Posts Tagged ‘fire safety’

Five reasons why it’s time to swap your battery operated smoke detector for a monitored smoke and carbon monoxide alarm

Jacqi Levy by Jacqi Levy | 10.09.2017

Smoke detectors have come a long way.  Battery operated smoke detectors are most common in residential settings, but today’s monitored smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are smart and provide a level of protection that a traditional battery operated smoke detector can’t. Here are five reasons why you should consider a monitored system: 1 – Someone […]

NFPA Awards DiNenno Prize to the Creators of VESDA

Samir Jain by Samir Jain | 06.08.2017

During this week’s National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference & Expo in Boston, the NFPA awarded this year’s Philip J. DiNenno prize to the original inventors of Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus (VESDA), Dr. Martin Cole, John Petersen and David Packham. NFPA also commended deceased co-inventor and passionate advocate Len Gibson. VESDA technology samples the […]

Practice these 6 Fire Safety Tips this Halloween

Angela Remmert by Angela Remmert | 10.27.2015

Whether you are young or young at heart, Halloween is a time to create some great memories. But, it can also turn into a tragedy if you don’t follow some simple fire safety rules. Here are tips from the NFPA that you can share with your customers to help keep them safe. Decorations are the first thing […]