First responders in Florida are afraid residents won’t be able to call for help in the event of a fire because local land lines have been shut down.
Tyco has acquired Commercial Wireless Systems Int’l, a provider of wireless fire detection products.
Tozour Energy Systems says Trump Entertainment, which runs the Taj Mahal Casino, owes the fire sprinkler and fire alarm firm more than $250,000.
The recall involves fire alarms featuring the SBGA-34 audible base.
The University of Maryland plans to upgrade fire alarm systems in 11 facilities on the campus.
Some unwanted alarms are a necessary evil in the overwhelmingly greater good of saving lives and property. However, the movement to impose verification practices continues to be one of the industry’s most volatile areas. See where you stand with the latest developments.
Conscientious fire systems professionals realize they not only need to keep abreast of current codes and standards but also keep their ear to the ground to be prepared when requirements change. Cut through the din of hundreds of recent proposed ICC fire code changes with this overview of those that matter most.
Getting people bombarded by today’s constant cacophony of sounds and stimuli to react to fire alarms with the urgency for which they were intended has become a critical challenge. Drawing their attention when it means the most demands providers strictly adhere to code and design and install systems to meet stringent requirements.