Fire / Life Safety


Fire Alarm Prescription Increases Hospital Protection

Fire Alarm Prescription Increases Hospital Protection

When the new St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center opened in 2011, it came complete with a top-of-the-line fire detection system that had been the focus of intense planning— and not just from engineers and designers.

Northeast High School Upgrades Three AV Systems

With almost 1600 students, sports teams, a music programs and acting troupe, loudspeakers are a must for this school, especially in case of an emergency.

Adams Rite Launches TRUE Wood Door with First-Ever Inset Fire-Rated Hardware

Features a top latching mechanism that interlocks the door to the frame, and a clean design with just ¾” projection when inset in the door.

Custom Bumper Stickers and Decals Can Enable the Perfect Crime

Custom Bumper Stickers and Decals Can Enable the Perfect Crime

Families innocently display information that can give criminals as edge into committing the perfect crime.

Triad Speakers Inc Adds Cost Effective Models to Invisible DesignerSeries Line

Triad Speakers Inc Adds Cost Effective Models to Invisible DesignerSeries Line

DesignerSeries, a comprehensive line of high-performing, vibrating-panel sound systems that mount behind-the-wall, making them invisible to the eye, range from $500 to $700 MSRP each.

Pentagon Prepared for Zombie Apocalypse

Pentagon Prepared for Zombie Apocalypse

U.S. government has everything under control in case of real-life, large-scale operations, emergencies and catastrophes.

New Silent Knight Website Supplies More Relevant Content for Dealers On-the-Go

Latest technical and educational information made available via intuitive, mobile-friendly website.

ELK Products Announces New Two-Way Wireless Smoke Detector

ELK Products Announces New Two-Way Wireless Smoke Detector

Has ability to activate sounders in all enrolled smokes during an alarm.



Change in Fire Alarm Communication - What You Need To Know

Change in Fire Alarm Communication - What You Need To Know

Google Hangout March 27th at 3pm CST for integrators, facility managers and central station owners to learn what they NEED to know from Alarms Unlimited, ASG Security and Honeywell Fire Systems.

Gamewell FCI Releases New Fire Alarm Sounders to Meet Requirements for Commercial Sleeping Spaces

Studies find lower-frequency sounders to be more effective at waking sleeping individuals.

Precious resource in Arizona gets makeover

Upgraded Fire Protection

Water is one of Arizona’s most precious resources, and the Colorado River satisfies much of this demand via the 336-mile-long Central Arizona Project (CAP) aqueduct that annually delivers approximately 1.6 million acre-feet of Colorado River water to cities, Indian Tribes and farms in central and southern Arizona.

Wearables Startup Cuff Incorporates Security with Jewelry

Wearables Startup Cuff Incorporates Security with Jewelry

Fashion and security collide to bring a new line of wearables to the market for personal safety.

PERS Primer

PERS Primer

As an industry, we need to stop pigeon-holing PERS as a solution for elderly people at risk of falling and expand our thoughts to a broader health and wellness offering.

Fear the Fire, Not the Fire Alarm

Fear the Fire, Not the Fire Alarm

People are concerned at what might happen if they push the wrong button, so incorporate human factors into fire alarm control panel design to help solve this issue.

Wrightstyle

Hospital Fire Safety in the USA

They are places of safety for newborns or elderly, and everyone in between. It’s why fire safety in healthcare facilities is so stringent and rigorously enforced.

New Jersey Cafe Savors Fire Protection with Added Reliability and a Side of Cost Savings

New Jersey Cafe Savors Fire Protection with Added Reliability and a Side of Cost Savings

Fire-Lite Alarms fire alarm system and Honeywell Power IP/GSM Communicator create economical, right-size solution for restaurant.

Silent Knight Educational Life Safety Code Seminars Resonate at Local Level

Silent Knight Educational Life Safety Code Seminars Resonate at Local Level

Nationwide seminar series to feature industry experts to present on application of local codes in fire alarm and emergency communication systems design.

OnSSI Partners with Code Blue for Comprehensive Situational Security Solution

OnSSI Partners with Code Blue for Comprehensive Situational Security Solution

Integrated system offers improved response and management control.

Wild West Show Down at GovSec West 2013

It was me versus a hoist and a hazmat suit as Chris Koester, safety instructor with Priority One Safe-T Consulting and Northeast Technology Center, taught me the ins and outs of hazardous materials and confined space emergencies.

Tyco Acquires Westfire Inc

US operations of global acquisition strengthens Tyco SimplexGrinnell’s special hazards fire protection capabilities for mining, telecommunications and energy markets.

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