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How to Maximize Existing Fire Alarm Systems by Adding Intelligible Voice Communications

Get answers to questions on how to guide conversations about retrofitting existing fire alarm panels with mass notification capabilities.


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Security systems integrators need to know the difference between central station service and simply having signals received at a listed supervising station. Shane Clary · January 21, 2015

What does David Pakech of Fire-Lite Alarm, Silent Knight and Honeywell Power, expect to be the major fire/life-safety market developments for 2015? Find out in the latest Under Surveillance blog. SSI Staff · January 15, 2015

In a lawsuit filed by the father of three children killed in a 2011 house fire, the contractor was accused of not installing a smoke detection system during a renovation project. SSI Staff · January 14, 2015

The program works to ensure that electricians have the knowledge, training and experience to perform their jobs at the highest, safest level possible. SSI Staff · January 08, 2015

One idea to introduce the topic of environmental monitoring to your customer base is to provide them a list of prevention tips via E-mail or a newsletter. Rodney Bosch · January 07, 2015

A fire at Wedgwood Senior Living facility resulted in the death of six elderly people. Residents ignored the sounding fire alarm in the 11-story complex because false alarms were frequent at the facility. SSI Staff · January 06, 2015

During a press conference, Ron Rivera credited an alarm system installed by CPI Security for alerting the family to leave the residence in early morning hours. SSI Staff · January 06, 2015

Installing security contractors who want to stay on top of their game, and on top of the latest legislation, codes and other pertinent issues, should consider joining one of these trade organizations. Shane Clary · December 24, 2014

The companies are working to connect Nest’s thermostat and smoke/carbon monoxide alarm with ADT’s Pulse system. SSI Staff · December 23, 2014

Fire Department officials release carbon monoxide safety tips after firefighters near Sacramento are dispatched in response to a home alarm. SSI Staff · December 22, 2014




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