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There are a lot of very important benefits that modern professional fire systems can offer to buildings, various businesses like restaurants or stores and to all those users who may have the risk of fire in their buildings. Modern fire systems have best integration and interoperability features to offer their consumers. Below we prepared a short list of advantages that fire systems can offer you for both residential and commercial use.

Enhanced Protection: Integrated fire systems solutions like Vesda products can help you optimize your system functionality and performance, so enhancing your personal and your customers/employees life safety and undoubtedly property protection program. Integrated life-safety Vesda fire systems and command center can enable the system operators to first of all view and then record all suspicious incidents and so electronically activate or lock escape routes. Such integration of access control with the fire alarm systems perfectly supports safe evacuation through the capability for barriers and doors to be automatically opened and unlocked if a fire alarm is activated.

Ease of Use: Integrated Kidde fire systems with special life-safety information management interface can perfectly provide ease of use, and very often with touch-screen functionality, and also incorporate additional features like real-time images, floor plans, and various messaging services.

Operational & Cost Efficiency: Fire system integration is able to have positive impact on the overall operational and administrative costs. Various remote services technology in contemporary fire systems like Kidde can enable different facilities and safety personnel to help effectively manage multiple places from a single central station. Such remote diagnostics of fire alarm systems and these remote management services for video surveillance and two-way audio systems are able to also provide a lot of important benefits. This ability to remotely view the operating status of the fire systems for a life-safety provider – and undoubtedly to diagnose trouble conditions – can significantly increase system uptime, reduce service visits, facilitate a first-time repair, and of course provide your with peace of mind.

Data Integrity and Protection of Contemporary Fire Systems

Today’s pretty sophisticated IT and great amounts of data security capabilities are absolutely critical when the issue comes to fire, security, emergency communications, and any other life-safety systems and their integration. Different advanced encryption technologies, for instance, allow life-safety staff to work closely with the IT group in order to protect the integrity of the whole network and critical data.

Most facility managers, building owners, and safety or security directors have extremely important roles in the life safety and property protection. Today these integrated fire suppression technologies can definitely help in fulfilling all those responsibilities. The key factor to effective and reliable fire systems integration is in the understanding the challenges, the applications and the technologies – and undoubtedly making sure that everything works together as intended. If that capability simply does not exist within one organization, then it might be better to work with a fire systems integrator which is proficient and experienced in needs analysis and planning, installation, layout and maintenance of any integrated solutions.

Control Fire Systems Ltd.
63 Advance Rd
Etobicoke, ON M8Z 2S6 Canada
+1 416-236-2371