Moments matter when a fire ignites. The typical fire doubles in size every 60 seconds. It can double even faster if flammable liquids or explosives are ignited by the blaze. A commercial fire alarm system will give people the warning they need to evacuate the area. These moments matter and often mean the difference between life and death. These are the real benefits of a commercial fire alarm system.
A Commercial Fire Alarm System is an Inexpensive Investment in Early Warning
Installing a commercial fire alarm system in a new building runs roughly $2 per square foot of coverage area, and slightly more if the alarm is being installed as part of a retrofit. However, the real investment is in the safety of your employees, clients, and visitors to your property. A functioning fire alarm ensures that if a fire ever erupts that they won’t get caught off guard and suffer potentially fatal burns and smoke inhalation. In fact, according to the National Fire Protection Association, the majority of fire related casualties are not caused by burns, rather they are the result of toxic smoke inhalation.
Remote Monitoring Provides Peace of Mind
Modern commercial fire alarm systems have come a long way from being simple smoke detectors. Modern systems can detect everything from carbon monoxide to rising temperatures. Most modern commercial fire alarm systems are connected to a receiver that transmits a signal directly to emergency personnel when a problem arises. This expedites the response time of first responders and provides a reliable layer of coverage that protects the business long after everyone has gone home for the day. In fact, most fires start at night when no one is around and a fire alarm is a 24/7/365 employee that is always on the job.
Modern Commercial Fire Alarm Systems are Compliant with NFPA 72
Building codes are constantly evolving. In addition to the increased possibility of malfunctions, older systems simply may not be compliant with modern building requirements. NFPA 72 is the National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, and modern systems are designed so that they are in compliance with the standards that are set forth regarding everything from fires and floods to terrorist events.
Put Your Trust in 1st Alarm, the most Reliable Commercial Fire Alarm System Design, Installation, Testing and Monitoring Company in your area
The team at 1st Alarm understands that you will have many burning questions on your mind when it comes time to choose the right commercial fire alarm system to protect your property. As a business owner, you know the importance of early fire detection and how it can save you from completely losing your property. 1st Alarm understands the importance as well and will be there for you 24/7 to ensure you are protected. We will also help you to create a fire safety policy for your employees to reduce injuries and prevent human loss should a fire occur. With 1st Alarm and an advanced commercial fire alarm system, you ensure your business is prepared adequately in the event a fire should happen in your business place.
1st Alarm knows how to protect our clients from the dangers of fire and the damage it can cause. Our fire alarm monitoring services protect businesses throughout Texas and across the country. Contact us to learn more about the myriad of ways our fire alarm monitoring can protect your business. We will be happy to answer your questions and help you determine the best systems and monitoring plan for your budget and operational needs.
1st Alarm is one of the biggest and best security companies in the region that specializes in both residential and commercial alarm systems as well as commercial fire alarm systems. We pride ourselves on buying local and hiring local whenever possible. We are committed to offering high quality, professional service with the utmost level of integrity. 1st Alarm is the best commercial fire alarm system company in your region as well. We have personnel trained and certified to meet your fire alarm system needs. To learn more about how our commercial fire alarm systems, commercial security systems or home security systems may be a great fit for you, Request a Quote online or give us a call at 800-276-5559. You can even visit our office near you. We are conveniently located in Abilene, Amarillo, El Paso, Lubbock and Midland Texas.