Silent Knight Introduces Fire Alarm Monitoring System

NORTHFORD, Conn., November 21, 2011 – Silent Knight by Honeywell (NYSE: HON) introduces a dynamic fire alarm monitoring system designed to simplify the management and maintenance of multiple fire alarms and speed response to emergency events.

The Farenhyt IFP-NET-3 displays detailed, floor-by-floor layouts of protected facilities and their fire alarm systems. As many as 200 Farenhyt and Silent Knight fire alarms can be tied together using an existing Ethernet – no extra fiber or wire required – which allows multiple sites in a large geographic area to be monitored from one location.

Real-time fire alarm status and event information can be viewed on one or more PCs programmed with the intuitive, Microsoft® Windows®-based IFP-NET-3 software.

When an event occurs, such as a smoke detector in alarm, the IFP-NET-3 display immediately zooms to the facility’s affected area and the device in alarm.

To speed emergency response, detailed information about the fire alarm event is provided, along with any pre-programmed instructions such as what to do or who to alert, all of which can be simultaneously  emailed to key personnel.

The IFP-NET-3 monitoring system’s graphics can be easily customized
with icons and information tags to indicate hazardous material storage, occupants requiring additional assistance and other noteworthy areas.

Specific information can also be stored to direct IFP-NET-3 operators on how to respond and who to notify during different events such as a fire versus a gas leak versus a general maintenance alarm.

A lengthy log of historical information, including all emergency events and maintenance alerts, will provide facility managers valuable insight on potential issues, helping to avoid false alarms and make an extensive network of fire alarms much easier to maintain.

Ideal applications for IFP-NET-3 monitoring systems include school campuses, healthcare facilities, industrial sites, government buildings and other commercial sites comprising multiple systems. The IFP-NET-3 can even monitor Silent Knight and Farenhyt fire alarm systems in remote locations across the U.S.

More detailed information on the IFP-NET-3 is available on To get in touch with a local Farenhyt Engineered Systems Distributor, contact a Silent Knight regional sales manager.

About Silent Knight

Silent Knight, part of the Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Life Safety Group, designs and manufactures commercial fire alarm and life safety systems. Its broad portfolio of products is available through security equipment distribution and a nationwide network of authorized Farenhyt Distributors.

Founded in 1961, Silent Knight’s manufacturing operations are based in the United States.

About Honeywell International

Honeywell International ( is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell’s shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges.  

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