Fried Food Security: Water Mist and Industrial Fryer Protection

The food industry plays a vital role in the global economy for the distribution of goods and produce. The 24/7 demands of a food/snack production facility cannot afford to incur downtime. The heated ovens and fryers within the facility are a probable cause for fire. Fires within this equipment can lead to production downtime or… Read more

Fire Extinguishers: Saving Lives, Protecting Property

How to use a Portable Fire Extinguisher.  A fire extinguisher is an active fire protection device used to extinguish or control small fires, often in emergency situations. It is not intended for use on an out-of-control fire, such as one which has reached the ceiling, endangers the user, or otherwise requires the expertise of a… Read more

Don’t let old equipment hold your system hostage!

Not only is ASSI your full-service provider for fire protection design, service, and installation, but we can readily supply you with parts to keep your critical fire alarm and suppression systems on-line. We offer a wide-variety of products, including control panels, detectors, modules, and notification appliances from Kidde Fire Systems and Gamewell-FCI. ASSI also offers… Read more

Antarctic ozone hole is shrinking, scientists say

A MIT-led team of researchers presented evidence that Antarctica’s ozone hole finally is starting to heal. It is an indication that the Montreal Protocol – the 1987 treaty signed by almost every nation that phased out the use of chlorofluorocarbons, – is having its intended effect. This week, in the journal Science, researchers said they’re finally… Read more

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A History of Excellence

For over 50 years Advanced Safety Systems, Inc. has delivered professional engineered fire protection in New England. ASSI provides the most effective and technologically advanced fire suppression and fire alarm products in combination with excellent customer service and creative solutions. Let us show you why New England’s most successful businesses and historic sites depend on… Read more

Catch the Drift: Fire Panel Technology Migration

Catch the Drift March 2016 Part two of our series of articles on fire panel migration. Smoke detectors act as the fire panel’s scout team charged with performing tasks critical to overall reliability and performance. Regardless of how long smoke detectors have been installed, we expect them to display the information we need during a… Read more

Information Underload: Fire Panel Technology Migration

Information Underload February 2016  Part one of our series of articles on fire panel migration. We all operate our businesses in an age where up-to-date information is available no matter where you are or what time it is. Why then is your legacy conventional fire panel stuck communicating to your critical personnel using the technological equivalent… Read more