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Mircom Blog


Playing Around with Fire Safety & Emergency Preparedness
2013-11-18

Playing Around with Fire Safety & Emergency Preparedness

Fire safety and disaster preparedness is not something to play around with.

...Or is it?

Top 5 Fire Alarm Strobe Visual Signal Challenges
2013-11-11

Top 5 Fire Alarm Strobe Visual Signal Challenges

In last week’s post, I wrote about aging populations and the need for more visual signs as applied to life safety. Now, I will discuss the Top 5 Fire Alarm Strobe Visual Signal Challenges to get you laying out strobes like a pro!

Aging Population, Accessible Design & Vulnerable Occupancies = More Visual Signals
2013-11-04

Aging Population, Accessible Design & Vulnerable Occupancies = More Visual Signals

Today, terms such as “Accessible Design” and “Vulnerable Occupancy” are becoming more and more prevalent since North America’s aging population is growing. In fact, those aged 65 and older make up about 14% of the population, and that number is continuing to increase.

Demystifying Modern Fire Alarm Graphic Workstations for Life-Safety Applications
2013-10-28

Demystifying Modern Fire Alarm Graphic Workstations for Life-Safety Applications

This week’s blog post is brought to you by a guest blogger, our VP of Engineering – Jason Falbo.

In this post, Jason will demystify some of the current vocabulary and technology used in modern fire alarm graphic workstations for life-safety applications.

An American Perspective on Code Complexity – Door Hold Open Devices
2013-10-21

An American Perspective on Code Complexity – Door Hold Open Devices

In this post, I will discuss various challenges regarding how fire alarm system inspection reports may be influenced by personal opinion and door hold open devices, and offer some tips on how to handle these challenges.

A Canadian Perspective on Code Complexity – Door Hold Open Devices
2013-10-15

A Canadian Perspective on Code Complexity – Door Hold Open Devices

In this post, I will discuss various challenges regarding how fire alarm system inspection reports may be influenced by personal opinion and door hold open devices, and offer some tips on how to handle these challenges.

Fire Prevention Week: Canadian Organizations
2013-10-07

Fire Prevention Week: Canadian Organizations

This year, Fire Prevention Week takes place on October 6- 12, with the theme of preventing kitchen fires.

Fire Prevention Week: History & Tips
2013-09-30

Fire Prevention Week: History & Tips

This year, Fire Prevention Week takes place on October 6-12, with the theme of preventing kitchen fires.

Mass Notification: Maintenance Plan Development & Stakeholders
2013-09-23

Mass Notification: Maintenance Plan Development & Stakeholders

I’ll conclude the blog series about the MNS project I worked on at Seneca by talking about maintenance plan development and the coordination between multiple stakeholders.

Mass Notification - Emergency Response Design & Construction
2013-09-16

Mass Notification - Emergency Response Design & Construction

In this series of three blog posts, I’ll address the on-going mass notification system maintenance challenges and lessons I learned while at Seneca College in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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