Refuge Area Alarms

Current Building Regulations insist that all new non-domestic buildings with more than one storey provide ‘refuge’ areas – relatively safe places where people who cannot easily use fire escapes and evacuation lifts can call for assistance and wait until help arrives.

refugeSimple, effective two-way communication in these areas is essential, firstly to assist rescue teams in determining where assistance is required and secondly to reassure people help is on the way.

Intercom style outstations offer true hands-free duplex speech and allows anyone in a refuge area to communicate with building control at the touch of a button.

Attractively finished in brushed stainless steel, it includes connections for an optional induction loop system for the hard of hearing and a general-purpose relay output that closes on activation of the unit. In addition to the  flush outstation, surface and weatherproof versions are also available.