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7 Reasons Commercial Businesses Need An Access Control System

Published on November 30, 2020, by AFA Author

An access control system allows you to electronically control who has access to your building. While access control systems and devices may vary, they all can greatly improve the safety and security of your business. Here are seven reasons your business needs an access control system. Continue Reading

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Are You Still Using POTS Lines for Monitoring?

Published on October 29, 2020, by AFA Author

If you still use POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) lines to communicate with your central station monitoring company, you are using outdated technology. Continue Reading

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What is a Bi-Directional Amplifier (BDA) System?

Published on September 24, 2020, by AFA Author

In the event of an emergency, you want to be sure first responders are able to communicate with each other inside your building and with their command staff outside the building, through the use of their two-way radios. Unfortunately, many buildings have areas where the signal strength for these systems isn’t strong enough to ensure they’ll work properly. Continue Reading

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Why Your Business Needs a Security System

Published on September 8, 2020, by AFA Author

Security systems are an essential form of protection for your business. If you have the right security system, you can be more efficient, aware of your building’s activity and have peace of mind that your property is well protected. A comprehensive security system for your business is necessary to ensure that your employees, your building, and its contents are kept safe. Continue Reading

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Carbon Monoxide Detectors Required in New York City by January 1st

Published on September 1, 2020, by AFA Author

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas produced by combustion. Carbon monoxide detectors, also known as CO detectors, are devices “having a sensor that responds to carbon monoxide gas that is connected to an alarm control unit.” NFPA 720 Continue Reading