A man's home is his castle, or so the adage goes. Naturally along with this famous saying comes the feeling of safety and security, misplaced as it often is for a surprising number of homeowners are killed in home fires every year.
September 30, 2009
St. Charles, Ill.-based System Sensor announces its full line of i3Series photoelectric smoke detectors with sounders. These two- and four-wire models generate an 85 dBA temporal tone and are ideal for residential applications, according to the company.
SSI Staff · September 20, 2009
System Sensor’s i³ line of smoke detectors has received ETL listing from Intertek, a provider of quality and safety solutions serving a ...
July 08, 2009
System Sensor's i³ line of smoke detectors has received ETL listing from Intertek, a provider of quality and safety solutions serving a range of industries worldwide.
July 08, 2009
St. Charles, Ill.-based System Sensor now provides a full range of accessories that expand the versatility and usability of InnovairFlex duct smoke detectors into a wide range of applications.
SSI Staff · June 30, 2009
Elevators are like a proverbial double-edged sword — on the one hand they save a lot of time ...
By Al Colombo · January 31, 2009
Q: I have been heard that one should be careful at replacing standard Alkaline 9 volt batteries in smoke detectors with 9-volt Lithium batteries. To me it would seem that the Lithium battery would last a longer time so what is the problem?
August 31, 2008
Last month, we discussed some of the ins and outs associated with the installation of automatic smoke detectors. This month, my goal is to cover testing — including the sometimes misunderstood sensitivity, or ...
March 31, 2008
Residential fire accounts for the vast majority of fire deaths. One of the most powerful tools at the disposal of each and every homeowner is the automatic smoke alarm ...
February 29, 2008
Last month we talked about the many ways fire and burglar alarm technicians use relays. We covered some of the code compliance issues associated with their use as well as how to ...
January 31, 2008