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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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Fire in mission-critical facilities can threaten the business as well as human life. Lessen your clients’ chances of suffering monetary or mortal loss with a sophisticated fire protection system that integrates seamlessly with the entire environment. Discover how to safeguard these assets with an effective blend of detection and suppression technologies.  March 05, 2013

The Acclimate 2251TMB photoelectric detector by System Sensor of St. Charles, Ill., includes thermal detection at 135° F. SSI Staff · January 17, 2013

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

The FAAST (fire alarm aspiration sensing technology) model 8100 detector by System Sensor of St. Charles, Ill., eliminates the need for technicians to create a separate parallel data network to identify the location of an initiating device, according to the company. SSI Staff · November 16, 2011

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. October 03, 2011

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




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