Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Fire Protection Services industry has simultaneously benefited and suffered as a result of its dependence on its key downstream markets. Activity in its principal source of revenue - the commercial and industrial building construction sectors - has been volatile, with the global financial crisis taking its toll on new project commencements as investor confidence plunged and wholesale funding costs rose. This had a negative effect on industry revenue, as evidenced by successive revenue declines between 2008-09 and 2010-11. Activity in the commercial construction sector has since recovered, particularly in the office, retail and hotel segments... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The Fire Protection Services industry provides a range of products and services to its markets, ranging from sophisticated fire detection systems to simple smoke alarms and fire extinguishers.
Sales and installation
The installation and sale of fire protection systems accounts for the majority of industry revenue, at an estimated 43.5% in 2012-13. This segment includes the sale, design and installation of the entire range of fire protection services, including fire monitoring, detection and suppression services. Fire detection services involve fire alarm control panels and monitoring; smoke, heat and carbon monoxide detectors; mass notification and voice evacuation systems; emergency lighting systems; and risk assessment, service and installation... purchase to read more