Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Smoke Detectors articles below.
The updated UL 268, Standard for Smoke Detectors for Fire Alarm Systems will be in effect June 2021.
The Signature Optica Smoke Detector from Edwards is certified to the new UL 268 7th Edition requirements A talk with Jon Hughes at the company elaborates on this fire safety product.
Steel Web Stoppers incorporate a patented web-like octagon shape that simulates a spider’s web to protect smoke detectors where abuse is severe.
More than just an annoyance, false alarms and nuisance alarms can pose dangers to building occupants.
Consumers with these models should immediately contact Siemens to schedule a free inspection and replacement of the recalled audible base.
Radio frequency interference can cause the smoke detectors to fail to alert consumers of a fire. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed.
In order to function properly, life safety systems must be carefully maintained.