The new Smart Connected Fire Sprinkler Monitoring solution from Johnson Controls delivers real-time insights into fire sprinkler system health. The solution empowers building managers to transform their maintenance strategies from reactive to proactive, helping to prevent costly and dangerous equipment failures before they occur, according to the company. Leveraging monitoring, sensor and data transfer technology, the […]
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Honeywell launches ] its first all-in-one fire safety cloud platform. Honeywell’s CLSS suite of tools, built on the Honeywell Forge platform, is said to enable fire technicians to minimize disruption, prove compliance and reduce time needed for design, installation, commissioning, inspection, maintenance and reporting of life safety systems. “Today’s global environment requires the fire and […]
Our sister site Campus Safety reports that the 2010 edition of NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, there are requirements in both Chapter 18, Notification Appliances and 29, Single- and Multiple-Station Alarms and Household Signaling Systems, that sleeping areas have low frequency sounders. This requirement was added to NFPA 72 based on research that was conducted […]
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 […]
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.