Leadership

THE STORAGE BATTERY

Issue 16 and Volume 24.

THE STORAGE BATTERY ON several occasions, when in conversation with chief engineers and superintendents of fire alarm, the matter of battery has been considered; the question “Have you a storage battery?” has been asked, and also my opinion of the storage battery for fire alarm. Not having any reliable data to which I could refer, I have usually replied, I am not quite ready to make the change; I am watching the results in other places.” Wishing to obtain information, and haying the possible adoption of the storage battery in view, I have collected a few facts and figures, and your topic committee has asked me to present thorn to you at this time. I demurred for a time before complying with the request, being well aware that there were members of this association far better able to handle this subject. I suggested the names of the gentlemen I had…

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