Our UL listed Central Station is located in Northern Virginia. The Central Station provides regulated monitoring services for facilities located throughout Virginia and the greater Washington DC and Baltimore metropolitan areas. The facility is staffed continuously by trained professionals ready to alert authorities in case of an emergency. The Central Station is equipped with an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) and diesel generator capable of supporting the power needs of the facility. In addition to specialized construction, the Central Station's communication and utility infrastructures are hardened against attack and failure. Hot redundant computer hardware and mirrored databases allow for quick transition to backup systems if required. Our network-ready alarm receivers operate over an encrypted supervised internet connection for monitoring intrusion, life safety and fire alarm systems.
Our Central Station is UL listed in the following Certificate Service Categories:
CRZH National Industrial Security Systems
UUFX Protective Signaling Services Central Station
Commercial buildings often require UL monitoring of the fire alarm system before occupancy permits will be approved by the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ). Our Central Station is well known among local AHJ's for providing this service.
Our monitoring services comply with insurance underwriting requirements. Monitoring clients often qualify for reduced insurance premiums.
All our Central Station Operators have valid government issued credentials indicating they are receiving on-going professional training and have passed extensive local and federal background checks to ensure their integrity.