About The Buff Project
The Buff Project was creation of Brian Mullen, a second generation City Firefighter, to make every family more secure, knowledgeable, and excited about fire safety.
His goal is simple, get more smoke alarms in homes by making smoke alarms COOL! By making Smoke Alarms cool and movingawayfromafear based model to a Cool and Fun model, The Buff Project will catapult safety awareness by making the one thing in our homes that can save our lives, visible, fashionable and talked about by kids and adults alike.
WHAT IS THE BUFF
In the early 1900’s, when NYC was burning in the 5 points area of New York City… residents resolved to help the dedicated firefighters with the overwhelming work. These knowledgeable and enthusiastic residents, Volunteers, huddled outside the firehouses to be available immediately as these frequent fires occurred. The firehouse personnel affectionately called these helpers “Buffs” in respect to the buffalo skins they wore in the winter months to keep warm.
“Fire is Everyone’s Fight™ is a movement that grew out of the work done by Vision 20/20, a nation-wide organization composed of the USA’s top fire protection professionals that’s designed to unite the fire service and many others in a collaborative effort to reduce home fire injuries, deaths and property loss.” It invites fire departments, safety advocates,
We’ve mastered the science of fire protection. USI (Universal Security Instruments, Inc.) makes the most innovative home protection solutions available today. Since our founding in 1969, we’ve become one of the largest manufacturers of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in the world. We hold 11 patents on detection technologies, based on our proprietary research into the science of fire and fire detection. Our state-of-the-art production facilities are ISO9001 certified, a
Fire Detectors are required by law to be properly placed in every room. We are all responsible to keep each other safe. Smoke Detectors are a critical part of saving lives. Fires cannot always be prevented, but we can prevent unnecessary loss of life by having adequate working detectors in our homes, dormitories, offices,