AudioLINK CO alarms specified for bespoke housing association

  • 14 Jul 2015

First Choice provides bespoke housing for vulnerable adults, many of whom have physical or learning disabilities.

Having been one of the first in Wales to install CO alarms in its properties, the housing association was recently invited to Ei Electronics’ manufacturing facility to see the development of Ei’s new AudioLINK CO alarm technology.

AudioLINK technology

First Choice opted for Aico’s Ei208 CO alarm with in-built AudioLINK data extraction technology. AudioLINK allows for real time data to be extracted via the alarm’s sounder to a tablet or smartphone.

The data is converted into an Alarm Status report, displaying information about the alarm and detection levels of CO which can be emailed or stored for future reference.

Up to four Aico AudioLINK CO alarms will be installed throughout all of First Choice properties as a standard specification.

CO detectors

The Aico CO alarms were specified based on a number of key features, including their ease of installation, ability to interconnect with other alarms, ten year lifespan and AudioLINK technology.

First Choice Housing Association Maintenance Manager, Andrew Mouncher, comments:

“I have worked in the RSL sector for many years and within this time I have experienced CO detectors activating on several occasions. 

“If I had then the information that I can download for this new generation of CO detectors I am sure all involved would have been better equipped to provide a more targeted response. Coupled with these safeguards is the ability to accurately monitor testing and any unauthorised tampering.”

Aico,
Mile End Business Park,
Maesbury Road,
Oswestry,
Shropshire,
United Kingdom,
SY10 8NN

Phone: 01691 664 100
Fax: 01691 664 111

Visit Aico's website

Leave a Reply

Latest news

GAI

New GAI guides launched to help specifiers navigate current industry issues

Three new GAI guides have been published to make specifiers aware of the additional hardware considerations needed for projects with additional hygiene, sustainability and connectivity requirements.

Posted in Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Continuing Professional Development (CPD's), Innovations & New Products, Publications

GGF

GGF hails groundbreaking success

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) Members’ Week has been hailed a great success by members, guests and staff alike, as the Federation broke new ground to deliver the industry’s first major virtual event.

Posted in Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Exhibitions and Conferences, Glass, Glazing, Information Technology, Posts, Seminars, Training, Windows

Selectaglaze

Converted warehouse into luxury living with Selectaglaze secondary glazing

Selectaglaze fitted four noise reducing secondary glazing units in a luxury residential property in a converted warehouse in East London.

Posted in Acoustics, Noise & Vibration Control, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Case Studies, Glass, Glazing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Windows

ASSA ABLOY