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Next Gen Smoke Alarms Could Significantly Reduce Fire Deaths

A new breed of smoke alarms incorporates military technology that is said to be superior to either ionization or photoelectric technologies.


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A new breed of smoke alarms incorporates military technology that is said to be superior to either ionization or photoelectric technologies. Rodney Bosch · April 14, 2016

An effort to reduce nuisance alarms and better detect smoldering fires has led to the development of a new type of algorithm-assisted alarm. Learn how the device differs from standard photoelectric and ionization devices and how it might advance life-safety measures. December 02, 2012

Because people's homes can be part of their lives for many years, renovation is often undertaken to transform the living space to make it more aesthetically pleasing, functional or to serve new requirements. Whether it involves remodeling kitchens, bathrooms or other living spaces, renovation can be mind-bending. April 30, 2009

Fire alarm systems are basically used in four different ways: to detect fires, respond to the manual activation of a fire alarm device, monitor signals from other fire-related systems and alert the building occupants to evacuate the building, and to alert off-site authorities so they may respond to the situation. April 30, 2007



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