FIRE

ALARMS

A properly designed and maintained fire alarm system is something you will never notice until it is needed – it will quietly and efficiently protect you, your staff and your property without any fuss.  Argos Fire are your ideal partner for cost-effective fire alarm system installation and maintenance.

 

Do you need to upgrade your fire alarm to meet new legislation?  Or a system with very low false alarm rates for multiple dwellings?  How about a radio-controlled fire alarm system with no wiring that can be fitted in a day? At Argos Fire, we can assist you with whatever your fire alarm requirements are.

 

 

Argos Fire Protection Ltd cover the whole of the South West of England from our head office in Exeter.  We have specialist fire alarm engineers based all over the South West covering Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Avon Wiltshire & Hampshire

We design, install, commission and maintain a variety of fire alarm systems in accordance with BS5839-1 or BS5839-6 as required.

 

Our engineers have installed and maintained fire alarm systems ranging in size from a small shop unit, to a large hospital complex, as well as radio fire alarm systems in grade one and grade two listed buildings.

Types of System

Whatever your fire alarm requirements, we can help. 

 

Conventional

 

The simplest form of fire alarm system.  Available in 2-wire or 4-wire formats, this system is best for smaller premises with a standard layout.  Devices are grouped into ‘zones’ and the system indicates the zone of origin. 

Addressable

 

In the past only used for large buildings, intelligent fire alarm systems are now becoming cost effective even for smaller premises, and are gradually replacing conventional types. 

 

All devices are connected to one or more wiring loops, and each device reports individually to the panel, so that the system can indicate the individual device causing the alarm. 

 

Addressable systems have many other benefits, including simplified installation, increased flexibility and event history recording.

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Radio (Wireless)

 

One of the main benefits of radio fire alarm systems is that they reduce the need to run cables to each individual device.  This means that they are ideally suited to listed buildings, temporary installations, building sites, and areas where asbestos is a problem. 

 

Another benefit of radio fire alarm systems is the reduced installation times, which drastically reduces the down-time for each area of the building.  This can make radio fire alarm systems more cost effective, especially in the tourism sector; i.e. a hotel will not have to lose revenue by closing rooms or floors while the installation of a fire alarm system is taking place.

All Radio Fire Alarm Systems now use their own dedicated communication frequency, and as a result are totally reliable.  Most wireless alarm systems are now indistinguishable from their hard-wired equivalents in day to day usage. 

Radio Wireless Fire Alarm Systems
Addressable
Conventional Fire Alarm System
We design, install, commission and maintain a variety of fire alarm systems
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