Prominently marketing itself as the anti-alarm industry solution, DIY home security systems provider SimpliSafe has quickly amassed a large customer base. However, an independent forensic analysis shoots holes in the company’s model, claims and technology.
Jeff Zwirn · November 01, 2016
Most people don't know just how dangerous carbon monoxide can be. Installing and monitoring CO detectors in a customer's home can be the difference between life and death.
Mark Matlock · June 14, 2016
A dozen family members escaped potential catastrophe after a monitored carbon monoxide detector led to police dispatch.
SSI Staff · December 23, 2015
With multiple sensors, the Halo alarms can also warn users of safety threats through both iOS and Android mobile device apps.
SSI Staff · May 29, 2015
Orthodox Jews observing the Sabbath — held from sundown on Friday to sundown on Saturday — will oftentimes leave a hot plate or a stove burner on overnight to keep food warm to avoid violating a stricture against working.
SSI Staff · March 23, 2015
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
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