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Landmark fire ordinance passes in Chicago

Proposal, stalled for more than one year, to become law after devastating fire in high-rise building
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01/01/2005

CHICAGO - The Chicago Building Committee has approved an ordinance that requires all commercial high-rise buildings to have fully installed sprinkler systems by 2016, with at least one-third of each building updated every four years starting this month. But the measure leaves out any such requirement for residential buildings.

UTC boosts its offer for Kidde plc

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2005

HARTFORD, Conn. - United Technologies Corp.

Partnership opens doors to fire jobs for ISS

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01/01/2005

MIAMI - A year and one half after becoming a strategic partner of Edwards Systems Technology, Integrated Security Systems has increased revenue from fire installations by 50 percent.

The company expected to close with $400,000 in revenue from fire installations in 2003, and foresees ending this coming year with $1 million on that side of its business, according to Michael Smith, director of sales and marketing.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2005

Prince Edward Island adopts latest NFPA safety codes

QUINCY, Mass. - The National Fire Protection Association announced that the Province of Prince Edward Island has adopted the 2003 edition of NFPA 1, Uniform Fire Code and the 2003 Edition of NFPA 101, Life Safety Code.

Northwest fire company moves up in the world

With business growth, comes a new office for Fire Protection Inc.
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01/01/2005

SEATTLE - After experiencing increased business over the past two years, Fire Protection Inc. has moved into a new space, three times the size of its previous location.

There’s safety in numbers

Company’s partners are secret of success
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01/01/2005

SEATTLE - When Fire Protection Inc. moved into a new office in the fourth quarter of 2004 (see related story), the move wasn’t just business driven.

Sprinklers always a tough sell, company exec says

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01/01/2005

CHICAGO - For Barry Waterman, president of Acme Sprinkler Service Co. based here, fire sprinklers are an important life safety measure that is often overlooked due to the supposed cost of installation and equipment.

City discusses rental license program

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12/01/2004

SUPERIOR, Wis. - The city of Superior is considering a program that would enable officials to inspect apartment buildings for fire violations beyond common areas.

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SSN News Poll November 2014

The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association's CEDIA Expo is a home technology trade show with products and training related to audio, video, control, security and networking—and it's growing. CEDIA says the 2014 event, held Sept. 10-13 in Denver, had more than 18,500 attendees, an increase of 3 percent, and floor space increased 14 percent for the 480 exhibitors. But is this show growing in importance for the security industry? Tell us what you think.

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