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ICC okays electronic monitors

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2004

ROCKLAND, Mass. - Further validating its business model, MIJA announced that the International Code Council has amended its International Fire Code to allow the use of electronic monitoring devices, such as those produced by MIJA, to supplement 30-day interval inspections.

Jade’s fire business to rival alarm side

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07/01/2004

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With interest in fire-related services growing, traditional alarm firm Jade Alarm Co.

NAFED issues its top award

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2004

CHICAGO - Norb Makowka was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the National Association of Fire Equipment Distributors’ conference. The award is given to those who have made contributions to the association and industry.

Calgary Fire Dept. to take over monitoring

Adds own monitoring center for fire calls, promises to not compete with private stations
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06/01/2004

CALGARY, Alberta - The Calgary Fire Department is moving ahead with plans to establish its own monitoring center for fire calls, promising to work with private industry and not compete against it.
“We’re not trying to jump in there and push anyone out of the way,” said John Conley, public information officer for the Calgary Fire Department.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2004

Tenn. okays smoke detectors for elderly care facilities
NASHVILLE, Tenn.

Proactive approach prompts growth

Fire Systems Design workforce dramatically increases a year later
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06/01/2004

HURST, Texas - A year after embarking on a marketing plan to boost business, Fire Systems Design is realizing the fruits of its labor with a substantial increase in fire installations and a workforce that has nearly doubled in size.

The Notifier distributor employs 35 people, up from 20 employees a year ago, with projects that keep crews busy nearly around the clock.

Michigan Governor signs law requiring smoke detectors

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06/01/2004

LANSING, Mich. - A new set of laws requiring all pre-1974 housing units in Michigan to install smoke alarms moved through the Legislature and went into effect in early May with no opposition or input from installation and monitoring companies.

Tyco unveils Ansul Sapphire fire suppression products

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2004

NEW YORK - Tyco Fire & Security, a division of Tyco International that designs, manufacturers, installs and services electronic security systems, fire protection, detection and suppression systems, has rolled out the Ansul Sapphire Fire Suppression Systems for use in areas that house items such as artifacts and electronic equipment and other valuable objects.

The Ansul Sapphire System includes a water-like chemical that quickly evaporates and is based on 3M Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid.

NFPA to consolidate meetings in 2005

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2004

QUINCY, Mass. - In March, the board of directors of the National Fire Protection Association voted to consolidate the NFPA’s Fall Education Conference into its World Conference and Safety Exposition.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2004

Three appointed to Fire Protection Research Foundation

QUINCY, Mass. - The National Fire Protection Association has appointed three trustees to the Fire Protection Research Foundation.

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SSN News Poll September 2014

Some new door-knocking scams recently prompted the Electronic Security Association to update its code of ethics to specifically ban them. Also, ADT this summer is offering up to $25,000 to whistleblowers who expose security companies that train sales teams to use deceptive selling techniques. What do you think are the best ways to combat door-to-door sales scams?

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