Handling Temperature and Environment

While the most popularly monitored alarms are residential and commercial burglar and fire alarms, they’re not all we help manage. Very important, but rarely thought of in reference to alarms, are medical facilities, farms, school cafeterias, restaurants, grocery stores…and the list goes on and on. What kind of non-fire, non-burg alarms do we monitor for […]

What Note to Do…

Noting accounts… Why is it so important? For your customers- It allows you to place customized notes for limited time frames with alternate directions/call lists for vacations, remodeling/construction, pending service calls when zones are malfunctioning. It enables you to give us special details like directions for rural customers, cross streets, whether or not customers have […]

When Disaster and Poor Weather Strikes…We’re Ready!

Not many understand the huge impact inclement weather can have on the alarm industry quite like Floridians. As many of you know, when hurricane Irma wandered past our neck of the woods, we moved our team and their families in to ensure everyone was safe and that we were still up and ready to respond […]

Advice For No Charge

Low batteries. No, it’s not the sexiest topic, but it’s an important one. Like you, we at Central Station know that there are all sorts of different Low Battery signals. Although there are keyfob batteries, sensor batteries, and many more, it’s the panel low batteries that are treated with the highest degree of seriousness. Why? […]

Panic! Here’s the Attack.

Panic Alarms. Especially after all the crazy shootings, these alarms become more important than ever. They’re not solely for business and there are multiple ways they can be triggered, so it’s imperative that you, as well as your customers, know the process and how it works. As you, the dealers, know… These particular alarms come […]

In the Zone (5 Reasons Why Zone Lists Matter)

Zone lists are very important pieces of information to ensure responders are focusing their attention on the right places, and yet it’s amazing how often dispatches discover either no zone lists, or limited lists with very vague descriptions. Here are a few reasons why it’s important. When responding to a fire, panic alarm, or burglary, […]