GE Security Inc. of Bradenton, Fla., highlights the FireworX brand of conventional and intelligent addressable fire and life-safety systems. The company boasts the FireworX as a cost-effective fire alarm solution designed for small to midsize buildings.
SSI Staff · January 07, 2010
Amityville, N.Y.-based NAPCO Security Technologies Inc. debuts its new commercial platform, including GEM-C commercial burglary and combination burglary/fire and Firewolf 24V addressable systems.
SSI Staff · December 20, 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.
October 04, 2009
Where there's fire, there's smoke. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more fire victims die from smoke and toxic gases than from burns. The most important part of installing any smoke detector is understanding why it is necessary in the first place and why it should be placed in a certain location. There is no doubt smoke detectors save lives, but that is a fact far too many people take for granted.
January 31, 2009
Nine people died each day in structural fires in the United States in 2007 - 3,430 people in that year. And while there was a 5.2 percent decrease of reported fires during 2007, property damage climbed significantly by 29.5 percent from 2006. However, the industry's recent efforts to legislate better fire protection - taking advantage of improved technologies - have spurred changes in fire code that will help reduce the loss of lives and property.
October 31, 2008
Despite its stunning location on the cool, clear waters of picturesque Clear Lake in El Lago, Texas, the high-rise residences of Endeavour are an extremely hot property. How hot?
October 31, 2008
A building's appeal is based on its reputation for providing a safe, secure and convenient environment for its occupants. The safety equipment installed in a building varies by the size of the building, its height, age and use.
April 30, 2008
Residential fire accounts for the vast majority of fire deaths. One of the most powerful tools at the disposal of each and every homeowner is the automatic smoke alarm ...
February 29, 2008
Addressable technology is making fire alarm systems more effective, reliable and valuable than ever by pinpointing the precise location of trouble. Discover the many benefits these systems offer fire alarm system providers, their customers and the general public.
April 30, 2007
Fire-Lite Alarms of Northford, Conn., releases the MS-9050UD addressable fire alarm control panel with integral digital alarm communicator transmitter (DACT) and power supply.
SSI Staff · September 30, 2006