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Adam Bannister was Editor of IFSEC Global from 2014 through to November 2019. Adam is also a former Managing Editor at Dynamis Online Media Group.
September 18, 2019

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WATCH: C-TEC on helping firefighters and the benefits of cloud-based solutions

C-TEC’s Hush Pro grade C fire alarm system for residential properties harnesses the cloud to fight false alarms and provide remote monitoring and situational awareness for firefighters.

Speaking at FIREX 2019 in the video below, C-TEC director Andy Scott discusses this and other products in the British-owned firm’s product range.

C-TEC recently confirmed a schedule of CPD-training events on residential fire alarm systems.

In the build-up to FIREX 2019, we spoke to Andy Green, marketing manager for C-TEC, on upgrading Hush-Pro, investing in the IoT and becoming a full systems provider. “C-TEC is a proud independent UK manufacturer of life safety electronic products,” he told us. “Whereas a lot of companies in the fire industry have merged in recent years, we are still independent and still design and manufacture all of our products in the UK. We also continue to invest heavily in new products.

“For many years we’ve been associated with making fire alarm panels, but we now manufacture full fire alarm systems including detectors, sounders and visual alarm devices under our ActiV conventional fire system brand and our CAST addressable fire system brand.”

C-TEC director Andy Scott on the Hush Pro grade C fire alarm system and CAST addressable fire system

The Future of Fire Safety: download the eBook

Is the fire protection industry adapting to the post-Grenfell reality fast enough? At FIREX International 2019, Europe's only dedicated fire safety event, some of the world's leading fire safety experts covered this theme. This eBook covers the key insights from those discussions on the developments shaping the profession, with topics including:

  • Grenfell Inquiry must yield “bedrock change” – and soon
  • After Grenfell: Jonathan O’Neill OBE on how austerity and policy “on the hoof” are hampering progress
  • Hackitt’s Golden Thread: Fire, facilities and building safety
  • Fire safety community has to “get on board” with technological changes

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