There were an estimated 80,100 carbon monoxide (CO) incidents in 2010, nearly double the 40,900 reports in 2003, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
October 15, 2012
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.
By Shane Clary · June 12, 2012
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.
May 20, 2012
The Security Industry Association (SIA), in conjunction with several other groups, is supporting bipartisan legislation reintroduced by Congressman Jim Matheson (D-Utah) and Congressman Charlie Bass (R-N.H.) to increase the use of life-saving residential carbon monoxide (CO) alarms.
April 09, 2012
Digital Monitoring Products (DMP) of Springfield, Mo., releases the 1184 Series wireless carbon monoxide (CO) detector.
SSI Staff · February 06, 2012
ADT Security Services has recalled carbon monoxide (CO) detectors for failure to signal users when the devices reached their end of useful life.
October 23, 2011
The advanced multicriteria fire detector by System Sensor of St. Charles, Ill., combines four separate detection methods into one product.
SSI Staff · October 16, 2011
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).
October 05, 2011
Notifier by Honeywell of Northford, Conn., introduces the IntelliQuad PLUS detector, which offers carbon monoxide (CO) detection together with smoke detection and nuisance alarm rejection as part of an ONYX Series fire alarm system.
SSI Staff · September 18, 2011
System Sensor of St. Charles, Ill. releases its CO1224TR carbon monoxide (CO) detector with RealTest, a field functional CO test fully compliant with NFPA 720: 2009, the company says.
SSI Staff · September 04, 2011