Exit Alarms, Part 2: Standalone Units

2020-03-14T11:45:55-04:00 March 16th, 2020|All, Exit Alarms|

Standalone Exit Alarm Units As a quick recap from Part 1, compared to integrated units, standalone exit alarm units are usually the more cost-efficient option. They are surface-mounted and generally do not require any modifications to the door or frame beyond the mounting screws for the hardware. Additionally, the existing [...]

Exit Alarms, Part 1: The Basics

2020-03-06T16:31:35-05:00 March 9th, 2020|All, Exit Alarms|

Introduction As their name implies, exit alarms sends notification of an an egress, or exit, via an alarm. There are multiple reasons why building occupants would need to be made aware of an open door: Elopement - In healthcare, childcare (schools and nurseries), and senior care facilities, the monitoring of [...]

Exit Alarms Library Update

2020-03-03T20:44:44-05:00 March 5th, 2020|All, Exit Alarms, Library Update|

We have updated the Exit Alarms page in the Library using our new format.  We have new literature and manuals for the following manufacturers: Alarm Lock Systems Inc. Arrow Lock & Door Hardware Detex Corporation Positive Lock, Inc. SARGENT Manufacturing Company Security Door Controls (SDC) We have also included a [...]