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2014-07-25 23:06:01

Next generation of home buyers seek smart technology. Irving, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Whether you’re thinking of selling your home next month or next year, increasing the resale value of your house through home improvement projects is always a smart idea. Today, many home buyers aren’t looking for a home with a pool or a fancy deck; they are looking for enhanced home technology.  To help you understand how you can use smart technology to add value to your home, the Electronic...

2014-06-30 12:33:35

Law to require sealed-in, long-life batteries in state with millions of outdated smoke alarms MEBANE, N.C., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The millions of California homeowners with non-working and outdated battery-powered smoke alarms will have safer alternatives that require less maintenance under a law that takes effect tomorrow. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140629/122906 Starting July 1, any battery-powered smoke alarm or combination (smoke and carbon monoxide) alarm...

2014-06-27 20:22:06

Global Fire Technologies, Inc. has proven to be the ideal Southern California company for fire alarm installation and other fire safety needs LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is a terrific season to enjoy recreation and relaxation, but it also brings with it a heightened risk of property damage or injury due to uncontrolled fire - particularly in Southern California. Fortunately, residents of the Los Angeles region are never far from the premier fire protection...

2014-06-17 23:01:32

Bill Would Require Battery Operated Smoke Alarms in NY to Have 10-Year Battery Life Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The National Association of State Fire Marshals called on the New York State Legislature to pass S7771/A5200C, a bill that would require battery operated smoke alarms sold in New York to be equipped with a non-removable, non-replaceable battery that will power the alarm for a minimum of 10 years. If passed, New York would join states like California, Louisiana, Maryland,...

Nest Smoke Detector Returns With A More Affordable Price
2014-06-17 13:02:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sales of Nest's smoke and carbon monoxide detectors were put on hold in April, but this week were back on sale at a new lower $99 price. The Google-owned company announced early Tuesday that the Nest Protect Wi-Fi-based smoke and carbon monoxide detector was back on the market. Sales of the devices were halted over concerns with a feature that could enable users to silence the alarm and actually keep it from doing its job properly. At...

2014-06-05 16:26:20

Kidde Fire Safety's exhibit at AT&T U-Verse Fan Fair X offers activities for all ages NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the support of country music stars Kix Brooks and Craig Morgan, Kidde Fire Safety is empowering country music fans at this year's CMA Music Festival to be fire safe. From June 5-8, Kidde representatives and local firefighters invite visitors to participate in activities including recording and sharing a video tribute; engaging with Disney's Planes: Fire...

2014-06-02 08:24:11

Residents Encouraged to Take Action during National Home Safety Month in June MEBANE, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New smoke alarm regulations can help keep Phoenix families who live in homes with battery-powered smoke alarms safer, while also reducing smoke alarm maintenance. As of April 2014, homeowners must install 10-year, sealed-battery smoke alarms when replacing outdated, missing or damaged units. Alarms like the Kidde Worry-Free sealed-battery smoke alarms comply with...

2014-05-29 23:19:14

Long Island-based alarm and security systems company, Total Security, says that having a burglar alarm system installed in your home is essential in order to keep your insurance rates in check. Elmont, New York (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Total Security Integrated Systems, the leading New York installer of home alarm systems throughout New York City and Long Island, now shares four ways that installing a burglar alarm system in your home can reap big benefits on your insurance rates. Home...

2014-05-29 12:30:27

Senate Bill 745 Requires Replacement of Battery-Operated Alarms with 10-Year, Sealed Models, Does Not Alter Requirements for Hard-wired Alarms AURORA, Ill., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Older California residences are about to get a much-needed safety upgrade as a new law outlining smoke alarm requirements takes effect throughout the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91988 Beginning July 1, 2014, California Senate Bill 745 requires that all solely battery-operated...

nest protect smoke alarm recall
2014-05-22 09:06:29

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A smoke and CO alarm that doesn't actually sound off isn't exactly much of alarm. For this reason Google-owned Nest Labs, by way of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, this week issued a recall notice covering all 440,000 Protect smoke alarms as these could fail to sound due to a false triggering of the "Wave" feature. The alarm could be disabled with a gesture accidentally. The Nest Protect functions as both a smoke...


Latest Smoke detector Reference Libraries

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2010-10-06 21:55:14

A metal detector is a device that finds metal that may not be visible. The basic metal detector is composed of an oscillator producing an alternating current that passes through the coil producing an alternating magnetic field. If electrically conductive metal is close to the coil then the magnetic field is disrupted and thus the metal detector can sense the hidden metal. The first metal detectors were developed in the 1960s and were used for mining and other industries. They were used...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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