by Aaron Reiter Commercial fire alarm systems are required to have active monitoring by a UL certified, 24-hour staffed, “central station”. Over the years, monitoring technology has remained largely static with an industry standard of a minimum two dedicated, analog, Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS) lines. Digital monitoring via cellular networks is a vast improvement and there are several reasons […]
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Think back to a hollywood movie where a fire sprinkler system went off – either because there was a fire or because the hero activated it to distract the bad guys. What did that water look like? Chances are it was pristine, clear water that looked like the hero could drink if she or he […]
We are in the middle of the summer heat, but it will be October before we know it and the thermometers will start to swing into freezing temps soon enough. Now is the time to schedule a service of your dry-type fire sprinkler systems to drain those low points and prevent pipe breaks. This simple action will help […]
There are very good reasons why kitchen hood suppression systems require inspections and testing every 6 months. Hood suppression is very different from a standard sprinkler system because they need to extinguish grease fires. Hood suppression systems are isolated – separate suppression agent, plumbing, trip sensors, and monitoring circuits. Kitchen hoods can be extreme environments and because […]
We are here in the Portland area to keep you in compliance for fire alarm, fire sprinkler, or life safety systems with the Authority Having Jurisdiction over your building. If Signaling System Solutions is contracted to provide your annual, semiannual, or quarterly inspections of your fire alarm or fire sprinkler systems, you can rest assured […]
Signaling System Solutions, specializing in fire alarm, fire sprinkler/suppression, and life safety services introduces its brand new web presence. There are several fire alarm & sprinkler companies to choose from, but none that match our commitment to customer service and relationships. Explore the site, enjoy the information and photos, and give us a call! We […]