The concept is simple – if you purchase a proprietary fire alarm system be prepared to be “married” to the manufacturer and service provider. You will have one source for equipment, support, and programming when it comes to additions, changes, and repairs to your system.
A non-proprietary fire alarm system will give you the freedom to choose from a variety of authorized fire alarm service providers, are cost effective, and will provide better service.
NON-PROPRIETARY SYSTEMS OFFER MORE FREEDOM
Non-proprietary fire alarm systems moreopen source and are usually available through multiple authorized distributors in your area whoby the equipments manufacturer. Usually, these systems can also be serviced by several compan and you need to stay with a particular company to
NON-PROPRIETARY SYSTEMS ARE COST-EFFECTIVE AND PROVIDE BETTER SERVICE
Providers can take advantage of their single source relationship by providing slower service and response time. The reasoning is simple a proprietary service provider does not need to service your system in a timely manner because you are stuck with them whether their service is good or not. Tcosts of items are As , both response time and the quality of service should be better in order to keep the customer.
Non-proprietary system providers must price their services and equipment competitively from the installation to their aftermarket fire alarm service because of the nature of their open-sourced program. The customer has options to choose from a group of qualified fire alarm vendors who can do the installation or provide service with better pricing. Choosing a non-proprietary fire alarm system allows you to compare and “shop” for authorized distributors and for fire alarm services.
NON-PROPRIETARY SYSTEMS FROM AFA PROTECTIVE SYSTEMS
At AFA, we provide non-proprietary equipment from the industry’s leading manufacturers. Our commitment to deliver non-proprietary equipment leads to a better, simpler service experience, but most importantly, provides you the freedom to choose the right system and the right business partner for all your service needs. We believe this leads to a better experience and greater value for our customers. Our knowledgeable professionals design and install the best solution for your property utilizing quality systems with the features, functionality and reliability you need.
Give AFA a call today at 877-947-4431 to learn more about our fire alarm systems!