Thanks to advances in electronics and microcomputers, fire/life-safety devices and systems have become one of the world’s best lifesaving success stories. And that story continues to unfold as manufacturers, standards-making bodies, system designers and installing contractors push for superior solutions. SSI’s eighth annual Fire Market Report provides the latest research to further the pursuit.
By Scott Goldfine · April 30, 2013
A look at residential fire sprinkler and false fire alarm activity trends offer installing system contractors insights on the latest developments driving the marketplace. SSI’s annual report also provides legislative and code updates for carbon monoxide detection.
By Rodney Bosch · April 30, 2012
Annual report points up the need for installing security and fire systems contractors to be diligent in providing the latest life-safety products to residential customers. Discover how regular maintenance services and education are helping reduce
May 08, 2011
Annual report addresses fire/life-safety market's trends, technologies, controversies, codes and opportunities. Learn how fire systems contractors can continue to build on a 20-year run of declining incidents, deaths and injuries.
May 05, 2010
Mass notification was the most notable trend in the fire/life safety industry in 2009, according to SSI’s 2009 Fire Market Report. The report delves into MNS technologies and codes, and also takes a look at sprinkler monitoring, video fire detection and multiple-sensor fire detection.
January 07, 2010
Every year hundreds of thousands of structural fires occur, causing billions in damages. In 2006, a residential fire was reported every 80 seconds, and while statistical data shows a significant decrease in civilian fire deaths and injuries, the number of fires in the United States continues on a steady rise.
November 30, 2007