The newly adopted legislation affects smoke-detecting alarms sold beginning Jan. 1, 2017.
SSI Staff · January 04, 2016
Fire Prevention Week kicks off across the country and the National Fire Protection Association is encouraging homeowners to have smoke alarms in every bedroom of the house. This year's slogan is, "Hear the Beep Where You Sleep."
SSI Staff · October 05, 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
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
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
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