Combination fire-intrusion alarm systems are a viable life-safety and security solution, providing they adhere to NFPA guidelines. Key considerations include nothing impeding the fire detection function and that it also supercedes security alarm signaling.
June 22, 2011
Understanding the mass notification/emergency communication codes, planning process and available technologies can open a new market of opportunities for dealers. Conducting a thorough risk analysis and making the most of its findings is key ...
May 10, 2011
The widow of a firefighter who was one of four people killed in a 2007 house fire in San Pablo, Calif., will be paid $4.6 million to settle her wrongful-death lawsuit against two security companies ...
February 17, 2011
Fire-Lite Alarms by Honeywell has released its 2011 training schedule, which features 116 sessions scheduled throughout the nation. Attendees to the sessions will qualify to receive continuing education credits (CEUs) ...
January 18, 2011
Maintaining power is one of the foundations of any fire/life-safety system. Find out the codes, standards and calculations you need to know to make sure batteries deliver when needed.
By Al Colombo · January 11, 2011
Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell has become a GSA 84 supplier of advanced fire alarm and mass notification systems for the United States General Services Administration (GSA) ...
November 28, 2010
An estimated 2,000 Thanksgiving Day residential fires occur annually in the United States, resulting in an average of 5 deaths, 25 injuries and $21 million in property loss ...
November 02, 2010
Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell of Northford, Conn., has developed an addressable node expander (ANX) to expand the capacity of its E3 Series expandable emergency evacuation systems.
SSI Staff · September 28, 2010
Blue Springs, Mo.-based Fike Alarm Systems unveils the integrated voice evacuation and voice messaging system, a UL-Listed fire alarm solution.
SSI Staff · July 20, 2010
Silent Knight by Honeywell has introduced an IP communicator, which is designed to enable the transmission of fire alarm system information to a central monitoring station via any standard IP line.
June 22, 2010