While the majority of homes have smoke detectors, most are standalone devices and only 15% have working carbon monoxide detectors. Thus there’s a huge untapped market for greater levels of homeowner protection and greater fire contractor profits. Learn how to make the compelling case for monitored system-connected fire/life-safety solutions.
The new St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center located in Twin Falls, Idaho, has installed a state-of-the art fire detection system that integrates with other security and life safety systems to minimize disruptions to unaffected areas.
ADT honored Wally Zeins for helping a Long Island, N.Y. couple escape their home while it was filled with deadly carbon monoxide gas.
The heightened attention given to CO detection in recent years is reflected in updates to the International Residential Code and NFPA 720. Learn what these changes are, their importance, and when and where not to apply them.
Carbon monoxide (CO) detection is increasingly being mandated by more and more localities, meaning safer buildings and growing opportunities for installing security and fire systems providers. Learn important definitions and monitoring practices.
Effective Jan. 1, 2012, cities nationwide will start enforcing codes that require carbon monoxide (CO) detectors in all new homes and some existing ones.
Each year, nonfire-related CO poisoning is responsible for about 15,000 emergency department visits and nearly 500 deaths, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Per Mar Security Technical Services Department Manager Kevin Link reviews monitored protection against carbon monoxide, temperature fluctuations, sump pump or furnace failures, and water leakages.
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