Internal control systems for buildings are usually standard systems that are made unique to ensure they meet the needs of a particular customer. The system will be adapted to the situation in order to provide all of the control functions the building needs. This could include alarm systems, security controls, operational controls and climate controls, amongst others. The system you choose will depend entirely on your needs.
There are some general factors that will be considered by an internal control system or control panel manufacturer. These are:
- The control environment
- The risk assessment
- The information system
- Control activities
- How these control activities will be monitored
This helps to inform the creation of a safe and reliable system that can be properly monitored. It also allowed troubleshooting to be put into place, should anything go wrong with the system in future. It needs to be completely safe for everyone to use.