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70 Children Poisoned by CO

By | AGS, American Gas Safety, Fire & Environment Safety, Laboratory Control

Once again we are reminded of the dangers of CO poisoning. 70 Children and their teachers harmed by the buildup of CO in their classrooms. The faulty appliance or flue is still yet to be determined, but with readings of over 200ppm at the time of evacuation they are all lucky to get out without any long term serious effects.

Read the full article here: http://trib.in/1kfiwDc

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Phil Velasquez / Chicago Tribune

American Gas Safety has adaptable solutions for detecting CO, all with built in connectivity to sound alarms, shut off gas and fuel supplies, interact with BMS and BAS systems.

This is why we are here, to protect our children, families and communities from harmful gases.

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Or call the Sales Solutions team at (727)608-4375

Adaptable by Design

By | AGS, American Gas Safety, Fire & Environment Safety, Kitchen Interlock

One of the best things about the Merlin 1000S system is it’s adaptable use. Once it is understood that it is basically a gas isolation panel with a built in pressure test facility the applications for it’s use multiply.

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The latest application we have come across is the new trend for restaurant fire pits. Using the Merlin 1000S you can give the restaurant a lockable control panel for the fire pit. Allowing only authorized staff to operate the gas supply. The panel will check that the control tap is in the closed position before allowing the gas to be supplied. The Merlin 1000S also continually tests the incoming supply pressure to make sure the flame can not be blown out be gusts of wind. The ability to knock of the gas via a EM stop button is linked in and any number of remote buttons can be added. Read More

Big Chill

By | AGS, American Gas Safety, Fire & Environment Safety

It’s that time of year again. The wind has changed direction and with it comes the frost and the snow. It maybe early this year and it may have taken you by surprise but now is the time to act. Get your boiler serviced, check you flue for blockages and protect yourself and your family from unforeseen dangers. Read More

We’re going to Miami !

By | AGS, American Gas Safety, Laboratory Control

Next week see the start of the AIA Florida chapter annual conference and trade show. Centered on the theme “Creating Community” and being held at the Trump National Doral Miami Resort, the convention committee has brought together a unique set of programs and speakers to explore the connections between architecture and our communities. The lead speaker is AIA National President-Elect, Elizabeth Chu Richter, FAIA who will discuss the place of architecture in our changing world. She will be joined by Steve Dumez, FAIA of Eskew+Dumez+Ripple will who will share how their New Orleans-based firm developed a community-focused culture that earned them recognition as the 2014 AIA National Firm of the Year and Ellen Dunham-Jones, AIA, co-author of Retrofitting Suburbia; Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs, will be on hand to present timely insight into the creation of community assets that promote healthy and sustainable living through architecture. Read More