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2013-04-09 23:05:00

Protect America, Inc., a leading provider of home security systems and monitored smoke detectors, is helping raise awareness to an increase in fire fatalities during 2013. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 According to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), deaths resulting from house fires have been higher in the first months of 2013 than in recent years. Total fire fatalities from January to April rose 13 percent compared to 2012. The government organization is responsible for tracking fire...

2013-03-25 23:01:42

New SFPE survey finds Americans feel safer at home than in a commercial or public building. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 A recent nationwide survey conducted by Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) revealed that 65 percent of Americans feel safer from the dangers of fire at home. Only 10 percent feel safer in a commercial or public building. “This is an alarming misconception,” said Chris Jelenewicz, SFPE´s program manager. “Actually, fires in dwellings...

Researchers Develop Device To Detect Secondhand Smoke
2013-03-22 09:07:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at Dartmouth College have developed a device that is capable of detecting secondhand smoke — a gizmo that could be a powerful new tool in those attempting to avoid exposure to tobacco. The device, which is currently in the patent-pending prototype stage, weighs less than a cellphone and is approximately the same size as a Matchbox car, the researchers said. It uses polymer films to collect and measure the amount...

2013-03-08 23:00:45

There are many myths about home security alarm systems. Find out what's true and what's not. Orem, UT (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Counting down the top ten myths surrounding home security alarm systems, what is real and what is really a myth. MYTH #1: A home security system costs lots of money. This is probably the most well-known home security myth. Many companies offer their customers all of the security hardware, for free. That means the panel, motion sensors, glass break sensors and in home...

2013-03-01 23:20:50

When children are in the baby and toddler stage, it can be a lot of fun for parents, but can also cause a lot of worry. The home safety and security experts at SecuritySystemReviews.com created a list of the top safety tips that no parent should ignore when it comes to protecting a young child. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Home safety is vital for families with children of any age, but the age from birth to three years is often a very stressful time for new parents. This is a time when...

2013-02-25 23:00:18

A wireless home security system can be an easy and economical alternative to traditional hard-wired security systems. The home security team at AlarmSystemReport.com created a list of tips to make the transition to wireless go more smoothly. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 A wireless alarm system is a great option for many homeowners, and even renters. There is a lot of ease and flexibility, as well as cost savings associated with a wireless security system, as compared to traditional...

2013-02-04 23:00:33

Australia is experiencing the worst massive fires in its history; New South Wales and Victoria residents are always on alert should the danger come too close to home. Sydney-based Everest Electrical Services comes out with an effective fire evacuation plan for residents to use during these threatening conditions. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 The intense heat wave paired with strong dry winds that Australia is currently experiencing puts many residents at risk of losing their homes...

2013-02-02 23:00:59

Superbowl weekend features one of the biggest celebrations of the year. The parties, large crowds and travel can present potential dangers. All Hands Fire Equipment is announcing Superbowl Safety Tips to help fans have a fun an safe weekend. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) February 02, 2013 One of the biggest party weekends of the year is Superbowl Sunday, a day when football fans across the country get together for food, fun, and to cheer on their favorite team. On February 3, 2013, the Baltimore...

2013-01-11 05:02:12

Security By You has launched a brand new website to provide the company´s first platform for nationwide online retail sales of its Do It Yourself (DIY) Alarm Systems. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 Security By You has launched a brand new website to provide the company´s first platform for nationwide online retail sales of its Do It Yourself (DIY) Alarm Systems. The company´s new website was launched on December 3rd, 2012 and has both the industry and consumers...

2012-12-15 05:03:35

Elite Security Services has just added yet another advanced device to their impressive range of Mississippi home security packages. The recently introduced smoke detection device provides protection to the homeowners from fire hazards without any additional expenditure (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 Elite Security Services has just introduced their new smoke detection device to make further progress in the Mississippi home security industry. This advanced device is now offering reliable...


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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