Our HomeLINK Environmental Sensors are now available! Find out more about our latest innovation in home life safety

Aico TV: Episode 22

28th October 2021 | 2.00 - 3.00 pm

Learn More
1
Days
18
Hours
57
Minutes
52
Seconds

Aico donates alarms to Scottish Veterans Charity

Written by:
Alex Garmston
Posted On:
26th April 2017
Category:
Charity

Aico has donated Heat and Multi-Sensor Fire Alarms to the Scottish Veterans’ Garden City Association (SVGCA), a charity that has been housing disabled veterans in Scotland for over a century.

Operating as a private not for profit Scottish charitable landlord, SVGCA houses the greatest number of disabled veterans in the UK.  It works closely with Scottish Local Authorities, Legion Scotland and the Army Personnel Recovery Centre to help those transitioning from the Armed Forces due to injury.  It currently owns 642 houses in 76 locations across Scotland.

In Dunfermline SVGCA owns eleven properties in a single street that had been fitted with Smoke Alarms to category LD3 Grade D protection (mains powered alarms with a battery back up, installed to cover escape routes).  Because of the nature of the tenants, many of whom are elderly and have reduced mobility, a higher level of protection is desirable.  However, as a charity the SVGCA has to carefully manage and direct its resources.

Moffat Electrical Projects, employed by the SVGCA, identified the need for increased fire protection and approached Aico to see if the company would consider donating alarms to bring the fire system up to category LD2 Grade D, which means more alarms per property to cover escape routes and high risk areas.  Aico was more than happy to help and donated its latest Ei2110e Multi-Sensors and Heat Alarms, which were installed free of charge by Moffat in the living area and kitchen of each property.

Aico’s mains powered Multi-Sensor Fire Alarm, Ei2110e, contains two sensor types, optical and heat, using intelligent software to provide the best response to all fire types and reduces potential false alarms which can be distressing for occupants.

All alarms in the property were interconnected by Moffat using Aico’s award winning RadioLINK wireless alarm interconnection technology, ensuring the alarms are heard throughout the property.  RadioLINK allows alarms in the property to communicate with each other using Radio Frequency (RF) signals rather than hard wiring.  As Steven Simpson, Electrical Supervisor at Moffat Electrical Products explains: “this reduces the mess and disruption that can be caused when the alarms are being fitted”.

Moffat Electrical Projects in Dunfermline has a well established relationship with Aico, having used Aico alarms for many years and being Expert Installer trained.  Aico’s industry recognised Expert Installer scheme provides the information and training necessary to achieve a successful and effective Smoke Alarm installation and has trained over 12,000 contractors to date.

Related News

View all News and Events
AccountabilityAirplane arrow_downArrow Left Arrow Right audiobattery bedroom-fill bedroom bell blocks book_open books bulb calendar-time calendar cart Error circle-validclock cloud-upload cloud comments crossdata_download detectorsdining-room-fill document download-thin download exclamation filter fire-cloud firegarage-fill garagegatewayGroup-385guaranteegw-dashboard-red gw-doc-red gw-notifications-red gw-property gw-reduce gw-smartlink-red gw-time-red gw-wifi-red hallway-fill hallwayshand-heart hash headset hobicon-digital icon-easi-fit icon-sensor icon-switch icon-wireless key kitchen-fill kitchenlanding-fill landingslaptop launch living-room-fill living-roomloan location-pin loft-fill loftnetwork no-cable opening_times Passionpeople Phone play position-pin pound-sign power presentation reading real-estate Safer-Communitiessalary savings search settings Share-Geniusshare sheild smoke-alarm social_facebooksocial_googleplussocial_instagramsocial_linkedin_altsocial_linkedinsocial_pinterestsocial-share social-tiktoklogo-twitter-glyph-32social-youtube spanner stairstail-left tail-right Team-Workticktrash Trustupdate-phone user warning-sign wifi-protected