White Papers

Use of IP Systems for emergency notification and communications

Today’s worldwide energy industry finds itself in an increasingly dynamic external environment. Upheavals in the political, environmental, and technological landscapes affect our industry on many levels. The “digital revolution” and competing forms of power generation are at the forefront of debate as related industries push forward.


Area of Refuge, The Dollars & Sense

Our perception of Area of Refuge Communications has evolved over the past 30+ years, growing from a means for complying with older elevator communication codes to becoming its own entity in the eyes of the International Building Code (IBC), National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) and Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibilities Guidelines (ADAAG). These old elevator codes were more specifically integrated with the building fire alarm system or a dedicated system providing direct interaction with fire responders.