Cut the cost of false alarms with the new Low Profile Universal Stopper®

A false fire alarm can prove extremely costly; wasting company time, disrupting crucial school exams, and increasing the risk of road traffic collisions involving emergency vehicles – costing precious time, resources, and lives. Worryingly 2018 equalled record level highs of…

Fire or fake? Reducing the risk of false alarms

The minimisation of false and unwanted alarms is a key challenge that continues to plague the building and fire protection industry. Building managers have fire protection responsibilities not only towards their own employees, but also the lives and interests –…

New technology is helping defeat false fire alarms

In April 2016, a fire alarm went off at Auckland International Airport in New Zealand. The terminal building at the airport, which handles 17 million passengers annually, was evacuated and flights were delayed by several hours. Thankfully, there was no…

Nittan smoke detectors stop false alarms from e-cigarette vaping

Nittan’s Evolution EV-DP Dual Wavelength Photoelectric smoke detectors have been installed in a Southampton pub and live music venue to prevent false alarms caused by vaping. With the rise of the e-cigarette, which can be smoked in public places such…

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