Design ahead of the Flames

Fire Alarm Design Software

New for 2019 - limited command version of FireSysCAD
See Pricing and Command List for more information.

FireSysCAD is an efficient and cost-effective software program that helps engineers, designers and drafters to create Fire Alarm drawings. The program reduces the time it takes to create complete, single-source and clear documents while significantly reducing design errors. FireSysCAD is based on user modifiable AutoCAD blocks and Excel data files.

Program Benefits
   Software significantly reduces design time and drafting errors
   Improves communication between Designer, Contractor and AHJ
   New users quickly trained with user-friendly interface
   Create complete, clear, accurate and single-source documents
   Projects can be easily created and revised
   Riser diagrams can be quickly created, modified and customized
   Candela settings based on NFPA codes and standards
   Automatic Voltage Drop calcs with customizable output files
   Automatically generate lists – Legends, Parts, Points and Zones
   User managed blocks - device, details, notes and title sheets
   User managed device info (part #, current draw, candela, etc.)
   Projects created by clients with up to 10,000 devices
   Software updates and customization available to all users
   Easily add new devices to drawings and data files
   Software proven to be cost-effective and efficient since 2008

Summarized design process
   Create project folder, modify Project data file and insert sheet layouts with title blocks
   Xref architectural base drawing, check drawing scale and create viewports
   Insert device blocks – nodes, Detector, Module, NAC, RisersConduits, etc.
   Update block attributes (node #, riser conduit #, ceiling height, room name, location, candela, watt, etc.)
   Draw conduit and cable lines (voltage drop automatically created for NAC devices)
   Label circuits and cables with wire type letter(s) with optional conduit size and conduit fill percentage
   Create single line riser diagram
   Insert parts list, detector-module point list, notes, details, panels and legends
   Save and plot drawings

System Requirements
Autodesk AutoCAD 2008+
Microsoft Excel 2007+

Currently supported Manufacturers
FireSysCAD is capable of supporting an expansive list of fire alarm manufacturers' information, including but not limited to part numbers, device current, candela settings, wattage, etc.
Any the manufacturer information can be added, maintained or modified by the user/manager.
Our currently supported manufacturers are:
   SLC = Edwards, Vigilant, Firelite, Farenhyt, Gamewell-FCI, Notifier, Silent Knight, Tyco/Johnson Controls, Gamewell, Mircom, Potter and Siemens
   NAC = Genesis, System Sensor, Fike and Siemens
Please contact us if you do not see your preferred manufacturer listed above so we can show you how easy it is to add any manufacturer/model/device to your data files.

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Design Alarms LLC has been working with AutoCAD software and creating custom programs since 1984. Design Alarms LLC is dedicated to creating programs that help your employees become more efficient at their everyday design/drafting tasks. We have worked in most design/drafting fields including civil engineering, architecture and manufacturing for companies in almost every state and many countries around the world. Design Alarms LLC is an Autodesk Authorized Developer and is a proud member of the Autodesk Developer Network.
Note - We greatly appreciate your interest in FireSysCAD, Design Alarms LLC and our website. Any feedback is greatly appreciated.