June 7, 2010
Increasingly, states and local jurisdictions are mandating the installation of carbon monoxide (CO) detectors. Alarm professionals therefore must not only comply with the industry’s most recent product standards, but understand the differences among various new requirements.
June 2, 2010
United Technologies Corp. Chairman and CEO Louis Chenevert received the FDNY Foundation's annual Commissioner's Humanitarian Award for the company's longtime support for fire prevention and public safety in New York City.
May 31, 2010
Silent Knight of Northford, Conn., introduces the IntelliKnight 5600 control panel, a 25-point addressable fire alarm system.
May 26, 2010
The new offering will enable Diebold to deliver integrated fire and burglar protection to end users in a variety of markets.
May 24, 2010
St. Louis-based Potter Electric Signal Co. introduces two 120V indoor/outdoor weatherproof strobe options.
May 19, 2010
Northford, Conn.-based Fire-Lite Alarms by Honeywell releases the Relay Option Module Enclosure (ROME), designed to enable the control of building systems such as fans, dampers and elevators during emergencies.
May 18, 2010
Beginning in July, the free program will offer more than 40 hours of online training, and will focus primarily on code specific technology, such as NFPA 72 and NICET Fire Alarm.
May 12, 2010
An assortment of financing options can be customized to cover equipment, regular maintenance and service fees while allowing facility owners to conserve working capital and overcome budget constraints, according to the company.
May 6, 2010
Northford, Conn.-based Honeywell Power Products releases the HPFFI2, a 12-amp fire alarm power supply designed for large-scale installations.
May 5, 2010
Stricter legislation and advancement in technology, coupled with a rebound in new construction, are forecast to generate new opportunities in the fire industry.
April 27, 2010
Send Word Now's IMS platform will present emergency management officials with an entirely new set of tools to coordinate their responses during crisis situations.
April 19, 2010
To address the huge upswing in demand for professionals who are accredited to install residential fire sprinkler systems driven by these new regulations, The Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE), the International Code Council (ICC), and the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) have signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding that includes the creation of a new Commission for the Accreditation for Dwelling Fire Sprinkler Contractors.
April 7, 2010
According to the report, an estimated 108,400 winter residential building fires occur annually in the United States, resulting in an estimated average of 945 deaths, 3,825 injuries, and $1.7 billion in property loss.
March 31, 2010
This year's conference features more than 130 education sessions, as well as pre-conference one, two and three-day seminar offerings.
March 24, 2010
Sarnoff Corp. was the big winner at Wednesday’s New Product Showcase (NPS) hosted by Security Industry Association (SIA) at ISC West, earning the coveted “Best New Product” award.
March 17, 2010
A proposal that would revise the regulations covering lithium battery transportation could have “tragic consequences”...
March 3, 2010
Visitors will have access to archived LifeSafety articles on the new site. All articles - which can be saved, shared or integrated with Facebook, MySpace or Twitter - are categorized and searchable using key words or by selecting article topics from the top navigation bar.
February 25, 2010
The alliance with SP expands UL's current capabilities to test and certify to a wider range of European standards. Specifically, UL UK, as a Notified Body to the Construction Products Directive, will utilize SP's test facilities for testing to a variety of EN and ETAG standards in the areas of fire resistance and fire alarm & detection covered within UL UK's scope of services.
February 18, 2010
The state of Delaware has updated its statewide adoption of NFPA 1, Fire Code and NFPA 101, Life Safety Code to the 2009 editions, and NFPA 70, National Electrical Code to the 2008 edition. The state has also updated several other NFPA codes and standards to the latest version. All adoptions became effective Nov. 11, 2009.
October 1, 2009
Mull over the safeguarding of a casino and instantaneously video surveillance comes to mind. But how about considering the fire/life-safety perspective? A Reno, Nev., facility serves as an example of what it takes to provide casinos with solutions that satisfy both codes and the unique demands of these customers.