uses of the fire alarm panel
Fire alarm panels are central to the entire fire alarm
system, and they are designed to notify the fire and police
departments in the event of the smoke detectors going off or
when someone pulls the fire alarm. A quick glance at the fire
alarm panel is often all that is needed to pinpoint where the
fire is occuring, and which exits are safe to use. Firemen
always refer to the alarm panel when they are at the scene of
the fire, for these obvious reasons.
The panels for home fire alarms are a little different,
being less complex than those intended for large, high rise
buildings. Nonetheless, they do their job adequately, and can
cover homes of varying sizes. You can set them on different
customized time settings, like when you want to go on a
If a fire breaks out, the fire alarm panel sends a signal to
the local authorities to alert them of the fire. Another use of
fire alarm panels is to alert the owner of any break-in
attempts. Some fire alarm panels can be hooked up with other
home alarm systems.
If your fire alarm system does not have a panel, you can
have one installed by licensed companies who should be able to
offer you a variety of different systems to suit your needs.
Fire alarm panels are indispensible if you want a complete fire
protection system. Of course, having an alarm panel means you
need to learn how to use it as well, which takes a bit of time
and practice to get used to. Once they are activated for
protection 24/7, you'll definitely sleep easier at night.