State fire marshal will not approve a smoke alarm that is solely battery-powered unless it contains a non-removable, 10-year battery.
SSI Staff · July 07, 2014
A new report by IHS notes that an interest in wireless and IP-enabled products in fire-related projects is increasing, but installers are still reluctant to market the solutions.
SSI Staff · June 26, 2014
The Wade Hampton Fire Department wants to implement a new ordinance that will fine home and business owners for false fire alarms.
SSI Staff · June 19, 2014
The Nest Protect combination smoke and CO detector is back on the market after it was pulled months ago.
By Rachel Cericola · June 19, 2014
Families who lost loved ones to CO poisoning say proposed legislation doesn't go far enough.
SSI Staff · June 06, 2014
The 2014 NFPA Conference & Expo will offer 150 education sessions, in addition to hands-on training and networking events.
Rodney Bosch · June 05, 2014
A Florida-based integrator meets stringent codes and high end-user expectations deploying an addressable fire alarm and emergency voice system for Port Canaveral’s new seven-story Exploration Tower. Find out how the solution interlinks and integrates with other building systems.
By Loren Schreiber · May 31, 2014
Nest Labs is recalling its Nest Protect smoke detectors over an issue that could potentially delay a fire or carbon monoxide alarm from sounding.
SSI Staff · May 23, 2014
Koorsen Fire & Security has spent nearly seven decades entrenching itself as one of the industry’s most successful full-service providers. The company’s top executives tell what differentiates their business, why they got out of Florida and are expanding in the Midwest, how to contend with AHJs, and which are today’s top fire opportunities.
Scott Goldfine · May 21, 2014
Protection Systems' David Ringenberger and Fox Valley Fire & Safety's Ken Volkening weigh in with insights on applications, services and marketing in the fire market.
Scott Goldfine · May 20, 2014