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  • What Is Fire Alarm Monitoring?

    Have you ever wondered how the fire department knows there’s an alarm going off in your building? Let’s show you how: The fire alarm in your building is designed for one reason: to recognize a fire and notify people in the building to” get out”.  A fire alarm system is great at what it does ...
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  • How Does My Fire Alarm Monitoring Panel Work?

    Some of the most common inquiries we receive at Fire Monitoring of Canada have to do how exactly your fire alarm monitoring panel works.  As we have discussed in other blog posts, a fire alarm monitoring panel connects to your fire alarm panel and communicates the signals produced to a third-party monitoring company.  This ensures ...
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  • Why Reducing Fire Department Response Time Is Important

    Having the Fire Department arrive on the scene of a fire quickly is a critical component in mitigating the impact that a fire may have on a building.  This video, produced by the Underwriters Laboratories clearly demonstrates the need for reduced fire department response time.  Within the video we can see a comparison of the ...
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  • Why a CAN/ULC-S561 Certification Matters

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    There are many types of buildings that are required to have fire alarm monitoring based on the existing Fire Code and Building Code.  Examples of these types of buildings include care facilities and hospitals, schools and day cares, high-rise buildings, and buildings where a sprinkler system is present. The standard for fire alarm monitoring is ...
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  • What Goes Into CAN/ULC-S561 Fire Monitoring?

    What Goes Into CAN/ULC-S561 Fire Monitoring
    When speaking to customers, they often ask, “What is ULC-S561 and how can we ensure we are compliant?”.  ULC-S561 is a monitoring standard that is written by the Underwriter’s Laboratories of Canada (ULC), an internationally recognized standards body.  This standard is the point of reference in the Fire Code and Building Code for any building ...
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  • "Fire Monitoring of Canada impressed us with their efficient, professional manner – an approach that not only inspired confidence, but resolved existing service issues with another alarm service provider." - Administrative Coordinator
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