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Title: Radio frequency security system, method for a building facility or the like, and apparatus and methods for remotely monitoring the status of fire extinguishers

A system for remotely monitoring the status of one or more fire extinguishers includes means for sensing at least one parameter of each of the fire extinguishers; means for selectively transmitting the sensed parameters along with information identifying the fire extinguishers from which the parameters were sensed; and means for receiving the sensed parameters and identifying information for the fire extinguisher or extinguishers at a common location. Other systems and methods for remotely monitoring the status of multiple fire extinguishers are also provided.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1] ;  [2]
  1. (Richland, WA)
  2. (Gilroy, CA)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
908327
Report Number(s):
7,081,815
US patent application 10/669,669
DOE Contract Number:
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA
Sponsoring Org:
United States Department of Energy
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English