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  • A Flexible On-Campus Solution

    The University of Central Florida (UCF) is the largest university in the United States, educating 64,000 students. Three newly constructed dormitories housing a total of 665 beds opened at the start of the fall semester in 2013, and a fourth new building is used for administration and maintenance, thanks for Florida Fire & Sound.

  • Air Force Base Opts for Combo Fire Alarm/Mass Notification System

    ​Several miles outside of Las Vegas, Nev., Nellis Air Force Base (AFB) serves as the home and a major training site for two historically significant flying units: the 64th and 65th Aggressor squadrons (AGRS). During the Cold War, this group of highly trained pilots flew an assortment of Russian-made MiG aircraft (sometimes covertly obtained) to decipher the actions of potential enemies of the United States Air Force.​​

  • Critical Life Safety Systems for Mission Critical Facility

    A 13-story Atlanta mid-rise with high-security office space, training and data centers – owned by a confidential, mission critical client – is now outfitted with an E3 Series fire alarm and emergency communication system (ECS) from Gamewell-FCI that includes an emergency phone system on its own, dedicated fire alarm circuit for enhanced survivability.​

  • E3 Series® EVAC Protects Chicago Landmark

    The EVAC system chosen for this installation was that of the E3 Series® Expandable Emergency Evacuation system, manufactured by Gamewell-FCI. Its modular design enabled Creed’s fire technicians to build the system as large or small as needed while allowing for easy expansion or reconfiguration down the road. This can be especially helpful when the AHJ (Authority Having Jurisdiction) requires additional protection when future remodeling takes place.​

  • E3 Series® System Protects Historic Statehouse,  Exceeding State’s Strict Fire Standards

    ​RI (Rhode Island) has historically been one of the most rigorous states in the nation when it comes to fire protection. Despite this track record, 100 people lost their lives in a tragic nightclub fire in West Warwick, RI, in 2003. Since that time, RI fire officials and lawmakers have worked to further tighten the state’s stringent fire protection laws.​​

  • Fenway Fire Protection Homerun

    ​Fire detection and fire control functions are major considerations when it comes to sports arenas and other places of public assembly. In recent years it has become painfully obvious to civil authorities and private-sector stakeholders that voice evacuation systems specified today should do more than direct people to the nearest point of egress.​​

  • Fire Alarm Merges Emergency Communications for  Multi-Cultural Grade School Campus

    ​The Westchester Fairfield Hebrew Academy, located in Greenwich, Conn., provides education for 200 students ranging from kindergarten through the eighth grade. The Academy shares its 19-acre campus with the Greenwich Japanese School, which educates approximately 180 coeds in the same age range. The campus recently invested more than $3 million in capital improvements to restore 16 buildings and upgrade to the latest security and life safety systems.

  • Fire Alarm Transplant Gives Healthcare Facility  Emergency Communications Upgrade

    ​Thirty years ago, Onondaga County in upstate New York, opened the Van Duyn Home & Hospital (VDHH) Residential Health Care Facility. As the only county-run nursing home in Onondaga County, its seven floors and 513 beds offer much-needed care for residents of Syracuse and the surrounding areas. The facility’s property includes one main building, where all residents live, and two small outbuildings for auxiliary services.

  • Fire Alarm/Emergency Communications System  Makes the Grade at Community College

    ​Now that a new fi re alarm and emergency communications system is up and running at Phoenix’s 30-acre GateWay Community College campus, Director of Facilities Charlie Poure can breathe a big sigh of relief.​​

  • Gamewell-FCI E3 Series® Fire System Delivers  for U.S. Postal Service

    ​The USPS (United States Postal Service) Processing and Distribution Center in Dallas, Texas is part of a national network of mechanized bulk mail centers that process first class letters and parcels. This 439,959 square foot facility sorts and routes an average of 4.3 million pieces of mail each day from Dallas out to the entire world.​​​

  • High-Rise Facility Reaps Immediate Benefit from  Gamewell-FCI Fire & Voice Evacuation System

    ​When your facility is comprised of a variety of different entities, each with different safety needs and each governed by unique safety codes, your fire safety system needs to be a quick thinker: both decisive and responsive.​

  • Hospital Receives Healthy Dose of Fire Protection From Consolidated Gamewell-FCI System

    ​Life safety is extremely important in hospital environments due to the large majority of occupants who may not be able to fend for themselves in an evacuation situation. This is especially true of large multiple-building campuses where the lives of hundreds of patients could be in jeopardy if a fire were to go unnoticed for even a small period of time.

  • Improving Fire Safety Behind Bars
    In any large scale correctional institution, fire safety and prevention coupled with early detection can reach the highest level of importance. In some prisons fire has been used in disruptions and riots, and can even be considered a weapon. At the same time the incarcerated population does not have the normal freedom to exit a fire without the assistance and actions of the trained staff in charge of their security and safety.
    The Honeywell Gamewell-FCI S3 network provide immediate (Point Addressable) information directly to each control center annunciator. It was this level of flexibility and security the ultimately provided the prison with everything it needed to help keep staff and inmates safe at all times.
  • Industrial Plant’s Fire Protection, Communications and  Intelligibility Issues Solved

    The Grundfos-Indianapolis manufacturing facility in Indianapolis, Ind., was in need of a fire alarm upgrade. Initially, the plant intended to get a code-compliant, addressable fi re alarm system with horns and strobes for notification, capable of covering the site’s 300,000 square-feet of offices and manufacturing space.​​

  • Lexus Dealer Pursues Fire Protection Perfection

    ​Lexus of North Miami is a Florida-based, high-end auto retailer offering an assortment of elaborate amenities intended to support the lifestyle of the dealership’s patrons. Built and owned by the Craig Zinn Automotive Group of Hollywood, Florida, the five-story, 1.2 million square-foot facility has an estimated construction value of more than $70 million.​​

  • Life Safety System Connects & Protects Growing Assisted Living Complex

    Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads, an upscale, urban residential/healthcare facility located in Falls Church, Virginia, consists of a 360,000 square foot, 12-floor tower where more than 350 retirees conduct their daily lives.​

  • Mass Notification System on Duty at Fort Knox

    ​The severity and frequency of recent occurrences such as Hurricane Katrina, September 11 terrorist attacks, the Oklahoma City bombing, Khobar Tower have led policy-makers in key organizations, as well as state and federal lawmakers, to realize that good planning and an effective means of mass notification can be crucial to the survival of large numbers of people.​​

  • Multi-Million-Dollar Marriott Brings Sophisticated Fire Protection to Downtown Syracuse

    Marriott’s new hotel in Syracuse, N.Y., combines two of the company’s recognized names – Courtyard and Residence Inn. The new hospitality project is the largest non-office entity built in the city in more than 25 years, and sophisticated fire protection is an integral part of its construction.​

  • Northwinds office park in Atlanta

    With time of the essence in any emergency situation, easy access to detailed information is critical to protect the health and safety of the individuals at risk. Most fire alarm systems today are complex and confusing to use, placing undue pressure on the user. An intuitive fire alarm control panel can eliminate dangerous confusion during an emergency, saving precious seconds that could mean the difference between life and death.

  • Oklahoma Blood Institute Banks On Gamewell-FCI

    Voice Evacuation, Expandable Networking, Remote Monitoring and Safe Blood Supply Saves Lives. When a medical emergency develops and people are in need, Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) is there to help, striving to provide the safest and highest quality blood supply, services and health programs.

  • Safe, Stylish and Simple to Install

    The Courtyard Marriott, Buffalo, New York is a stylish five-story hotel in a newly renovated historical building that was previously occupied by the CIA. This landmark project set the ball rolling for a much-needed regeneration program in the Downtown/ Canalside district, and the hotel was designed to impress.U&S Services Inc was on the job!

  • Servicing an Entire School District

    Following a groundbreaking school-board decision, Greece Central School District in New York ruled that the existing fi re alarms in all schools were to be replaced with Honeywell Gamewell-FCI E3 Series® systems. This unique arrangement, affecting all 19 schools, enabled the district to standardize on the E3 Series to ensure a high-quality Honeywell solution provided by their preferred local contractor, West Fire Systems.​

  • Specialized Fire Protection for Special Community

    ​The Sisters of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. Francis built the Clare Woods Academy, a school for children with special needs, as an adjunct to their church in 1968. Thirty-five years later, a portion of their 41-acre grounds was dedicated to the construction of a non-denominational retirement community.​​​

  • SWIFT Wireless Devices Help Perform Elevator Recall at Beach Condos

    The condo complex management team turned to a Gamewell-FCI S3 Series panel with Smart Wireless Integrated Fire Technology (SWIFT) devices to perform the necessary elevator recall functions.

  • There’s No Gamble When it Comes to Life Safety

    ​Racetracks and casinos have something in common: They both serve patrons who enjoy playing the odds and putting their money on the line. But no one wants to gamble when it comes to fire safety. That’s why Oaklawn Racing and Gaming in Hot Springs, Arkansas, has revamped its fire system to ensure that it is doing all it can to protect guests, staff, and property in case of a fire or emergency.​​

  • Trendy Fire Protection for Beverly Hills

    Beverly Hills, California, has been glamorized in countless film and television depictions as the home of the wealthy and the famous. Beyond the glamour, though, it has municipal management issues that are much like those faced by any city.​​