Smoke Detection

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Stevens Institute of Technology officers rushed into the building to evacuate residents. By CS Staff · January 06, 2017

More than 3,780 fires were ignited in dormitories, Greek housing and student barracks in 2011, up from 2,490 in 1983. By Tony Saporito · January 06, 2016

The FAAST CT, introduced by Gamewll-FCI by Honeywell, can protect nearly 30,000 square feet of space, can be configured and monitored off site and can sense incipient fire conditions as early as one hour before a fire actually starts, among other features. By CS Staff · March 10, 2015

Reviews for Nest Protect: Smoke + Carbon Monoxide alarms have not been favorable, with consumers claiming the devices are prone to false alarms that cannot be turned off. By CS Staff · February 27, 2015

Siemens has recalled as many as 9,000 audible fire alarms that may possibly fail to sound during a fire. By CS Staff · September 26, 2014

This short film depicts a fire occurring at an off-campus residence and the unfortunate outcome that affects those involved. By CS Staff · June 18, 2014

Low frequency sounders now take the place of standard sounders in commercial sleeping spaces, including college dorms and locations housing the hearing impaired. By Rebecca Peterson · June 12, 2014

Nest will halt sales of its Nest Protect combination smoke/CO detector for two to three months, citing a software flaw that allows the 'Nest Wave' deactivation feature to potentially be unintentionally activated with a wave of the hand. By Jason Knott · April 10, 2014

Today’s flood of new products and technologies rain down on security professionals in a torrential downpour.The 2013 Top Technology Innovations navigates those waters with 30 picks to guide you to the high ground of opportunity amid a broad landscape of technologies and applications. By CS Staff · December 26, 2013

Though early fire detection is usually associated with smoke detectors, there are applications where a heat detector further enhances the preservation of property and life safety. Learn about the different types of heat detectors, and pick up some system design and installation pointers. October 03, 2013