Nichola Allan

Nichola is the Managing Director of G2 and has been with the company since it’s inception in 2005. Growing up in her native Ireland she was involved in the Fire …

Trevor Hurndall

Trevor is Branch Manager for our Durban office. Trevor joined G2 in November 2018 and brings with him a wealth of management experience. Whilst he has not worked within the …

Conventional Panels Networked

Whilst networking is usually considered for larger Addressable installations it is not limited to these panels if using G2’s ZP1 and 1X range of panels. The conventional panels can be …

Nittan

G2 is pleased to welcome NIttan Evolution to its portfolio. The Evolution 1 panel provides us with our first touch screen fire panel. The one loop panel supports up to …

No Laptop….No Problem!

On the ZP2 and 2X panel you can save the config to a USB flash drive, then using a computer with PCC software you can read the configuration, change and …

Double Knock ZP2 & 2X

If you require alarm confirmation in the way of a double knock, the ZP2 and 2X panels provide this with ease. A simple drop down box on the zone labeled …

Veronica Wittmann

Veronica (Ronnie) joined the G2 team in 2018 as Personal Assistant to Nichola. Ronnie has extensive experience in the corporate environment however, after taking time-out to devote to her family, …

Wayne Gravett

Wayne is the Branch Manager for G2 in Port Elizabeth and will be a familiar face for many in the region. Wayne has been in the fire and security industry …

Open Protocol

      When looking at addressable fire systems there are two types: Open Protocol Closed Protocol A closed protocol addressable system is where the manufacturer of the fire panels …

Classification

Before commenting on placement of equipment you must always establish how the building has been classified. The Fire system should be designed as per a risk assessment which identifies many …

PVC Conduit & Fire Cable

Where cable is surface mounted in PVC conduit to be compliant for SANS10139 it is an accepted practice in South Africa to attach the PVC conduit to the surface with …

End User Handover Videos

All ZP1 conventional panels that ship from G2 now not only come with a free key-switch upgrade but they also have a laminated instruction card to fix next to the …

Zone LED

    It is a requirement of SANS10139 that all fire panels display fire and fault conditions via a zone LED. This means any ZP2 or 2X panel fitted without …

Change Both Batteries

  There are 2 batteries in a Fire Panel. When these need to be replaced, then both batteries must be replaced. Replacing just one battery will severely reduce the lifespan …

Baldwin Boxall at Firex 2017

At this year’s Firex exhibition, Baldwin Boxall is looking forward to showing the new VIGIL3 voice alarm products, touchscreen microphone, VIGIL Eclipse4 and the moisture proof disabled toilet alarm kit …

CO Detector Placement

As CO (carbon monoxide) detectors become more popular, the placement of these detectors comes into question. CO has the approximately the same density as normal air and as such it …