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Avigilon Premium CCTV Solutions for Your Business
08/09/2021
The average amount of money stolen from commercial premises is about €2,000. However, the cost in terms of damaged reputation or lost trade could be much higher. Installing high-quality CCTV systems is not only a pragmatic business decision. It is a central requirement for any company. Luckily there are plenty of ...
Security Benefits and Types of Intercom Systems
22/08/2021
Intercom systems are an effective access control tool and an essential part of protecting your home and business. Such systems allow fast communication between rooms and even buildings as well as visitor validation before letting them enter the building. Selecting the best intercom for your needs is not easy as there a...
EV Incentives and EV Charger Grants in Ireland
14/08/2021
The Irish Government plans to increase electric vehicle adoption on the Emerald Isle. Its investments in low carbon technologies doubled in 2020. A generous incentive package, including electric vehicle charger supports, has led to a significant rise in electric car sales. So, more and more people choose to apply for E...
Fire Protection in The Workplace: Detection, Warning, Maintenance and Testing
03/08/2021
As an employer, you need to know that the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 is the central legislation document governing fire safety in Ireland. What do business owners need to do to safeguard the workplace against the risk of fire? Under Section 19 of the above-mentioned act, every business owner must as...
Emergency Lighting Safety Standards and Testing Obligations in Ireland
25/07/2021
One of the essential elements of commercial and public building safety is emergency light for the reason that it allows all occupants to evacuate the premises safely in the event of a fire or another emergency within the building. Emergency lighting is a system of luminaires that consists of both emergency escape light...
Door Automation: Next Level Business Security
11/07/2021
As a business owner, you may wonder if it is worth investing in automatic doors. Automated door systems use technology that is not present in manual doors. Thus, they cost more. Apart from the upfront cost, this business security solution will also increase your utility costs and are expensive to maintain. So, are auto...
Wireless versus Wired Burglar Alarm Systems
22/06/2021
Which is better: wireless or wired intruder alarm systems? It depends on the property under question. While your neighbour might be happy with their wireless intruder alarm installation experience, you may benefit most from a wireless burglar alarm system. It is essential to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of e...
Fire Risk Assessment: A Simple Walkthrough Guide
14/06/2021
Fire safety is vital for every workplace and property. Appropriate safety measures guarantee that in the case of a fire, injuries to occupants and damage to property is minimal or avoided altogether.   What Exactly Is a Fire Risk Assessment? Fire Risk Assessments are requirements that have to be carried out acc...
Where to Position Fire Alarms and Smoke Detectors?
11/06/2021
On average, about 60 per cent of deaths from residential home fires are in houses with malfunctioning smoke and fire alarms or no alarms at all. Paying extra attention to fire safety by understanding the mechanics of smoke alarms, placing, and installing them appropriately can prevent an enormous tragedy from occurring...
Physical Security Trends 2021: Access Control
04/06/2021
The last year of 2020 was challenging for many due to the COVID-2019 pandemic. We saw a drastic change in the way companies approach security. The security industry was famous for the slow adoption of new technologies. However, we witnessed a touchless access control boom in 2020. The number of wireless intercoms, auto...
Top 5 Home Car Chargers for Your EV
02/06/2021
A few years ago, home charging stations were immensely expensive and needed to be hardwired to an electric system at home. Those stations did not work with every electric vehicle. Modern electric vehicle charging stations have come a long way. Nowadays, they offer faster charging times. They are also more efficient, af...
Farming CCTV Solutions: Benefits and Risks
28/05/2021
Security is incredibly important for agricultural environments. Open boundaries and isolated locations make farms such a lucrative spot for intruders and burglars. One of the ways to significantly improve farming security is using farmyard cameras. New technology has made it easier to implement camera surveillance, so...
How to Choose the Best Burglar Alarm Installer for Business?
26/05/2021
Deciding to invest in a commercial alarm system and choosing the best installation service may significantly improve your chances to avoid burglaries from happening at your premises. The cost of business burglary is usually much higher than a house burglary. It will also affect the future insurance premiums in the even...
How to Choose the Best CCTV Camera System for Small Business?
22/05/2021
Security is the fundamental concern of every business. Nowadays, they talk a lot about the importance of a decent cybersecurity system. However, that is only one part of your company’s security set-up. It is vital to have good physical security to protect your employees, your office (or another kind of property)...
Fire Safety: 8 Steps to Protect Your Family Against Fire
21/05/2021
Fire protection is a tremendously important issue, especially in the family home. According to statistics published this year by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, the most fatalities caused by fire happen in private houses. It only takes about 2-3 breaths of toxic gases to lose consciousness. M...
4 Tools to Enhance Your Farming Security
09/05/2021
It is necessary to invest in security solutions that you can trust to keep your farm safe. Millions of euros of farm property are stolen every year, so rural crime is more common than one may think. There are many different examples of agricultural crimes, including theft of produce, livestock, machinery or other prop...
Choosing an Ideal Home Car Charger for Your EV
03/05/2021
Electric cars are undoubtedly our future, so it is time to consider installing an EV charger at home. Using home electric vehicle charging stations accounts for about 80% of all charging done by EV owners. After all, it is the most convenient way to supply your EV with its daily electricity needs.  The home charg...
Electric Car Charging for Beginners in 2021
02/05/2021
EV charging is an essential part of electric vehicle ownership. In this article, we are going to address all key issues related to electric car charging, including EV connectors, charging speeds, public EV chargers and charging at home and work. There are three types of electric vehicle charging options – r...
Commercial vs Residential Intruder Alarm Systems
25/04/2021
An intruder alarm system is a set of electrical components that are connected to a property. These components are capable of detecting movement or the opening of windows and doors. If it happens, the system emits a loud alarm to alert people of unauthorized entry. Burglar alarms are used in in...
Water Leak Detector: Top 8 FAQs in 2021
22/04/2021
Water damage is one of the biggest threats to your house security. It can happen due to leaky pipes and appliances, including, for example, a burst hot water tank, an under-sink faucet leak, or a frozen pipe. Fortunately, now this problem is an avoidable calamity. Homeowners can use water leak detectors to mo...
Automatic Security Barriers: More Safety & Security
13/04/2021
When looking at your business security, consider thinking about the overall site security rather than the building security. The measures you can put in place should make it hard for intruders to access as much of your site as possible. Every obstacle you put in their way makes them doubt their intentions to attempt a ...
Carbon Monoxide Alarm: An In-depth Buyer Guide
05/04/2021
Carbon monoxide or CO is an odourless and colourless flammable gas, a byproduct of combustion. It is toxic for people and animals and can cause poisoning. What is more, it is one of the major causes of poisoning deaths in the world. The best way to protect yourself, your family members, guests or employees from carbon...
Home CCTV: Data Protection & User Guidance
31/03/2021
Increasing sophistication and availability of video surveillance technology encourages more and more homeowners to choose domestic CCTV system as an effective home security tool. Surveillance systems have many uses in the prevention and detection of crime. They provide higher health and safety standards. Moreover, CCT...
Emergency Lighting Installation: What You Need to Know?
29/03/2021
An emergency light is a battery-powered device. It switches on automatically in case a building experiences a power outage. There are emergency lighting standards requiring high occupancy residential buildings, such as hotels and dormitories, and new commercial buildings to feature such devices to e...
Gate Automation: Most Important Pre-Purchase Tips
25/03/2021
Gate automation is one of the most popular solutions to improve and protect your home privacy, ensuring a safer and more secure environment, free from unwanted intrusion. Besides, an automatic gate is more convenient to enter and exit as you do not have to physically open and close it.   There are some thing...
Smoke Alarm: Complete Buyer Guide
18/03/2021
A smoke alarm is an electronic device that can sense smoke, which is the main indicator of fire. After that, it emits a sound to warn the occupants of the building. This device allows you, your family or your employees to leave the house or commercial property before it is too late. Households and ...
Electric Gates: Next Level Home Security
15/03/2021
To make your home safer and more secure, consider installing automatic gates to help with improving privacy and protect against unwanted intrusion. Gates automation allows opening and closing an electric gate via a special electric powered mechanism.    Electric Gates Installation When you try to...
Today’s Biggest Electric Vehicle Manufacturers in the World
09/03/2021
Global analysts predict that by 2030 electric vehicles will outsell the conventional ones. Soon it might become cheaper or comparable to buy and operate electric cars, as opposed to internal combustion engine vehicles.  Having an EV car means spending less money on servicing and maintaining it. Moreover, they are...
Carbon Monoxide Alarm: What Do You Need to Know?
06/03/2021
A carbon monoxide alarm is designed to warn you when CO levels have begun to accumulate over some time. It emits a siren before most people can experience poisoning symptoms. Whether you place a decent CO alarm at home or in your commercial property, it will allow you to respond appropriately to the problem.   W...
Water Leak Detector: An In-Depth Buyer Guide
26/02/2021
Are you concerned about possible water leaks in your business or residential property? If you are, it may be the right time to invest in a reliable water leak detector. Most of the time, water leakage occurs due to a faulty pipe, high temperature or water pressure etc. These unexpected emergencies may compromise ...
Fire Safety in the Workplace: A Short Guide
25/02/2021
Most of us spend about one-third of our life at work, and we expect our workplace to be safe. That is why there are fire codes and other protective measures. Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 is the main regulation in Ireland regarding fire safety at the workplace. So, who is responsible for workplace f...
Home vs. Business Security & Systems Comparison
18/02/2021
Criminals find more and more sophisticated ways to violate your privacy and cause some damage to your residential or business property and resources. That is why the importance and popularity of security systems are on the rise.   Whether you are planning to upgrade your home security or improve your busines...
How to Keep Your Home Security Cameras Safe
16/02/2021
One of the best and the most common solutions to improve your home security is installing CCTV cameras throughout your premises. CCTV cameras usually connect to the internet via Wi-Fi. So, you can receive alerts, record footage and watch a camera feed anytime anywhere. Ironically these security cameras may be a source...
Indoor vs. Outdoor Security: Systems Comparison
09/02/2021
Taking care of your home and business means constant monitoring and improving the safety of your premises, possessions and resources (including human resources) by implementing modern security systems such as CCTV cameras, intruder alarms, intercoms and so on. One way to succeed here is to ask for advice from a knowle...
Top 9 Water Flood Alarms this Winter
06/02/2021
A flood can happen anytime everywhere due to several reasons, such as a broken water heater or a supply line, a burst pipe, a clogged toilet, or a split hose connected to the washing machine. Thus, a proper flood alarm can protect your business and home security and prevent material costs. How do water detectors work?...
Perimeter Security: Home Security Guide in 2021
31/01/2021
Most of the people feel safe when they are at home. Your house is more than just a place of living. It is something that protects your family and belongings. Sadly, your home can also be a target of criminals. According to statistics houses without any security systems in Sligo and all over Europe are about three times...
Introduction to Water Leak Detection Solutions
27/01/2021
There are quite a few causes of flooding, including both man-made causes and natural disasters. Most of the man-made floods happen because of plumbing problems, pipe bursting or as a result of a malfunctioning water heater. In fact, 70% of floods are caused by water heaters leaking or bursting. The examples of natural ...
How to Improve Office Building Security During Pandemic
21/01/2021
Most of the organizations all over the world have to operate now in completely different environments due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It affected the physical security of every company. Physical threats are rising, putting reputational and financial pressures on security staff and business teams. Last year the lack ...
What Type of CCTV Should I Get for My Business?
17/01/2021
When it comes to the overall business security and safety of your premises, resources, customers and employees, video surveillance is a must-have. There are a number of benefits that a CCTV system can bring to your business: It deters crimes. The sight of a CCTV camera will keep criminals from carrying out illegal a...
The Importance of Physical Security
16/01/2021
Digital platforms dominate the world these days as practically any business depends on IT for information exchange, monetary transactions and other business operations. Thus, digital security seems to be more important, but it is impossible to protect your digital assets without safeguarding your physical property and...
Home Security Alarm: Top 3 FAQs in Ireland
08/01/2021
Quite a few independent studies show that burglars are more likely to target a house that doesn’t have any cameras, lightning and other visible home security elements or professional alarm monitoring in place than a home that is protected. A home security system is a network of electronic devices a...
Fire Alarms: An In-depth Buyer Guide of 2021
04/01/2021
Fire causes damage for business and dwellers every year. This damage could have been prevented by contacting an experienced fire alarm system installer and setting up an affordable fire detection solution. Smoke and fire detectors are necessities. They should be present in every commercial or residential building sinc...
What Are CCTV Regulations and Standards in Ireland?
02/01/2021
Every employer and business owner aims at protecting their premises, equipment, resources and reputation. To achieve these goals, they may choose to use a CCTV system to monitor the workplace and employees at work. However, this right to protect your own business has to be balanced against your staff’s and client...
What Hikvision Security Solutions Are Available Today?
29/12/2020
Every business and homeowner aim at maximizing the security of their premises and assets, including human recourses. Today there are multiple security solutions available to satisfy each client’s needs, from affordable security cameras to state-of-the-art CCTV systems in Sligo and other Irish cities. One of the ...
What Type of Home CCTV To Install?
28/12/2020
One of the ways to increase your home security is by installing a domestic CCTV system. We got used to the fact that most commercial buildings and businesses use video surveillance solutions to ensure safety of their premises whereas home security camera market is yet expected to grow by over 15% by 2027.  Closed...
Electric Car Buyer Guide of 2020
23/12/2020
An increasing number of people prefer to switch from conventional to electric technologies when it comes to vehicles. This year there are more than 17, 000 electric cars in Ireland, including plug-in hybrids. Consequently, the amount of reliable EV charger companies, offering affordable home charging stations and publi...
Security Solutions to Pandemic Problems: Airport Experience
22/12/2020
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, most countries are doing their best to loosen travel restrictions due to the spread of new effective sanitary measures which aim to guarantee health and safety of airport passengers, staff and crew. At airports, physical distancing is a challenge because of the nature of the security pro...
A Complete Business Security Solutions List of 2020
16/12/2020
The physical security market has shown significant growth in 2020, especially in the enterprise segment, as they have a larger infrastructure to protect and a larger revenue pool to spend. COVID-19 played a crucial role in defining business security needs in 2020. Although many businesses had to shut down or ask its e...
11 Home Security Improvements This Winter
12/12/2020
Winter is not only a fairy-like time of the year full of joy, festivities and family gatherings but also the most tempting period for burglars to try their luck breaking into your house 20 per cent more often. In winter days are shorter, people tend to keep their curtains shut and pay less attention to their neighbours...
Helping You Choose EV Charger Installers in Sligo
08/12/2020
Nowadays there is a shift towards using electric vehicles, the EV sales are increasing each year, and soon the conventional cars won’t be allowed in the market at all. So, more and more homeowners and businesses are thinking of installing affordable EV charging stations either at home or next to their commercial ...
What Types of Burglar Alarm Are Available Today?
07/12/2020
Did you know that the burglar alarm system is not only a highly effective deterrent and home security device, but it also can get you a significant home insurance discount? Moreover, according to the statistics, every fourth Irish citizen has been the victim of a break-in, but over 46% of homeowners still do not have a...
How to Choose Fire Alarm Installers in Sligo?
29/11/2020
A fire alarm system has several devices linked together to warn residents, employees, visitors or any other people of possible smoke, carbon monoxide or fire occurrence by using audio or visual signals. Most buildings require a fire alarm to protect people’s lives and property. An affordable fire alarm ...
Where to Place Home CCTV Cameras?
28/11/2020
CCTV system, also known as closed-circuit television, is a solution that allows homeowners to keep an eye on what's happening in and around their home or premises with the help of cameras, monitors and recorders. So, such systems are usually used to deter and detect criminals, but as well to record the crime and p...
Major Causes of Fire Damage in the Workplace
23/11/2020
Even though a fire is not the most frequent type of accident at the workplace here in Ireland, if you manage commercial property or own a business, fire protection is one of your primary concerns as it can cause deaths and severe injuries. The best way to defend your business against possible fire is to understand and ...
How to Choose Local CCTV Installer in Sligo?
21/11/2020
Are you thinking about taking your family security or the security of your business to the next level? Even simple and affordable CCTV systems can make a difference and dramatically improve the safety of your property and keep the members of your family or team protected. Choosing and installing a CCTV camera system b...
How to Protect Sligo Businesses During Cold & Flu Season?
18/11/2020
According to statistics, Irish people took about 9.2 official sick days in 2019, which means lost profit and productivity for the business owner. Although one can fall ill any time, this year is especially troublesome due to COVID-19 pandemic. As the cold and flu season (and the second wave of coronavirus) h...
Essential Elements of an Emergency Evacuation Plan
17/11/2020
Every house or business owner should be ready for an emergency, such as a carbon monoxide leak, fire, earthquake and so on. To ensure the most efficient and the safest evacuation of all the residents, employees or visitors of a building one has to develop an emergency evacuation plan. First of all, an evacuation plan ...
What Emergency Lighting Systems Are Available Out There?
09/11/2020
Any responsible person in control of commercial premises has to take care of the safety of everyone in the building, including both workers and visitors. This duty means the provision of emergency lighting that aids to limit the potential injury if there is a need for evacuation. Emergency lighting solutions help to r...
How to Choose Fire Alarm Systems for Business in Galway?
07/11/2020
A priority of any business owner should be protecting its workers and visitors in the event of a fire. Choosing a reliable and affordable fire alarm business solution may seem intimidating. To avoid any risks with poor installation and low quality of the products, we recommend browsing and contacting a trustworthy fire...
The Most Surveilled Cities in Europe
03/11/2020
The digital age has boosted the prevalence of CCTV surveillance. The digital era has increased the quality and affordability of cameras and allowed remote access to video streams. Thus, CCTV surveillance is becoming more and more prevalent all over the world.  What is video surveillance? It is a system of severa...
Touchless Access Control: Easy, Quick, Safe
31/10/2020
The term “access control” is used in the fields of information and physical security to denote the selective restriction of access to a place or any other resource. The act of accessing here may mean entering, using, or consuming.  What is it? Touchless access control, as the name suggests,...
What Ban of Fossil-Fuel Vehicles By 2030 Means to Us?
27/10/2020
Have you heard of a fossil-fuel vehicles phase-out process? The Republic of Ireland, together with more than 10 countries and 20 cities around the world, enforces a ban on the sale of new fossil fuel cars by 2030. The main goal is to mitigate the effects of climate change on Ireland’s so...
Most Popular Electric Cars Comparison 2020
23/10/2020
Even though the number of electric vehicle sales stays smaller than the sales of the conventional fossil-fuel alternatives, the selection of new EV models is growing fast, the price is going down and the charging time is becoming shorter. The petrol and diesel cars are soon going to be banned; that is why many drivers...
Business CCTV: Top 11 FAQ’s of 2020
16/10/2020
Do you take the necessary measures to keep your business safe? It doesn’t matter if you own a commercial property or a retail store; you may consider improving its security. The best business security solution is CCTV. Having a well-designed and professionally installed security system is crucial and extremely n...
Business Security During COVID19: Contactless Solutions Comparison
09/10/2020
Many countries are dealing with the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. So, it seems like for most businesses, a major concern is still managing traffic flow according to current social distancing and safety measures. These days it is necessary to employ contactless access control and touchless solutions to guarantee bus...
Servicing & Maintenance: What? When? Why?
07/10/2020
Faulty, outdated or ineffective fire equipment and security systems can cause some serious trouble and risk in the case of an emergency situation. So, it’s critical for both home users and businesses to go through routine service visits to ensure the proper work of their fire safety systems and security systems. ...
Automatic Gates vs. Automatic Barriers: What’s the difference?
05/10/2020
These days the demand for smart technologies and automated processes is on the rise. Installing automatic gate systems and automatic barriers might be one of the best ways to incorporate technology in your commercial or residential property. Such systems help to significantly improve security and increase your property...
The Best Home Security ‘Back-to-School’ Guide
28/09/2020
Summer is over, and kids are heading back to school all over the country. Probably, you have already bought new clothes, organized your kids’ schools’ supplies, and prepared in every possible way. Nevertheless, it is necessary not to forget about home security. Is your child going to be safe when comin...
What is the Best Monitored House Alarm System?
20/09/2020
Did you know that as many as one-third of Irish people reported having been a victim of a break-in? One of the most effective ways to avoid such incidents is installing a home security system. Depending on your needs, you may choose one of a few options available on the market. There are wireless, wired, self-monitore...
A Quick Home CCTV Setup DIY Guide
19/09/2020
If you wish to improve your home security with CCTV cameras or a complete CCTV security system, you need to decide whether to ask for professional help or try to install the system by yourself. Obviously, CCTV installation costs money. Nowadays, it is easy to buy DIY-friendly CCTV systems for home and small business f...
EV Charger Connector Types Explained
12/09/2020
Electric vehicles are getting more and more popular these days: they are eco-friendly, and the running cost is much cheaper compared to conventional cars. EV charging point network is expanding, so that you can charge your car not only at home, in your garage, but also at a public station or at work. Nevertheless, you ...
Guide to Electric Vehicle Charging 2020
10/09/2020
We seem to be entering the era of electric vehicles with worldwide sales topping 2.1 million in 2019. The electric vehicle market expands globally supported by technology advances and government policies in pursuit of sustainable and eco-friendly economy.  Even though electric cars are accounted for only 2.6% of ...
Biggest Security Concerns in Hospitality Industry During Pandemic
06/09/2020
The coronavirus pandemic hit the tourism and hospitality sector the hardest. This work-intensive industry supports such branches of our economy as aviation, B&Bs, hotels, restaurants, pubs, and business conferences. During the first months of COVID-19 pandemic, most of these businesses (bars, restaurants and hotels...
Most Intelligent Fire Detection and Alarm Systems Out There
29/08/2020
Did you know that most of all the fires in Ireland (about 92 %) happen in a private dwelling? That is because business owners have become much more aware of modern fire alarm systems, fire detection solutions and fire alarm regulations. Fire alarms can save lives and guarantee the safety of your customers and employees...
Contactless Access Control: Minimizing Potential Risks Today
27/08/2020
Preventing the spread of the Coronavirus is still highly important, even as Ireland enters phase 4 of reopening the economy. For businesses, a major concern is managing traffic flow in and out of their establishments in accordance with social distancing and safety measures. In this regard, the use of touchless or conta...
Common Physical Security Risks to Watch Out This Summer
21/08/2020
Physical security aims at safeguarding such physical assets of a company as personnel, IT infrastructure, hardware, information, equipment etc. These days many business owners assume that the most danger comes from cyber threats and often overlook physical security measures. Regardless of the organization type, physic...
A Brief Overview of Video Surveillance Systems
06/08/2020
When you own a business, you cannot stand the idea of losing your assets. Here is why your number one priority should be business security. Implementing any of the video surveillance systems might be one of the measures a responsible entrepreneur has to consider. Nowadays we can see surveillance cameras almost everywhe...
5 Solutions Reducing Carbon Footprint and Recurring Energy Costs
01/08/2020
One of the biggest problems of our time is global warming, the result of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Have you thought about reducing your carbon footprint? Not only would it help to protect our environment, but also to ensure lower energy costs in the future. The most common ways to cut your energy costs are implem...
11 Reasons for Servicing and Maintenance of Fire Alarm Systems
29/07/2020
Fire alarm systems are quite helpful in minimizing damage to property and preventing loss of life. This type of equipment performs the vital function of alerting building occupants of a potential fire. By raising an alarm, people are able to take appropriate actions to save themselves and property where possible. But t...
What Choices Do You Have When Picking EV Charging Solutions?
17/07/2020
Thinking of investing in an electric vehicle (EV)? Great move. Based on current consumer trends (and the benefits to the environment), the Irish government is hoping that at least 10% of all vehicles on the country’s roads will be electrical by year end 2020. One concern faced by the buying public is the availabi...
Protecting Retail in the Face of COVID-19 and Beyond
16/07/2020
There is no doubt most retail businesses have suffered tremendously since the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in widespread lockdown. While some have managed to survive by moving some services online, others have closed their doors indefinitely. With the Irish government lifting restrictions for all retailers as of June 29,...
What are the Benefits of a Monitored House Alarm?
15/07/2020
Installing an alarm system is a great idea if you want to have peace of mind in your own home. But should you invest in a self-monitored alarm system or one that is monitored remotely? There are advantages and disadvantages to both. Before diving into the benefits, let’s talk a bit about monitored house alarm sys...
11 Ways to Make Your Home More Secure in 3 Days
01/07/2020
Do you feel totally secure in your home? If you have any doubts when answering this question, you may be vulnerable to burglaries and other security breaches. What can you do to improve personal safety as quickly as possible? Here are 11 ways to make your home more secure within 72 hours. 1. Check around your home fo...
Smart Business Security Guide 2020
25/06/2020
Businesses, whether large or small, face security risks all the time. Keeping life and property safe means implementing thorough security systems that keep unwanted threats out and provide a fast response if breaches do occur. Thankfully, you can achieve these outcomes by investing in smart business security solutions....
Implementing Security into Smart Home Environment
23/06/2020
Smart homes are no longer a concept of the future. More and more people are introducing stuff like voice assistants, remote control hubs, and automatic switches to better utilize amenities in and around their dwellings. But how about improving the security aspect of your home? This is equally, if not more important, th...
Cyber vs Physical Security: Advantages & Differences
21/06/2020
Nowadays, business owners and their IT departments have to think about security from both a physical and virtual perspective. On one hand, they have to invest in devices and systems designed to keep out intruders, as well as protect employees and property. In the same breath, effective internet security measures are re...
Top 9 Home Fire Alarm FAQs of 2020
14/06/2020
According to the Department of Housing in Ireland, deaths from fires in 2017 were twice the amount of the previous year. At the same time, a Fatalities for Fire report indicated that smoke detectors were absent in more than 50% of homes where a fatal fire occurred. It goes without saying that fire alarms can help to sa...
6 Solutions That Take Your Business Security Seriously
06/06/2020
The rapidly changing world requires businesses to constantly be up to date with the latest innovations in security solutions in order to be ahead of the curve. Investing in thermal CCTV cameras and touchless door sensors are among the top security options to consider, especially with people returning to work in the mid...
What are the Benefits of EV Charge Points for the Hotel Industry?
31/05/2020
Tackling air pollution caused by vehicles continues to be high on the list of priorities for many governments around the world. According to the Climate and Clean Air Coalition, tailpipe emissions accounted for over 7 million deaths and over $1 trillion in health costs back in 2015. One of the measures being taken to c...
Top 9 Solutions to Protect Your Business in 2020
25/05/2020
What are some of the top security concerns for businesses in 2020? Burglaries Cyberattacks Fires Contagious diseases Below are the top 9 solutions to safeguard against these and other hazards: 1. CCTV Systems The benefits of installing and maintaining CCTV systems are numerous. For starters, they can help to ...
Top 7 Methods to Protect Employees in The Workplace
17/05/2020
Employees need to feel comfortable and safe in their work environments in order to perform at their best. What are some of the ways to protect your employees so they can feel safe? Here are seven methods to implement: 1. Use Proper Labels and Signs Regardless of your workplace setup, proper signage and labelling is n...
Contactless Access Control Product Comparison 2020
12/05/2020
Commercial contactless access control systems allow businesses to restrict access without requiring people to physically touch access terminals. There are many different types that can be used in a variety of ways, including door access control, automatic gate control, intercom systems, facial recognition, identity ver...
9 Benefits of Servicing and Maintenance to Business Security Systems
10/05/2020
Failing to maintain your business security system on a consistent basis can prove costly. If there is a security breach, the possible damage to property or losses incurred can be devastating. Even minor issues can cause entire systems to fail. Some of the most critical business security solutions that require routine ...
Commercial Intruder Alarm Buyer Guide 2020
02/05/2020
In the market for a new commercial intruder alarm system? Choosing the best option requires careful consideration to ensure the system you install will optimally improve the security of your business for as long as you are operational. Deciding on an intruder alarm There are many different types of burglar alarms for...
Contactless Access Control Solutions Buyer Guide 2020
29/04/2020
There are now more reasons than ever for businesses to invest in contactless access control systems. They perform the basic function of helping to regulate door access to restricted areas of a facility. But contactless solutions can also play a part in stopping the spread of contagious diseases. What Are Contactless A...
What Are the Best CCTV Systems for Your Business in 2020?
24/04/2020
Business security has never been more important. At a time when criminals are getting increasingly sophisticated, having an equally smart CCTV camera system can make a world of difference. CCTV systems for business provide closed-circuit monitoring of your property and records the data at a remote location. This is so...
What Access Control Devices Are Available in Ireland?
20/04/2020
People with and without Coronavirus symptoms are still venturing outdoors, often without knowing they are infected. As such, it is important to have a system in place to restrict movement and limit contact with surfaces in commercial buildings. What types of access control devices are available to businesses in Ireland...
Why Should You Install Access Control Systems?
11/04/2020
Whether you own a small shop or a large commercial property, installing an access control system is highly essential. A good access control system serves the basic purpose of restricting passage to particular areas of a building and is a security measure that keeps on giving. For one, it can help you keep employees saf...
What Challenges Do Businesses Face When Choosing Fire Alarm Systems?
06/04/2020
Fire alarms are important safety considerations for any business. This is not only to bring attention to a possible ongoing fire but also for buildings to be in compliance with fire regulations. With a total of 1,238 workplace fires in Ireland in 2016, there is no doubt that installing the right fire alarm system on co...
How Effective is an Intruder Alarm System?
29/03/2020
The Coronavirus pandemic is forcing many business owners in Ireland to leave their premises unattended for extended periods. Unfortunately, not everyone is staying inside as recommended, so there is an increased risk of burglaries happening. In times like these, an effective intruder alarm is a must. But how effective ...
What Challenges Do Businesses Face When Choosing EV Charging Solutions?
18/03/2020
Electric cars are certainly growing in popularity around the world. In Ireland, for example, over 4,000 EVs were registered in 2019, roughly 3.5 times the amount registered in the previous year. With the government providing incentives – up to €5000 grant on new purchases – the number of electric vehic...
Office Administrator/Receptionist
09/03/2020
Power Right are looking for an experienced Office Administrator/Receptionist to join our team. This position plays a pivotal role in working as part of the Operations Team and focused on delivering excellent customer service and ensuring the administration requirements of the business are always being met. Details of ...
What Challenges Do Businesses Face When Choosing Intruder Alarm Systems?
08/03/2020
Security is possibly the biggest concern for anyone running a business or setting up one for the first time. Having a reliable security alarm system in place often helps provide peace of mind. Not only can it help scare off a would-be burglar it can also aid in quickly drawing the attention of the police, security guar...
Are You Thinking of Starting Up a Business in Leitrim?
04/03/2020
With Ireland ranking reasonably high when it comes on to the ease of doing business, starting a business in County Leitrim could be a smart move. There is good infrastructure, access to government funding and services, and a skilled labour force, so there is plenty of incentive. In addition, there is great emphasis pla...
Top 5 Reasons to Do a Business in Leitrim
29/02/2020
County Leitrim represents only about 2.26% of Ireland’s land mass. Yet, what the area lacks in size, it surely makes up for it as one of the country’s thriving business hubs. If you’re looking to do business in Ireland – maybe you want to expand your current enterprise or searching for companies...
What Challenges do Businesses Face When Choosing Emergency Lighting Systems?
28/02/2020
Installing emergency lighting systems is highly important, both for the first time building proprietors and seasoned owners who have a need to install new systems. These systems are a necessity in most public buildings, such as schools, hospitals, restaurants, and office buildings. They help people find the exit in cas...
How Efficient Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions Can Be?
19/02/2020
Owning an electric vehicle (EV) comes with a lot of benefits. Chief among them is the reduced impact on the environment and the elimination of the need to fill up your car on petrol. All you need to keep your car running is an electric car charging station when needed. This essential feature of EVs comes with its own ...
How Much Does Emergency Lighting Systems Cost?
11/02/2020
Installing emergency lighting is a necessity for most public buildings. In the case of power going out in an urgent situation, these lights come on automatically so that occupants in the building can navigate their way to the exit. If you are in the market for an emergency lighting system, there are a number of things...
How Does the Fire Alarm System Work?
22/01/2020
Every year fire is responsible for causing millions of euros worth of damage and loss in Ireland and sometimes leading to death. To actually understand the way fire alarm systems work, first, let's have a look what fire alarm system is, what key elements it consists of, the way in which home and commercial systems ...
What Type of Fire Alarm to Install?
09/01/2020
Fire causes business damages every calendar year. Isn’t it so sad that these mishaps could have been prevented by a fire alarm system? Some fire incidents remain long in the courts as insurance and businesses fight dirty to share the spoils. Fire alarm and smoke detectors are necessities and should be part of eve...
What Are the Regulations and Standards for Emergency Lighting?
29/12/2019
A power outage could occur at the most unexpected moments. This could be due to a fire or a power cut. And when this occurs, there comes the need to have backup lights for this emergency situation. Today, many people use what is called an emergency lighting system. This involves the use of emergency lights designed to ...
Why Should You Install Fire Alarm Systems?
26/12/2019
If you are a businessman and have a business or commercial property, it is essential to install a fire alarm system. The fire alarm installation is vital to save your equipment as well as your property in case of any fire. Also, it guards your employees against the possible risks of health due to fire. Hence, it is not...
What Are the Fire Alarm System Regulations for My Business?
07/12/2019
You own a business, you have many employees, your business is expanding, business is booming. But your life's work could come crashing down just because of a little fire outbreak. Fire outbreaks can easily be prevented with the use of a good fire alarm system. And as a business owner, you have a moral obligation, a...
How Much Do Fire Alarm Systems Cost?
03/12/2019
Fire alarm system installation is a necessity for all businesses. In addition to promoting safety, every commercial property needs to have these systems in place in order to be compliant with statutory laws. Determining the cost The cost of a fire alarm system depends on several factors. These include the size of the...
Celebrations at Power Right Fire Energy & Security
13/11/2019
Power Right Fire Energy & Security were thrilled to celebrate their 37th year in business and the official opening of their new premises in the North West Business Park in Collooney. The company has come on a long way since its MD Raymond O’ Boyle first set up the business and operated out of the Stables Bar...
3 Things You Should Do When A Burglary Happens In Your Street
12/11/2019
Over the last few years, burglary rates in Ireland have spiked at an alarming rate. This calls for a home security assessment to ensure that your home security system is up to date. A burglary happening in your street means you could be at risk of a break-in too. If you fail to select from any popular security options...
Power Right Celebrates Business All-Stars Award
31/10/2019
Power Right Fire Energy and Security has garnered an All-Stars Award from All-Ireland Business Association. These awards are only given when a company has successfully cleared three rounds of auditing in the fields of: Performance Trust Customer Centricity Not only that but Power Right has also been shortlisted ...
5 Advantages of Using CCTV Systems for Your Business
13/10/2019
No matter what kind of business you have, be it commercial property, or a retail store, you need to take the necessary measures regarding its security system. A CCTV system presents itself as the best business security system.  Over the years, CCTV has become one of the most pop...
A large residence went on fire due to lack of caution and incorrect fire alarms maintenance.
07/10/2019
Every year, hundreds of fires in Ireland break out due to household appliances, according to fire brigade stats. Also, about 500 fires happen because of cooking and heating in homes. A fire could lead to devastating damages, but knowing how to prevent such accidents could lessen the risk of fire in your home....
Sustainable Transport 2019: Strengths and Weaknesses
28/09/2019
1/3rd of Ireland’s energy-related CO2 emissions are of transport. That is why more and more people are switching or contemplating the idea of switching to electric cars. Electric vehicles offer a more sustainable transport solution to the Irish and people all over the world. There are plenty of electric car ...
Commercial Fire Alarm Systems for Irish Business 2019
21/09/2019
Fire alarm systems or fire detection solutions are not new. They have been around for quite some time.  In Ireland, these two types are most common so far.   Conventional Fire Alarm System As the name suggests, this fire alarm system for small to medium businesses is cheaper as compared to other systems. I...
Why You Should ALWAYS use a Registered Contractor for Your Home or Business
14/09/2019
You should ALWAYS use a registered contractor to carry out work in your home or business and always ask for a completion certificate or some proof of accreditation to the national standards after the work is complete. This practise extends to all sorts of working requirements but is exceptionally true when it comes to...
Some Important Tips for your Home Security this September
07/09/2019
The end of the summer means everyone is heading off to work and back to school. While you’re away at work this September, you should keep in mind that your home is going to be unoccupied for the most part. There is no one on holiday, leaving your home open to break-ins that would leave you in the cold and utterly...
Top 11 FAQ’s of Electric Car Ownership and Charging in Ireland 2019
30/08/2019
Electric cars have become increasingly popular in recent years. Why? Not only are these vehicles easier to maintain but also produce a negligible amount of pollution in the environment. Due to the increasing popularity, Ireland is planning on switching to electric cars. But with these new vehicles come numerous questio...
Why You Should Swap Diesel for Electric Vehicle in Ireland?
24/08/2019
Electric vehicles or EV is a name that is currently gaining a lot of traction all around Ireland. There are currently more than 1100 EV charging stations across the entire island, with over 70 of them offering fast charging in the Republic alone. This number might seem like a lot for something that has recently become ...
5 Benefits of having a Smart Security System with a Fast Broadband Connection
14/08/2019
Protecting your property with a smart security system offers you fantastic service and ease of mind. A smart security system ensures that your property is protected by intelligent devices that utilize the latest technology to provide the security services you need. To get the most out of a smart security system, having...
Home Security Systems
07/08/2019
It's not unusual these days to find CCTV systems in shops, restaurants, businesses and factories. They are all over Ireland and necessary for almost all commercial areas inside the country. However, the question is there any real advantage to installing a CCTV security system in your home? Are CCTV ...
An Introduction to Emergency Lighting
03/08/2019
Emergency lighting is a necessity for any building. It’s a must-have due to the simple fact that it is designed and developed to be of use during an emergency. Emergency lighting, as the name suggests, lights up during an emergency. It guides people towards the nearest exit during a power failure. Hence, these em...
Smoke Detector vs. Fire Alarm System: What’s the Difference?
27/07/2019
To protect your home or business from the hazard of a possible fire, you will need something for protection and security. Two very common appliances used for this purpose are the smoke detector and the fire alarm system. Both of them have their own particular usage and are essential in helping you and your building sta...
The importance of Gate Safety and Maintenance
09/07/2019
Gate security is a major cause of concern for anyone. After all, the gate is a major part of home security and keeps out unwanted people. This makes it essential to take care of the gate safety and maintain it. If your gate goes out of shape, it’s not going to perform the functions it has been installed for, whic...
What are the benefits of having an Electric Vehicle?
04/07/2019
Electrical vehicles have long been considered as the future of the automobile industry and the way people travel. Running on rechargeable batteries, there are numerous electric car advantages that benefit both people and the Earth as well. In a world where climate change is becoming a more important issue by the day, E...
Top 7 Most Common Fire Causes and Prevention Solutions
27/06/2019
Fires and blasts aren't really the most widely recognized sorts of working environment accidents here in Ireland, but when they do happen, they can be extremely hazardous – even fatal. Regardless of whether employees get away with the mischief or damage, the outcomes of flames can be incredibly costly for org...
5 Most Common Security Challenges for Businesses in Ireland
18/06/2019
Despite the fact that technology has evolved into becoming more efficient and effective in regards to protection against attacks, today’s business world is still subjected to threats. Before, there were only physical threats and attacks on offices, stores, and factories; then, the focus came onto cyberattacks re...
Commercial Access Control Solutions in Ireland
11/06/2019
Access Control Systems Access control is a method for limiting access to a system or to physical or virtual resources. An access control system gives users access and special rights to systems, resources, and information.   In access control systems, users must present certifications before they can be allo...
Top 5 Tips When Choosing Monitored House Alarms in Ireland
02/06/2019
A house security alarm happens to be one of the most effective burglary deterrents you can install in your home. Every 20 minutes, one illegal home entry took place in 2018.  Most of the burglaries take place between 6 – 11 pm during summer. 50% of the break-ins happen via the rear of the house. When select...
Standard CCTV Camera vs. Network IP Camera Comparison
26/05/2019
Whether you are looking to safeguard your home, farm or business, enhance your health and safety measures, reduce fraudulent claims, add a visual theft deterrent or any behavior that warrants monitoring on your land, home or business, you always have a type of security camera that fits your needs. The very popular type...
HD CCTV camera offer including 4 channel hd recorder, 2 hd dome cameras, one-month recording, and basic installation
07/05/2019
Due to High Demand, the North Wests most popular CCTV offer is back at Power Right. Get a Smart CCTV System in your home or business with 2 HD Cameras installed and set up on your phone for the low price of €889 and that includes the Vat. Join the 2 and a half thousand Customers trusted by Power Right Energy Fir...
Power Right Ltd. newly acquired premises at North West Business Park, Collooney, Co. Sligo
04/02/2019
Dear Customers, 2019 brings new changes and at Power Right Fire Energy and Security, it’s time for a change. A journey that started over 35 years ago with our first ‘’office’’ in the Stables Bar in Sligo to The Kitchens and Garages of the family home’s in Yeats Heights and Barroe o...
Brand new electric Nissan Leaf on display
08/08/2018
The shift to electric vehicles (EV) is well and truly underway, with more electric cars than ever on our roads. There are also more industry and government initiatives available to help people to make the switch. It’s estimated there are currently around 5,500 electric cars on the roads in Ireland, but the Gover...
A commercial multi-package solution in a dark purple color featuring LED ring with light green lights
01/08/2018
Is your Business EV Ready? With the government planning an outright ban on sales of Petrol and Diesel Engines by 2030 and a commitment to having 500,000 Electric cars on the road the rise of Electric Vehicles on our Roads is inevitable. Customers and Employees alike will require charging and it is widely expected for ...
Power Right Ltd. team featured in Sligo weekender newspaper article announcing the switch to green energy solutions
12/07/2018
Power Right Fire and Security are proud to announce that they are making the switch to green and opting for renewable energy. The company with their headquarters based in Sligo are partnering with EVBox (A World Leading Electric Vehicle EV Charge Station provider for Public, Commercial and Domestic Properties) which sh...
Blue and white GDPR compliance logo surrounded by yellow stars
15/05/2018
At Power Right, we take your privacy seriously. It is important that you know exactly what we do with personal information that you and others provide to us, why we gather it and what it means to you. This document is being provided to you in line with our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR...
Power Right Ltd. and Fastcom official logos
02/05/2018
Power Right Fire & Security and Fastcom have recently partnered to bring their customers an exclusive Connected Savings Offer, for a limited time only. The Connected Savings Offer gives new and existing customers of Fastcom and Power Right Fire & Security up to 20% O...
Power Right Ltd. team of four, holding 1000 euros donation card proudly supporting Acquired Brain Injury Ireland
08/01/2018
Acquired Brain Injury Ireland (ABI Ireland) is Irelands leading provider of community-based neuro-rehabilitation services for those who have acquired a brain injury. People with neuro-rehabilitation needs and their families receive the highest quality personalised services and supports, as and when they need ...
White robust CCTV camera is hidden in the tree surrounded by white-led lit festive lighting
01/12/2017
Heightened security awareness is prudent during the holidays. An Garda Síochána warn that crimes increase substantially (30%) during the Christmas holiday season. During this season, many people are out Christmas shopping. They are often distracted and carrying large amounts of cash and expensive gifts a...
Power Right Ltd. team in their own premises holding HIKVision certificate and products
24/11/2017
Why Hikvision? Hikvision is the world’s leading supplier of video surveillance products and solutions. Hikvision uses its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities to design and develop innovative CCTV and video surveillance products. They have just released their Turbo HD CCTV range which is beyond doubt t...
Black magnifier focusing on the word crime
22/09/2017
35% of businesses have been targeted by criminal activity Dublin businesses most impacted by crime Most common crime is burglary 24% businesses do not report crimes. 35% of businesses have never received crime reduction advice ISME, the Irish SME Association published the results of its national crime surv...
Summerhill Principal Paul Keogh and our Lead Fire and Emergency Lighting Engineer Gerry Walsh
07/09/2017
There has been a lot of media attention recently surrounding the breaches of school building standards. Safety fears were raised for thousands of school children around the Country after the Department of Education published safety reports on five schools which found that they did not comply with the fire safety certif...
Home Intruder Detection Systems
03/10/2016
Though many wouldn’t think it, the cold and dark winter weather can increase the risk of break-ins at home. Shorter days means the house stands in the dark for longer, with many not arriving home from work until night time or heading on holiday to warmer climates. This is an added opportunity for thieves to lurk...
Hikvision & Power Right Partnership
03/07/2015
Power Right Fire and Security are proud to have been awarded VASP Platinum Partner Status with Hikvision. We are the only company in the North West collaborated with the world’s no. 1 provider of Security Surveillance Equipment. What does this mean to you? It means, we can provide you with the best camera syst...