Johnson Controls smoke detection technology designed to meet 2021 UL standard01/13/2020

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TrueAlarm advanced smoke sensors will meet UL 268 7th edition testing requirements 

coming in June 2021.


Podcast: Industry Roundtable with Rodger Reiswig Episode 401/08/2020

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Smoke detectors and changes to UL 268

Rodger Reiswig delves into 7th edition changes to the UL 268 standard for commercial smoke detection devices with guest Wayne Aho, product development manager at Johnson Controls.​



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Podcast: Industry Roundtable with Rodger Reiswig Episode 312/09/2019

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UL listing process for fire and life safety products​

Rodger Reiswig talks UL certification of fire and life safety products with guest

Neil Lakomiak, UL’s director of business development and innovation.

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Podcast: Industry Roundtable with Rodger Reiswig Episode 2 11/20/2019

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Risk Analysis and Mass Notification Systems

Rodger Reiswig talks risk analysis in the context of mass notification systems with guest Wayne Moore, vice president of Jensen Hughes fire protection engineering and code-consulting firm.



Enhanced Simplex ES Net life safety network provides centralized management with greater freedom, efficiency and speed11/19/2019

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Expanded network capacity and multi-loop, multi-topology architecture provides scalability and resiliency with support for supplemental traffic


Podcast: Industry Roundtable with Rodger Reiswig Episode 110/24/2019

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Smoke Control Design

Rodger Reiswig delves into smoke control with guest James A. Milke, P.E., professor and chair of the Department of Fire Protection Engineering at the University of Maryland



NFPA Expo 201905/20/2019

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Johnson Controls will be exhibiting at the NFPA Expo June 17-20 in San Antonio, TX.  Come see us at booth #1037.



Multisensor Detection05/08/2019

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According to recent testing, multisensor detection has the potential to reduce the number of false alarms by up to nearly 40%. Find out more about the benefits of multisensor technology.



Advice from a Fire Protection Design Consultant04/09/2019

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Warren Olsen, VP of Fire Safety Consultants, Inc. provides helpful advice for system designers.



5 Reasons Why You Should Have an Emergency Communications System03/20/2019

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This white paper discusses 5 reasons why it is important to have an emergency communications system in your facility.



Global Fire Detection Learning and Development 01/01/2019

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​Contact Information for Learning & Development 



5 Things You Need to Know About the 2019 Edition of NFPA 7210/25/2018

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The 2019 edition of NFPA 72 is on its way.  Are you ready for it? 



Buildings Magazine Article Featuring JCI’s Rodger Reiswig: Your Fire Safety System Could Be Falling Short09/06/2018

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Buildings Magazine’s August 13th article features Johnson Controls’ VP of Industry Relations, Rodger Reiswig.  



Simplex ES Net IP-Based Life Safety Network07/17/2018

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Simplex ES Net IP-Based Life Safety Network adds speed and resilience to
fire detection and life safety systems. 

IP technology provides faster data rates and a wide range of wiring media choices for easier installation, operation and maintenance.



Keep Up To Date05/16/2018

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Sign up to receive email communications about Simplex brand products from Johnson Controls.





Johnson Controls’ Rodger Reiswig named to NFPA Standards Council and Research Foundation Board of Trustees 01/16/2018

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Reiswig will also assume presidency of the Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA) in June.