Johnson Controls announces two new Tyco pressure control valves for fire protection systems, including the RV-1A pressure relief valve and the Tyco model PRV-1A pressure reducing valve The new valves offer simple, low-maintenance solutions for controlling and maintaining optimal water pressure within commercial fire protection systems, according to the company. The Tyco RV-1A pressure relief valve automatically […]
Fire & Life Safety
Eaton has added new devices to its Wheelock Exceder LED3 line designed to meet code requirements for sleeping areas.
The unique approach to smoke detection at Clemson University’s football practice facility improves fire protection while dramatically lowering cost.
More than 3,780 fires were ignited in dormitories, Greek housing and student barracks in 2011, up from 2,490 in 1983.
Lockdown procedures and fire safety codes don’t always go hand-in-hand. Find out how you can strengthen your lockdown protocol without neglecting fire codes.
When considering security methods, campuses must be familiar with the code requirements that are in place to protect students, staff members and other occupants. The major codes colleges need to focus on entail life safety, fire protection, electrified hardware, and more. Even though they are lengthy, these codes are put in place to impact the devices used to secure doors. An understanding of the codes will help to ensure the selection of code-compliant security methods.
Fire/life-safety professionals report rising awareness — and confidence in — wireless fire detection systems.
Fire-Lite Alarms by Honeywell announced a new iPad app that works with the company’s Emergency Command Center (ECC) mass notification system. The App is free and is available at the Apple iTunes Store. A video can also be found on YouTube. The ECC mass notification system can be integrated with any existing fire alarm system.