NORTHFORD,Conn., Apr. 17, 2014
(SIA) has named the IntelliKnight
fire andcarbon monoxide (CO) detector as the top fire/life safety solution in thehighly-competitive New Product Showcase (NPS) competition. The SK-FIRE-COproved to offer substantial cost savings via eliminating multiple components,in addition to reducing nuisance alarms and satisfying new code requirements.
Asone device replacing a CO detector, smoke detector, mini horn, monitor modules,three junction boxes and all related wire, the SK-FIRE-CO detector offerssubstantial savings and a cleaner room appearance. To satisfy local and nationalfire alarm requirements, the detector's
provides distinct tones for a fire versus a CO emergency, and can be synchronizedto nearby horns. Working in concertwith the entire line of IntelliKnight version 13 fire alarm systems, thedetector's sounder base can be programmed as a single or multi-station alarm."Newcode requirements, particularly for CO detection, are driving demand for the FIRE-CO'. Also, I really think dealersare starting to realize this device's time-saving benefits, plus some costsavings they can pass onto customers. It's a win-win," said LorenSchreiber, Silent Knight productmarketing manager. Thisyear's NPS had
The NPS was established in 1979 torecognize innovative products, services and solutions in electronic, physicalsecurity. Technologies showcased through this program are used in theprotection of life and property in residential, commercial and institutionalsettings.
"Eachyear, the companies competing in SIA's New Product Showcase at ISC West presentthe leading-edge security solutions that are shaping the industry," said SIACEO Don Erickson. "These new technologies and solutions are the drivers thatare moving the security industry forward, and I congratulate Silent Knight ontheir win at this year's NPS."Moredetails surrounding the IntelliKnight SK-FIRE-CO detector are available on SilentKnight.com.The entire IntelliKnight line is based on an open protocol that allows itssystems to be installed and serviced by any authorized fire alarm dealer andpurchased through security equipment distributors nationwide. Contact a
SilentKnight regional manager
for a product demonstration and informationon local distribution.