Fire / Life Safety


Energy Distribution

Energy Distribution

When officials at the United Illuminating Co., a regional energy distribution company in New Haven, Conn., planned the recent completion of their 56-acre corporate headquarters, their “must-have” list included a campus-wide Emergency Communications System (ECS).

Republican State Representative Wants Migrant Children Quickly Returned Home

Republican State Representative Wants Migrant Children Quickly Returned Home

"I think the first step to fix it is to give our CBP guys the authority to immediately repatriate them back to their countries," said Salmon, chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere and a member of the working group that U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, assembled to address the crisis.

Triad Speakers Adds InRoom and OnWall Bronze SlimSubs to Lineup

Built upon the critically-acclaimed InWall Bronze 4/SlimSub with integrated long-throw 10-inch aluminum driver and powered by the RackAmp 350 DSP, each Bronze SlimSub delivers the same exceptional power and deep bass from its remarkably compact enclosure. The net result is a series of subwoofers that fit virtually any application, room or location.

Are Bulletproof Backpacks the Next School Security Trend?

Are Bulletproof Backpacks the Next School Security Trend?

As campus shootings increase across the nation, retailers are stepping up to create bulletproof products.

Smart Hoodie Could Add New Layer of Security

Smart Hoodie Could Add New Layer of Security

GSM radio sewn into sweatshirt allows different gestures to trigger different text messages to be sent to smartphone contact.

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.

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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.

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