FDNY Fire Alarm Monitoring in New York*
Central Station Fire Alarm Monitoring – Peace of Mind to Business Owners
Even during the hours when your business is not in operation, security professionals survey your property to ensure its safety.
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With central station fire alarm monitoring you can enjoy 24/7 protection for your business and property. Even during the hours when your business is not in operation, security professionals survey your property to ensure its safety. Should a fire or other emergency occur, the fire department or other authorities are notified in seconds – meaning you will likely not face total loss of your business.
There are several reasons why central station fire alarm system monitoring is important. Not only may much of your property, files, inventory and other assets be saved instead of destroyed, neighboring businesses and communities will be spared from the consequences they may face if the fire were to spread.
Peace of mind alone is worth the investment. Knowing that your property and assets are properly protected at all times is reassuring, and what could end in disaster is often prevented. At ASM Integrators, we urge all business owners whether large or small to make smart decisions for your company.
We Accept all Fire Alarm Monitoring Signals, Such as::
Our fire alarm installations are designed to fit all of your fire alarm system monitoring requirements, including multiple alarm signal transmission technologies from traditional copper telephone service to IP/GSM. We also have an Apple & Android app to turn your system ON- and OFF-line.
3 x 1
4 x 2
*All FDNY approved central station monitoring services are rendered either by Statewide Central Station, Inc. or others to be chosen by ASM Integrators.
Public Storage, New York
Jorge Jaquez – Facility Manager
Educational Alliance, New York
Joe Tarver – Vice President of Operations
Hotel Wall Street, New York
Simon Williams – Maintenance Manager
Fire Alarm Monitoring FAQs:
This offends happens when there is not enough or any voltage on the phones lines. In other words, the phone lines are not working and not properly sending signals to the CS. Installing GSM technology can help you avoid this costly failures. Call ASM now as obtain a Free estimate. Mention the Q&A and obtain a 20% discount and the first 3 months of GSM signals for FREE.
Setting the system online and offline comes with a level of responsibility. Ultimately, if the system is set offline and there is a fire the fire department WILL NOT BE DISPATCHED. Furthermore, keeping a log of who and when as well as identifying this person as an authorized personnel for the building is key.
- Supervisory: This fire alarm signal type is related to the supervision of certain field components. As an example the opening and the closing of the Sprinkler valve.
- Trouble: This fire alarm signal is typical of a device malfunctions.
- Alarm: This fire alarm signal is caused by the activation of a fire alarm component such as a smoke detector, heat detector a manual pull station, a duct detector on any other.
Proprietary in the fire alarm industry is known as “Only me the certified xyz manufacturer can service the system.This is a very confusing topic and subject to hours of discussion. However, many fire alarm vendors want you to believe that they are the only solution in town. Fortunately this is not the case. Any vendor can work on any system as long as they are certified with the district, city or state in which they do business. Even though there could be limitations to perform certain tasks, if the fire alarm company is a well reputable provider then they will likely be able to provide you with a ONE STOP SOLUTION.
Some systems are capable of transmitting more details than others. For example: those systems with a built-in dialer are capable of transmitting CID (contact ID) which in other words mean that each device can send signals to central station. Then if you have 200 smokes, each sends over its own name and location over to CS. this is known as built in dialer. On the other hand, a communicator has only between 5 to 10 zones and send a generic signal such as trouble, supervisory, alarm, phone line troubles etc but lacks the ability to send one signal per field device
In order to avoid the fire department being dispatched to your site its imperative to put the systems offline. All fire alarm systems should be put offline right before any work is being performed on the system itself, any interconnected system such as sprinklers, HVAC are worked on or any construction or cleaning is to be performed at the building that could trigger an unwarranted fire alarm signal.
Fire alarm systems should go offline when any testing, inspections or repairs are being done at the facility to avoid dispatching FDNY unnecessarily. The set the system offline you can call or if you are with ASM integrators we offer an APP to do it from the convenience of your phone.
No, they are not. Even though the end service is to call 911 and dispatch the fire department, each company has its own protocols above the minimum requirements. Furthermore, customer service and its response time can be key players at the time to select the central station monitoring.
No, NYC requires that only FDNY pre approved central stations can monitor fire alarm systems within the 5 boroughs. This services are normally MSRP anywhere between $90 & $125 per month. When you call any company, simply asked if the monitoring is or not FDNY approved to avoid any violations.
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About ASM Integrators
For 20+ years, we have provided 2,096+ New York building owners and managers with central station fire alarm monitoring.
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We care about our clients and their safety, and make it our business to serve as an advisor in this complex and constantly changing industry.