Smoke Detection

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.

Read: Gamewell-FCI FAAST XT Aspirating Smoke Detector

Gamewell-FCI FAAST XT Aspirating Smoke Detector

The FAAST CT, introduced by Gamewll-FCI by Honeywell, features four air sampling pipes, an onboard ethernet port and two sensing technologies that detect low concentrations of smoke from a variety of fires.

Read: The Alarming Truth About Off-Campus Fires

The Alarming Truth About Off-Campus Fires

This short film depicts a fire occurring at an off-campus residence and the unfortunate outcome that affects those involved.

The Lowdown on Low Frequency Requirements for Commercial Sleeping Areas

Low frequency sounders now take the place of standard sounders in commercial sleeping spaces, including college dorms and locations housing the hearing impaired.

Read: Nest Suspends Sales of Smoke and CO Detectors

Nest Suspends Sales of Smoke and CO Detectors

A software flaw that allows the ‘Nest Wave’ deactivation feature to potentially be unintentionally activated with a wave of the hand has led Nest to halt sales of its Nest Protect combination smoke/CO detector.

Read: 30 Security Technologies That Set 2013’s Course

30 Security Technologies That Set 2013’s Course

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.

Read: The Heat Detection Is On

The Heat Detection Is On

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.

Read: System Sensor Combination CO/Smoke Detector & Integration Module

System Sensor Combination CO/Smoke Detector & Integration Module

Read: Inside New Smoke Detection & Alternative Signal Path Reports

Inside New Smoke Detection & Alternative Signal Path Reports

Sharing knowledge, wisdom and experiences is the path to continuing to move fire and life safety forward. This goes for innovating products, saving lives and reducing injuries and property loss, as well as running more successful businesses. That’s why conferences like NFPA’s recent Suppression, Detection and Signaling Research and Applications Symposium (SUPDET) are so important.

Read: Siemens ASAtechnology Solution

Siemens ASAtechnology Solution

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