Fire Alarm System

Fire Alarm Systems can be broken down into three categories:
1) Conventional Fire Alarm System
Conventional fire alarms systems work by having automatic detectors wired on separate circuits (each referred to as a zone) to a central control panel. When a fire is detected the alarm should sound and the control panel indicates the zone. This should help detect the location of the fire so that it can be isolated quickly. Conventional fire alarms are best suited to smaller premises. These systems serve their purpose of detecting fire and then sounding an alarm to warn the occupants of a building about the danger.
2) Addressable Fire Alarm System
For protecting larger buildings against the threat of fire, analogue fire alarm systems would be more effective than a conventional alarm system. These systems are wired up to a central control unit that can pinpoint more accurately the exact location of the fire as they display a specific text location description for each detector or alarm device. They also reduce the risk of false alarms as there is more control possible over monitoring systems.
3) Wireless Fire Alarm System
As the name suggests wireless fire alarms do not require wiring up so are perfect for situations where it may not be possible to install cabling, such as listed buildings or museums where this may appear unsightly. These alarm systems are easy to set up so can be installed on a temporary basis if a short term solution is required. These can be either addressable or conventional system.