more flexibility, intelligence, speed of identification and scope of control. For this reason Analogue Addressable Fire Alarm Systems are the natural choice for larger premises and more complex system requirements.

Contact us for more information

Radio Fire Alarm Systems

Radio based Wire-Free systems provide a number of unique features that make them an ideal alternative to wired systems for many applications:

  • Sensors can be fitted in less than 10 minutes
  • The fabric of the building is protected and undamaged
  • Disruptive installation works are kept to a minimum
  • Eliminates costly fire-rated cable
  • The systems can be easily moved or upgraded as building use changes
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