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Potter Provides P400 Fire Panel To Enhance Fire Safety At The Crowne Plaza Ponchartrain Detroit

The Ponchartrain Hotel in Detroit, Michigan, named for the original title given to the area by French settlers, was erected in 1965. After going through many ownership changes, name changes, and eventually closing in 2009, the 25 story tall, 367 room luxury hotel was resurrected in 2012 by Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts. The Crowne Plaza Ponchartrain Detroit was officially opened for business on July 17, 2013. Just as the once distinguished Ponchartrain Hotel had succumb to years of neglect, s...

Potter Acquires Three Mainstay Fire Alarm Product Lines To Strengthen Their Position Life Safety Products

Potter announces the acquisition of three mainstay product lines in the fire alarm industry: Harrington Fire Alarm, Evax Systems, and CPG Signals. The acquisition of these three product lines will not only strengthen Potter’s position in life safety products, but will also broaden the range of products and services available to customers in order to meet all their fire protection needs. By incorporating the technologies of these products, Potter will expand its fire system and voice produ...

Brewer Fire Enhances Fire Safety For Thermo Fisher Facility With Potter Integrating Technologies

Thermo Fisher is a biotechnology company that is the result of a 2006 merger between Thermo Electron and Fisher Scientific. Since the merger, the company has gone on to become a multinational corporation with offices all over the world. Recently, the Middletown, Virginia office had a new fire protection system installed. Brewer Fire, a contractor based out of Charleston, West Virginia was chosen to head the project. Brewer decided to utilize Potter’s PFC-6800 Fire Alarm Control Panel, and...

Green Bank Observatory Updated Their Fire Safety System With Potter Equipment

The Green Bank Observatory is located in Green Bank, West Virginia and is home to the world’s largest fully steerable radio telescope. The area is an ideal location for the telescope because mountains surrounding the satellite act as a natural funnel, pushing radio signals towards the large dish. The observatory’s purpose is to act as surveillance for a potential meteor collision, to measure the distance between stars, and search for intelligent life forms in the universe. The expan...

Potter Electric Signal Company Upgrades Fire Protection System For Spring Lake Heights School

Built in 1938, Spring Lake Heights Elementary School in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey was ready for an upgrade. Three of the school’s existing classrooms were to be renovated, as well as the addition of two completely new classrooms. A plan was created to not only equip the addition with a new fire protection system, but to modernize the rest of the building’s outdated system and retrofit it into the newly installed system. Along with new monitoring equipment and peripheral devices...

Potter Electric Signal Company And Advanced Business Communications Upgrade Licking County Courthouse’s Fire Protection System

Licking County, Ohio was formed in 1808, with its county seat located in Newark, which is 33 miles northeast of Columbus, Ohio. At the center of town, sits the Licking County Courthouse. The courthouse was constructed in 1878, and remains one of the town’s most prized historical possessions. In recent years, it became evident that updates to the building’s fire security facilities were necessary. The previous system was an all-in-one fire and security system, which didn’t leav...

Potter's PS-EX Series Explosion Proof Pressure Switches

The Potter PS40-EX Supervisory Pressure Actuated Switch is designed primarily to detect an increase and/or decrease from normal system pressure in automatic fire sprinkler systems located in hazardous locations. Typical applications are Dry pipe systems, pre-action air/nitrogen supervision, pressure tanks, air supplies, and water supplies. The PS40-EX switch is factory set for 40 PSI (2,8 BAR) normal system pressure. The switch marked with the word LOW is set to operate at a pressure decrease o...

Potter Launches RD13 Residential Riser

The RD13 Riser (with NPT connectors) is constructed from Listed CPVC products suitable for fire sprinkler services subject to the limitations and installation requirements of Flameguard® CPVC pipe and Spears® CPVC fittings. The RD13 Riser incorporates a VSR-SG flow switch, gauge, and drain/test valve. The VSR-SG flow switch is equipped with a union connection to facilitate the installation and removal of the switch in confined spaces. Unique Features Includes flow switch with union...

Potter Installs PSN-1000 Power Expander And FMT To Help Portland Public School Manage Campus

As one of the largest school districts in the Pacific Northwest, Portland Public School District is comprised of 78 schools and is responsible for educating more than 49,000 students. A plan was recently enacted to provide updated fire protection systems to school buildings within the district. Many new public education complexes have been constructed across Portland, as well as additions made to existing structures. A unified comprehensive fire alarm system needed to be present in every buildi...

Potter Protects Polk County Jail Building

Founded in 1874, Polk County sits in the heart of Willamette Valley within the scenic coastal city of Dallas, Oregon. An epicenter for equality and justice, the Polk County Courthouse desperately needed a fire alarm and fire sprinkler system overhaul to ensure the safety of their property and people. The existing four-story building built in 1899 received a three-story annex addition in 1964 and the Polk County Jail Building in 1999. The 69,000 square foot property houses approximately 175 empl...

Potter's IPA Series Is UUKL Listed For Smoke Control Applications

Smoke control is essential in redirecting hazardous smoke and fumes in the instance of a building fire. These systems save lives and assets which are otherwise at serious risk from smoke during a fire. Potter V6 Software Potter’s IPA Series fire alarm control panels are being updated with V6 firmware. Among several great enhancements to this industry-leading line, V6 unlocks support for smoke control features. Additionally, existing IPA panels that have been installed can be upgraded to...

Potter Announces The Launch Of IntelliGen Line Of Nitrogen Generators

Announcing the release of the fire sprinkler industry’s line of intelligent nitrogen generators. With complete automation of the fill and purge process, the IntelliGen™ line of nitrogen generators simplifies the installation process by eliminating ball valves. Additionally, IntelliGen™ generators are web-enabled which allows the user to monitor their systems remotely. The patent-pending IntelliGen™ controller software facilitates every aspect of the nitrogen generators i...

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