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Glass Breakage Detection

Published August 18, 2020

Below are different devices to attempt to detect glass breakage by intruders. Originally, there was window ‘foil’ or silver tape. This tape was virgin lead. To apply it, one would initially put down a ‘track’ of clear spar varnish, wait for it to become tacky and then, while slightly stretching the lead foil, apply this […]

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How Signals Get to the Central Station Monitoring Command Center

Published August 18, 2020

Jade Alarm’s True Digital Radio Network is the most reliable and durable method of communication for your Security and Life-Safety needs. In the 1970’s the alarm ’dialing’ equipment with the ability to indicate in what area an intrusion or fire was occurring came into being and now is being replaced with other methods such as […]

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Commercial Fire Alarm Systems

Published August 18, 2020

Fire alarm systems are at least an order of magnitude more challenging to understand than homeowner-type smoke alarms, even if individual smoke alarms within the home are wired together to work in concert. Fire alarm work must not be taken for granted because if a system should fail to respond to a smoke or heat […]

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7 Tips to Protect Your Business or Home During an Extended Shutdown

Published August 15, 2020

The current COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented disruptions to all aspects of our lives. While the ‘shelter in place’ orders are being slowly lifted, there are still security issues to be considered.

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