Instead of being constructed to serve one building, as is usually the case, the fire alarm system was networked to a number of buildings. The system was then linked together back to one control panel. Intrepid Electronics began the project last December (2020) and finished it in April 2021. The budget was $200,000.
The interim housing community was developed by LifeMoves, a non-profit organization, in cooperation with the City. LifeMoves Mountain View has beds to serve 124 people. Intrepid Electronics served as a technical advisor and subcontractor on the fire alarm project to Rosendi Electric, the company that installed the electrical services. The fire system installation meets national fire code standards as well as local codes. “Usually there is a fire alarm system in one building,” said CC Biggs, vice president of Intrepid Electronics.
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