System Sensor Utility United Illuminating Co

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Case Study United Illuminating Headquarters Campus New Haven CT Distribution Hones of ECS Sensor devices meet ECS requirements for company sprawling campus officials at the United Illuminating Co a Haven Conn regional energy distribution planned the recent completion of their corporate headquarters their list included a campus wide Emergency System ECS FIRETECH Engineered Systems West Haven served as the project fire and life safety system provider for the campus The 120 million project consisted 376,419 square feet of LEED Silver certified warehouse and operations space a 159,000 square foot Operations and a 131,000 square foot Office as well as a two story parking structure you have a campus project of this it a matter of coordination says Adam Vice President of Engineering for timing of which building is up first and so on directly relates to what Distribution Haven CT Strobes Duct Smoke Detectors Smoke Detectors Strobes Relay Modules Monitor Modules Heat Detectors Remote Test Switch of our network or command control need be running in order to make that happen The fire and life safety system involved a multi building fire system with an voice and data network in between with cooperative control between all buildings In addition United Illuminating a special request to have multiple voice control centers throughout the for notifying certain spaces of the at any given time Specifically officials wanted paging capability any building or across all buildings for ECS messaging which would be in case of an evacuation all FIRETECH installed multiple An extra benefit of the command and of system design is that it could easily upgraded later to handle mass notification control panels Each building has its control panel with a priority control point in guard shack and more than 600 System SpectrAlert Advance speaker strobes installed throughout the campus as many speakers as there were we able to keep the wattage of the speakers explains Querker The spacing and low of the speakers allowed for better intelligibility of just blasting the It worked out rather well considering the been experiencing a lot less in the field with the newer Sensor devices This has been a tremendous from previous designs Adam Querker Vice President of Engineering for FIRETECH turn the audio input on the digital device This however posed a challenge namely how to allow an operator to have priority one of those four command control areas giving the command center in the guard equal or higher paging priority Keeping it networked together FIRETECH designed the to allow for priority level paging each location has an inherent priority to it explains Querker provides input telling the system which one goes second and so on system is incredibly stable he adds is if any one node leaves the network that will assume a local level of control which it react to any alarm within its covered area variables the carpets used type ceilings high bay garages with vehicles Everything was crystal clear Having minimal issues with the devices was added bonus been experiencing a lot problems in the field with the newer System devices explains Querker of physical design along with the ease of the backplate allowing a clean and stable of the device and its associated This product has been a tremendous from previous designs System Sensor AVCS28301 10 13

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