Smoke Detection

Read: Johnson Controls Smoke Detection Technology Meets 2021 UL Standard

Johnson Controls Smoke Detection Technology Meets 2021 UL Standard

Johnson Controls’ TrueAlarm sensors provide earlier detection, better fire type recognition and fewer nuisance alarms, the company says.

Read: Why Colleges Should Care About Low Frequency Sounders

Why Colleges Should Care About Low Frequency Sounders

Some fire departments are requiring low frequency sounders be installed retroactively due to these devices being more effective at waking “at-risk” individuals.

Read: Lessons Learned from the Evacuation of a Long-Term Care Facility

Lessons Learned from the Evacuation of a Long-Term Care Facility

Here’s what worked and what didn’t during this long-term care facility’s temporary evacuation of its 144 residents.

Read: Honeywell Recalls Notifier Photoelectric Smoke Sensors

Honeywell Recalls Notifier Photoelectric Smoke Sensors

Honeywell issued a voluntary recall on certain models of its intelligent photoelectric smoke sensors sold with fire alarm systems.

Read: Improving Fire System Performance and False Alarm Reduction with Multisensor Detection

Improving Fire System Performance and False Alarm Reduction with Multisensor Detection

Multisensor detection has the potential to reduce the number of false alarms by up to nearly 40%.

Read: 29 Security Product Categories Impacted by Tariff Increases

29 Security Product Categories Impacted by Tariff Increases

SIA has identified alarm and access control components, cameras and smoke detectors as some product categories impacted by the new tariffs. The tax hikes will most likely increase the costs of these products, which will be passed on to end users.

Read: No. California Schools Close Due to Smoke in the Air from Camp Fire

No. California Schools Close Due to Smoke in the Air from Camp Fire

The air quality in the Bay Area has been deemed unhealthy from smoke and the majority of schools have closed until it is safe for students.

Read: Clemson Football Facility Acquires New Fire Protection System

Clemson Football Facility Acquires New Fire Protection System

Clemson University has not only stepped up their football game, but their safety game as well with a new and innovative fire protection system.

Read: 3 Campus Police Officers Save Residents from Apartment Fire

3 Campus Police Officers Save Residents from Apartment Fire

Stevens Institute of Technology officers rushed into the building to evacuate residents.

Read: Parents, Students Must Call for College Dorms to Have Fire Sprinklers

Parents, Students Must Call for College Dorms to Have Fire Sprinklers

More than 3,780 fires were ignited in dormitories, Greek housing and student barracks in 2011, up from 2,490 in 1983.

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