Patent Number: 7,102,529

Title: System and method for suppressing the spread of fire and various contaminants

Abstract: Systems and methods for suppressing the spread of fire, fire-related toxins, and other biological and chemical hazards are disclosed. In embodiments of the present invention a controller shuts off the flow of electrical current to the fan of a residential heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system in response to an electrical signal emitted by a detector, such as a smoke, heat, or biochemical detector. Embodiments of the present invention may include a variety of additional features as well, including a notification device and an electrical panel shut off.

Inventors: Whitney; Paul (Lynchburg, VA)

Assignee: Firekiller Technologies

International Classification: G08B 17/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018