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Johnson Controls smoke detection technology designed to meet 2021 UL standard

January 14, 2020 - TrueAlarm advanced smoke sensors will meet UL 268 7th edition testing requirements
coming in June 2021.

Podcast: Industry Roundtable with Rodger Reiswig Episode 4

January 8, 2020 - Smoke detectors and changes to UL 268

Rodger Reiswig delves into 7th edition changes to the UL 268 standard for commercial smoke detection devices with guest Wayne Aho, product development manager at Johnson Controls.

Industry Roundtable with Rodger Reiswig Episode 3

December 6, 2019 - Rodger Reiswig talks UL certification of fire and life safety products with guest
Neil Lakomiak, UL’s director of business development and innovation.

Industry Roundtable with Rodger Reiswig Episode 2

November 20, 2019 - Podcast: Industry Roundtable with Rodger Reiswig
Episode 2: Risk Analysis and Mass Notification Systems
Rodger Reiswig talks risk analysis in the context of mass notification systems with guest Wayne Moore, P.E., CFPS, SET, FSFPE, F.NSPE, vice president of Jensen Hughes, a fire protection engineering and code-consulting firm.

Smoke Control Design

October 25, 2019 - Podcast: Industry Roundtable with Rodger Reiswig
Episode 1: Smoke Control Design
Rodger Reiswig delves into smoke control with guest James A. Milke, P.E., professor and chair of the Department of Fire Protection Engineering at the University of Maryland more

Johnson Controls marks the one-year anniversary of Autocall™

July 16, 2019 - Johnson Controls marks the one-year anniversary of Autocall™ as it introduces the brand of proven fire detection systems to the Canadian market. By bringing Autocall to Canada, Johnson Controls is providing market access to the same high-quality, proven fire detection solutions already available in the U.S. and Middle East. more

Small Business, Big Protection: Common-Sense Steps You Can Take Now to Keep Going When Fire Strikes

May 8, 2019 - This white paper provides practical advice on how best to help your business protect itself – and recover quickly – from a fire. more

5 Things You Need to Know About the 2019 Edition of NFPA 72

April 11, 2019 - The 2019 edition of NFPA 72 is here. The update is a significant one; there are nearly 200 changes in the document, ranging from minor edits of terminology to major new processes. So even if your jurisdiction will not immediately adopt the 2019 edition of NFPA 72, it’s important to know what’s on the way. more

10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Fire Alarm System

April 3, 2019 - One of the most critical decisions you will make is your choice of a fire alarm and life-safety system. To make the best-informed decision, you must consider all factors. Here are 10 vital questions you should ask before making your final choice. more

With Addressable Notification, K-12 Fire Protection Can Deliver Added Benefits

January 9, 2019 - When it comes to fire prevention, no facility is more worthy of our efforts than a school. It’s a great responsibility to help protect our communities’ children and the teachers and staff entrusted with their learning and development – not to mention the property paid for by taxpayers’ dollars. more