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Fire Alarm connectivity

New fire alarm system connectivity and self-testing detector technology

 Article by Mark Tomasello – Fire Alarm Sales Manager Exciting new fire alarm system connectivity and self-testing detector technologies are now available, providing building owners and maintenance personnel with reduced service response times and maintenance costs. Software tools and cloud connectivity of fire alarm systems gives users the ability to receive real time system status […]

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Residential Fire Alarm Detection

Article by Dan Robinson – Expert in Advanced Fire Alarm Installations       Early detection of smoke and carbon monoxide saves lives. In a residential environment, I would argue that smoke and carbon monoxide detection and notification are the most important factors in saving lives. In the event of a fire or an appliance malfunction, properly […]

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Low Frequency Fire and Smoke Alarms

Article by Bob Taylor The optimal sound and sound level for fire and smoke alarms has long been debated. The hope is that the right sound will be recognizable by building occupants and evoke the immediate desired response of evacuation. Beginning July 1, 1996, NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code required that the […]

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Develop a Fire Escape Plan

No time to plan when the fire is already here When a person encounters an emergency, they go into an automated response fight or flight mode.  There is no time to think, only time to react. If you have not developed and practiced a plan of action on how to escape in the case of […]