Category Archives : Cover Features


Aspiration Detection in Telecommunications Facilities: the 911 of Fire Events

Aspiration Detection in Telecommunications Facilities: The Urgency of Fire Events

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.


Low Frequency Requirements Sound Confusing, But They’re Necessary

The wording of the 520 Hz signal requirement in NFPA 72®: 2010 and 2013 has caused some confusion. In general, low frequency sounders take the place of standard sounders in commercial sleeping spaces. However, there’s far more to know about the newly enacted requirement.