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What is the Role of Security Systems in Case of Fire or Other Emergency?

When a fire or other emergency occurs in a building or facility, first responders depend on every available resource to ensure a safe and orderly evacuation and response. One element in any response plan is the facility’s physical security systems, including access control, video surveillance and intrusion detection. How can these systems contribute to an orderly response to a chaotic situation?  We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What is the role of security systems...

Addressing The Latest In Fire Safety And Disaster Prevention In Taiwan And APAC At Fire & Safety, Secutech 2020

Fire & Safety, concurrently held with Secutech Taiwan April 2020, will have international and local manufacturers showcasing products and solutions for best practices in fire safety for various verticals as well as effective disaster prevention and mitigation technologies. Countries from the APAC region is expected to see an increase in fire safety demands as increase in infrastructure developments requires both in pass and active fire safety equipment. Government regulation also plays a ma...

Tyco Rapid Response Partner UK Sprinklers Ltd Cites Importance Of Quality And Reputation

Founded in 2012, UK Sprinklers Ltd (UKSL) provides design, fabrication, installation and maintenance expertise in the active fire suppression market for both new and existing buildings. Based in Manchester, UKSL operates throughout the UK, working with end-user clients, developers, architects and consultants in the residential and domestic sectors. The growth of UKSL has perhaps been as spectacular as some of the high-rise buildings it fits out. From revenues of £100,000 in its first year...

African Fire Safety Specialist, Specifire Focuses On Advanced Fire Safety Systems Installation

Established in 1984 in South Africa to contract in the Fire Detection and Automatic Extinguishing Systems market, Specifire prides itself on providing a professional approach to each individual customer. Building on this success, the company expanded in 1995, opening a sprinkler division that is now the biggest installer of fire protection and detection systems in KwaZulu-Natal region, in South Africa. Thanks to its excellent reputation, Specifire has steadily built up a large client base that...

Tyco By Johnson Controls Used By HR Sprinkler, A Norwegian Fire Safety Specialist, To Provide Quality Services

HR Sprinkler is a Norwegian sprinkler solutions provider based in Oslo. Formed in 2013 and offering services ranging from CAD to installation, the company had nearly doubled its revenue to more than £4 million in only its second year. Despite such success, the company is not aiming for world domination. “We’re very happy focusing on the Norwegian market,” said Adam Henrysson, Project Manager, HR Sprinkler. “The economy here is doing well, there is plenty of new con...

Johnson Controls’ Simplex ES Net Network Provides Centralized Management

The latest enhancements to the Simplex ES Net IP-based fire and life safety network from Johnson Controls optimizes system design and installation flexibility while increasing network capacity, speed and performance. ES Net can now support up to 687 nodes, making it the most scalable, resilient and highest capacity system on the market today. Simplex ES Net IP-Based network ES Net supports multiple network topologies (ring, star, bus and bridged rings) for enhanced design and installation fle...

Integrating Fire And Security Systems Presents Benefits And Challenges

How can a building’s fire systems be integrated with access control and other security systems to ensure effective function of both? It can be a challenging and delicate endeavor. Integration of fire and security systems provides multiple benefits and some challenges to be addressed. It is useful to consider fire and security systems as part of the same overall mission to keep a building and its occupants safe, while also being attentive to the differing roles of the systems and how they...

FireClass To Host Technology Days To Showcase Its EN54 Approved Fire Detection Solutions

As an official sponsor of the British Superbike Championships, FireClass are hosting a series of dedicated technology days throughout the race season. During these days, exclusively invited FireClass customers are able to learn about the latest developments in commercial fire detection systems and given the chance to get up to speed with the latest changes in codes and standards, whilst also enjoying a day out at the Superbikes. FireClass have a range of EN54 approved fire detection solutions f...

Johnson Controls Announces Listings For TYCO Model CC3 4.2K And 5.6K Combustible Concealed Sprinklers

Johnson Controls announces advanced listings for its TYCO® Model CC3 combustible concealed space sprinklers, the TY2199 4.2K sprinkler and TY3199 5.6K sprinkler. The 5.6K model now offers greater flexibility, with a new UL Listing for the protection of concealed areas up to 2000 ft2 (186 m2 ) without the need for a draft curtain. In addition, both CC3 models are now UL Listed for use with LFP® Antifreeze within 1000 ft² (93 m²) draft curtain areas. These application-speci...

TYCO DV-5A RED-E Cabinet From Johnson Controls Offers Easy Installation, Maintenance And Trusted Performance

The TYCO® DV-5A RED-E Cabinet by Johnson Controls is a pre-assembled, pre-wired and pre-tested fire protection package enclosed within a freestanding, 14-guage steel cabinet designed to occupy minimal floor space and provide an aesthetically pleasing enclosure for the fire protection valve riser. The new cabinet includes the TYCO DV-5A valve and is available in both deluge and pre-action package options. The valve package includes the manual system shut-off control valve, automatic water co...

Johnson Controls’ PowerSeries Pro Intrusion Security Alarm System To Aid Commercial Security Systems In Intrusion Detection

The new EN Grade 3-compliant Tyco DSC PowerSeries Pro intrusion security alarm system provides a feature-rich intrusion detection solution for commercial properties of any size, from small shops to large office buildings, factories, healthcare facilities and educational campuses. electronic security solution The PowerSeries Pro completes the JCI intrusion product portfolio with integrators now able to single-source a complete electronic security solution for commercial installations from Johns...

Johnson Controls Offers LFII Intermediate Temperature Sprinkler To Help Control Residential Fires

Johnson Controls is now offering its Tyco® Series LFII Residential 4.9K Concealed Pendent Sprinkler in an intermediate temperature rating. The intermediate temperature model provides greater flexibility when installing sprinklers near potential heat sources. It also helps meet recent demand by home builders and contractors, as well as new mandates set by local authorities in some regions prone to higher ambient temperatures. Intermediate Temperature Sprinkler The new LFII intermediate tem...

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