An intrusion alarm, not a smoke detector, alerted a Virginia family of a house fire that completely destroyed the home.
SSI Staff · May 23, 2015
In a lawsuit filed by the father of three children killed in a 2011 house fire, the contractor was accused of not installing a smoke detection system during a renovation project.
SSI Staff · January 14, 2015
The widely adopted wireless protocol for control and automation products and services can also provide a robust platform for smoke and carbon monoxide detection.
By Mark Walters · September 23, 2014
The company recalled the alarms after the devices failed to alert users of a fire or carbon monoxide incident following a power outage.
SSI Staff · September 16, 2014
The Los Angeles Fire Department will offer the free smoke alarms in an effort to reduce deadly residential fires.
SSI Staff · September 09, 2014
The Nest Protect combination smoke and CO detector is back on the market after it was pulled months ago.
By Rachel Cericola · June 19, 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
Google has acquired Nest for $3.2 billion in cash. Nest will remain a separate brand, and Tony Fadell will continue to lead the company.
January 14, 2014
While the majority of homes have smoke detectors, most are standalone devices and only 15% have working carbon monoxide detectors. Thus there’s a huge untapped market for greater levels of homeowner protection and greater fire contractor profits. Learn how to make the compelling case for monitored system-connected fire/life-safety solutions.
April 30, 2013
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