In order to improve the detection of fires from synthetic materials and to reduce unwanted alarms, new tests have been developed for smoke alarms. In addition to the long established tests, beginning in May 29, […]
The required notification tone has evolved. Years ago, devices emitted a constant tone generated by bells. Then we moved to the standardized temporal 3 (T3) tone for general evacuation. But now we have CO requirements for […]
Is CO detection an important part of what you do? There are two research projects that may impact future carbon monoxide product certification and installation requirements: one is an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) initiative and the […]
There are several noteworthy changes to the 2012 edition of the International Fire Code (IFC) and International Building Code (IBC) that will enhance public life safety. These codes protect the public by incorporating the latest […]
Given the potential losses for telecommunication facilities during any fire, it’s critical to identify and address events like precursor smoldering or overheating equipment. Aspiration sensing technology offers a high level of protection while addressing the unique conditions and electrical nature of these environments.