Johnson Controls offers open-protocol FireClass fire detection technology 


Unveils an open-protocol, easy-to-install digital solution

Designed to appeal to both end-users and installers to deliver safety, security and choice across industries

 Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, offers an alternative approach to fire detection through its FireClass range, a class of open-protocol fire detection products, and seen as a step away from its previously perceived perception in the market of only offering managed or closed-protocol systems. FireClass consists of a comprehensive range of industry-approved products for use in commercial, residential, corporate, retail, leisure, care home, and manufacturing and warehouse environments to make spaces safer and more secure in the event of a fire.   

Johnson Controls FireClass is the culmination of digital fire detection technology built on over 50 years of dedication and performance. It uses the latest fire detection technology and is packaged in an easy-to-install, out-of-the-box, and digitally open-protocol solution with ISO 9001-2000 quality registrations and major international performance standards and approvals.   

“Opening up our fire detection portfolio by offering open-protocol with FireClass solidifies our commitment to providing a flexible approach to safety in the places and spaces that surround us. We pride ourselves on having an acute understanding of fire safety and protection and these product innovations are based on our knowledge of customer needs to make our places safer and more secure.” said Adam Norris, Head of Product Management at Johnson Controls. “Our mission is to advance safety by finding smarter ways to save lives, improve businesses and protect where people live and work. Individually, each product represents the highest levels of research, development and proven performance, but together, they add up to most encompassing source of protection a customer will find.”  

The FireClass product range was specifically designed to provide the most effective and efficient system for the environment and for those responsible for installing and maintaining the system. Open protocol for fire detection, open choice for the future.  

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