Fire-Lite Alarms by Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced its Lite-Connect solution has earned a Campus Safety
BEST Award for centralizing the reporting of multiple fire alarm control panels
for cost-savings and added electrical protection. This honor is bestowed upon
superior safety products for hospital, school and university facilities by
Campus Safety magazine.
allows multi-mode fiber optic cable to join as many as 16 remote Fire-Lite
Alarms fire alarm control panels together to report all systems’ signals to a
central monitoring station as one. Multi-building campus applications can
benefit most from the significant cost savings this centralized reporting
method provides through the elimination of one or two telecommunication lines
per fire panel.
use of multi-mode fiber optic cable with Lite-Connect between fire alarm
control panels offers more robust protection from common ground faults, and
other electrical surges, many times caused by lightning strikes. Fiber optic
cable also allows more fire alarm information on the actual point or zone
involved in all events to be reported, allowing for a more informed response.
“Aside from the added protection
and monetary savings Lite-Connect offers, schools, apartment buildings and
retail shops really benefit because it’s non-proprietary,” said Richard Conner,
director of marketing, Fire-Lite Alarms. “It’s readily available on the market
and any fire alarm dealer of their choosing can install it.”
The Campus Safety BEST Awards
winning entries were chosen from an exclusive group of products deemed most
noteworthy by a panel of accomplished leaders in the security industry.
Criteria included innovation, functionality and benefits to the end user.
applications and technical aspects of utilizing this new fiber solution with
Fire-Lite Alarms control panels is summarized in the Webinar Lite-Connect – A New Fiber Solution, available for
immediate viewing on-demand. A video introduction to Lite-Connect is also
available on the Fire-Lite Alarms YouTube Channel. More technical information on Lite-Connect
and compatible fire alarm control panels can be found on www.firelite.com.
NOTE: High- and
of the Lite-Connect graphic and Fire-Lite Alarms control panels are available
in the online press room.