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Nest Protect Smoke Alarm Returns at Lower Price

The Nest Protect combination smoke and CO detector is back on the market after it was pulled months ago.

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The homeowner claims that they called ADT numerous times to come and re-install a smoke detector. However, after three years, the family says that the detector was never replaced, despite paying monthly fees to the company. Ken Kirschenbaum · October 03, 2011

Notifier by Honeywell of Northford, Conn., introduces the IntelliQuad PLUS detector, which offers carbon monoxide (CO) detection together with smoke detection and nuisance alarm rejection as part of an ONYX Series fire alarm system. SSI Staff · September 18, 2011

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
fire fatalities. May 08, 2011

The NEMA 4-rated InnovairFlex watertight duct smoke detectors by System Sensor of St. Charles, Ill., are designed to operate in the most challenging conditions. SSI Staff · March 30, 2011

Proper fire detection is essential not only for life safety but also to avoid false alarms or system malfunctions that could cost the business a bundle. In particular, this holds true for financial institutions ... By Al Colombo · March 20, 2011

The MCT-427 wireless smoke and heat detector by Visonic Ltd. of Bloomfield, Conn. offers fire detection sensitivity, including the ability to sense rapid temperature changes and detect smoke. SSI Staff · January 30, 2011

A Q&A session addresses code compliance challenges associated with projected beam smoke detectors, annunciators and keypads. By Al Colombo · December 06, 2010

Fire alarm installation entails more than merely placing smoke detectors in strategic areas of a building. Technicians are often required to interface fire alarm systems with other building subsystems. June 30, 2010

The RRS-MOD, a reversing relay/synchronization module by St. Charles, Ill.-based System Sensor enhances the operation of two- and four-wire i3 Series detectors with a built-in sounder, allowing all the detectors on the loop to sound when one alarms by reversing the polarity to the detector zone, according to the company. SSI Staff · May 31, 2010

St. Charles, Ill.-based System Sensor produces the InnovairFlex intelligent duct smoke detector, designed for use in applications requiring a remote test. SSI Staff · April 30, 2010


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