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When lockdown orders began to be issued, certain areas did not directly list fire alarm and life-safety systems as being “essential.” Here’s how security associations stepped up.
There are a number of proposed additions to NFPA 72 in regard to area of refuge systems and the notification to responding forces of individuals that may still be within a building.
Over the years, heat detectors have evolved so that their time of detection is shortened and when used properly, can provide detection in areas that smoke detectors cannot venture into.
Proposed updates to NFPA 72 include definitions for cybersecurity and minimum hearing distance, new annex material on obstructions and more.
Fire and life-safety expert Shane Clary believes in the near future fire systems will lean more toward the use of wireless Internet or intranet as opposed to radio frequencies.
Smoke detectors and alarms are migrating from just the detection of smoke, to combination detectors and multicriteria detectors.
Fire and life-safety expert Shane Clary examines fire alarm communications’ past, present, and where he believes it will end up.
An ISO committee recently requested provision for use of electrically operated sprinklers as part of fire suppression systems.
Fire-safety expert Shane Clary traveled to the U.K to attend Interflam 2019, where he examined an academic study on the causes of false fire alarms.
An amendment to the California Alarm Act prohibits law enforcement agencies and others from directly billing alarm companies for fines incurred by users responsible for obtaining or renewing a permit.