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Read: Innovations and Insights From Security Essen 2018

Innovations and Insights From Security Essen 2018

Shane Clary shares interesting alarm verification and image detection products found at the 2018 Security Essen trade show.

Read: Understanding the Basics of Arc & Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters

Understanding the Basics of Arc & Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters

Over the years, AFCI and GFCI devices have been developed to further the NEC’s mission of preventing fires and electrocution, but how much do you really know about them?

Read: Sharpening Your Wiring Skills: Key Points From NFPA 70

Sharpening Your Wiring Skills: Key Points From NFPA 70

Throughout NFPA 72 there is reference to another code that both the designer and installer of fire alarm systems need to understand and follow: NFPA 70, “National Electrical Code.”

Read: Are You Up to Date on These Recent Changes to Alarm Notification Requirements?

Are You Up to Date on These Recent Changes to Alarm Notification Requirements?

There have been several changes over the past few years in regards to notification appliances. Fire-safety expert Shane Clary brings you up to speed.

Read: Don’t Get Hosed: Refresh Your Suppression Systems and Standards Knowledge

Don’t Get Hosed: Refresh Your Suppression Systems and Standards Knowledge

Familiarize yourself with various types of fire suppression systems and where installation standards can be found.

Read: Here’s How Manufacturers Are Stepping Up Their Fire Alarm, CO2 Wares

Here’s How Manufacturers Are Stepping Up Their Fire Alarm, CO2 Wares

Fire safety expert Shane Clary shares what fire and life-safety products from Honeywell, Potter Electric and more caught his eye at ISC West.

Read: Advice: Stop Relying Solely on Floor Plans and Start Taking Pictures

Advice: Stop Relying Solely on Floor Plans and Start Taking Pictures

Shane Clary presents real-world examples of how pictures and site visits can fill in the details that floor plans may miss during systems design.

Read: A PSA on Public Emergency Alarm Systems

A PSA on Public Emergency Alarm Systems

Public emergency alarm reporting systems consist of alarm boxes and alarm processing equipment that communicate on a wired or wireless network(s).

Read: How UL, New Tech Is Targeting Nuisance Smoke Alarms

How UL, New Tech Is Targeting Nuisance Smoke Alarms

Check out the new testing standard being cooked up by UL to help combat kitchen-related nuisance alarms, as well as the latest in detector technology.

Read: CO2 Standards: Do You Know the Dangers of Carbon Dioxide?

CO2 Standards: Do You Know the Dangers of Carbon Dioxide?

You know all about carbon monoxide, but are you up to date on CO2 standards in the fire code? Fire safety expert Shane Clary breaks them down.

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