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False Fire Alarms: Common Causes (Video)

Mar 28, 2017 12:45:04 PM Posted by Lee Kaiser

False fire alarms are a costly and potentially life-threatening problem for building owners and fire departments across the United States. In the video below, ORR VP of Engineering Lee Kaiser explains why false alarms are so problematic, the types of costs that these lead to for businesses and taxpayers, and identifies possible reasons why they could happen.

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How to Operate Your Fire Panel: Conventional and Addressable Panels (Video)

Feb 9, 2017 4:13:47 PM Posted by Lee Kaiser

In the video below, watch as ORR VP of Engineering Lee Kaiser finishes his explanation of "How to Operate Your Fire Panel." Topics in this video include the fire alarm sequence, the difference between conventional and addressable fire panels, and the circuits used in each panel.

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How to Operate Your Fire Panel: Alarm Signals (Video)

Jan 26, 2017 4:18:46 PM Posted by Lee Kaiser

During our 2016 Seminar, titled Causes and Cures for the Top 7 Fire Protection Challenges, expert Lee Kaiser talked through the most common issues with fire protection systems. In the video below, watch as Lee speaks about alarm signals and the different buttons used to address them.

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Guidebook: Causes and Cures for False Fire Alarms

Nov 17, 2014 1:01:00 PM Posted by Zach Nelson

Most of the time fire alarm systems sit quietly, waiting to alert us of a possible threat. We have certainly become highly dependent on them to work when we need them. Yet, at some point nearly every building, including sophisticated high-rises, outdated office buildings, schools, and even our own homes will experience a false fire alarm.

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