The effort to improve life safety in commercial and residential dwellings follows an incident in which carbon monoxide sickened 21 guests at a Maine resort in February.
SSI Staff · December 04, 2014
The proposed ordinance requires that CO detectors be installed within 10 feet of any area used for napping or sleeping, and that one detector be installed for every 1,000 feet of sleeping or napping areas.
SSI Staff · November 20, 2014
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
The president of the Long Island firm is involved in multiple efforts to reduce injuries, deaths caused by CO.
SSI Staff · July 03, 2014
Families who lost loved ones to CO poisoning say proposed legislation doesn't go far enough.
SSI Staff · June 06, 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
The wording of the 520Hz signal requirement in NFPA 72: 2010 and 2013 has caused some confusion. In general, low frequency sounders take the place of standard sounders in commercial sleeping spaces. However, there’s far more to know about the newly enacted requirement.
By Rebecca Peterson · May 06, 2014
System Sensor of St. Charles, Ill., has launched its i4 Series combination carbon monoxide (CO)/smoke detector and integration module.
SSI Staff · April 24, 2013
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