Alarm & Detection Service  

Most commercial and industrial occupancies have some type of fire alarm system. Automatic Fire Control can design and install automatic fire alarm systems and voice evacuation systems that meet or exceed the requirements of the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ), local codes and the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) Pamphlet 72. AFC will also perform regularly scheduled maintenance on all types of fire alarm systems in accordance with NFPA 72 requirements, the manufacturer's suggested inspection and maintenance requirements, as well as the requirements of the AHJ.

* Annual Inspection Checklist

  • Check control panel
  • Test visual devices
  • Test speakers
  • Verify monitoring connection
  • Inspect annunciator
  • Test bells
  • Test horns
  • Test elevator recall
  • Check smoke detector sensitivity
  • Check duct detectors
  • Thermal detectors
  • Test tamper switches
  • Test flow switches
  • Check ground fault detection circuitry
  • Tested for grounded field wiring
  • Verify fire phones are working properly
  • Battery standby verified
  • Detectors cleaned
  • Is surge suppressor installed?

* In Accordance with NFPA Pamphlets 72