Fire Alarm

Sensitivity Data Entry Made Simple

By Joanna Ku | February 28, 2018

Entering data for smoke detector sensitivity so that the range will populate automatically in your report can sometimes be a challenge, especially if the detector head supplies only the range of the detector while the rating, minus and plus values (which compute to give you the range) are not provided. Since the Smoke Detector device […]

INFOGRAPHIC: The Real Cost of False Alarms & How to Prevent Them

By Joanna Ku | July 25, 2016

A recent study by the NFPA uncovered some eye-opening statistics. In 2012, fire departments in the United States reported responding to over 2,238,000 false alarms. The majority, 46.6%, were unintentional calls, while 31.9% were attributed to system malfunctions. This represents a serious strain on emergency responders who not only risk their own safety trying to […]

Fire Alarm Inspection Training

By Joanna Ku | October 4, 2014

Inspector’s Boot Camp, a leading training resource for the Fire and Life Safety industry, has announced 2015 dates for it’s week-long Basic Fire Alarm Inspection Training in Aiken, SC: May 18-22, 2015 September 14-18, 2015 November 9-13, 2015 Dedicated to enhancing the value of inspectors through education, certification, and quality hands-on building inspection training using […]

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