"Smoke detectors save lives and we
encourage people to install them as much as possible" Said Bert Brugghemans, the
spokesperson for the Fire Service Network, the umbrella organisation of all the Flemish
Starting from 1 January 2020,
smoke detectors will be required by law in every house in Flanders, Belgium. The obligation
is meant to reduce a large number of house fire deaths in Flanders.
alarm that tells you there's a fire nearby is a great, but a smart smoke alarm that notifies
you there's a fire no matter where you are is even better! They provide additional peace of
mind , especially when you have a rental property or travel frequently. Here is everything
you need to know about this life-saving device from BeeSecure: BEE-SD Smoke Detector.
Photoelectronic smoke detector
There are two types of smoke
detector in general use for home smoke alarms: ionization and photoelectronic. These two
types of smoke detectors sense the presence of smoke differently. Ionization smoke
alarms are quicker to respond to fast-burning fires. But photoelectric smoke alarms, on
the other hand, are quicker to react to smoldering fires. We cannot say that one type is
better than another because every fire is different. BeeSecure Smoke Detector is
certified according to the European standard EN14604: 2005.
with typical of 10 Year Service Life
battery-powered wireless smoke detector allows for easy installation of an
interconnected alarming system without the high cost or hassle of rewiring your home.
There are two types of batteries operate the BEE-SD, one is built-in the smoke detector
with unique 10 year battery time (non- replaceable), which means the product's entire
service life. No more hunting down midnight chirps since you do not need to think about
replacing the battery for a decade! Also, with built-in battery, you don't have to worry
about your tenant modify or uninstall your smoke detector battery and cause potential
fire risk to your rental property. The other batteries powers up the ZigBee Wireless
base for intercommunication with other connected smart devices. The ZigBee Wireless base
uses 2X CR14505 batteries with average 3 year service time, replacable.
It is important to examine
your life-saving device at least once a month. Instead of standing on a chair to push
the test button from the ceiling- simply click "Self-Check" Button from BeeSecure App
anywhere to mitigate all risks that comes with under-performing device, including
battery issue, the device malfunction, or connection problem.
False Alarm from the App
You can silence the
BeeSecure smoke detector from the app, when it is turned out to be a false alarm or at
non-emergency situation. After the "Mute" feature is enabled, the smoke detector will be
silent for 9 minutes. If smoke is still detected, the siren will be activated again and
notification will be triggered.
The BeeSecure smoke detector
alerts you on your smartphone when its battery level is below 25% and indicate which
battery is low and what you need to do. When the detector's battery is approaching the
end of its 10-year lifespan , you need to replace the device. When the ZigBee Base
battery is low, replace with official CR14505 batteries.
When you are frequent
traveller or want to add extra set of eyes to secure the safety of your property from
fire risks, you can share the BeeSecure Smoke Detector with your family or neighbours.
So they can check it out or call the fire department.