WASHINGTON - Dignitaries visiting Washington as the official guest of the President will have little idea of the whirlwind fire installation project that a local fire design firm recently completed to upgrade the life safety system at the Blair House.
The project, which was conducted by Antronnix, was completed in three days with two shifts of 16 installers each, normally a job that would have taken three to five weeks.
QUINCY, Mass. - Proposed standards from the National Fire Protection Association that would for the first time regulate the security industry under the NFPAÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s purview are now available for public review as part ofÃ‚Â the associationÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s code setting process.
JENSEN BEACH, Fla. - A sprinkler shop here is morphing into a comprehensive fire contractor, thanks in part to its joining the ranks of NotifierÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Engineered Systems Distributor program, a distributorship that company officials expect will kickstart an alarm division already poised for growth.
WESTMINSTER, Mass. - Fire and systems integrator SimplexGrinnell announced in late September that it had secured a new agreement with the United States General Services Administration that will make the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s maintenance and repair services available to federal agencies.
HURST, Texas - The Republic Group of Insurance Companies has selected Fire Systems Design, a Notifier distributor based here, to serve as the contractor for the retrofit fire alarm installation in the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 314,000 square foot headquarters in Dallas.
The new system will include a Notifier AM-2020 fire alarm control panel with remote audio paging capabilities and multiple XPIQ transponders distributed throughout the building for audio amplification.
MONTPELIER, Vt. - City lawmakers here have drafted an ordinance that would require all buildings in the cityÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s downtown area to be fitted with a fire sprinkler system after a fire leveled a building in that section of the city in May, according to The Barre Times/Montpelier Argus.
Tess talks to Carter Rierson, founder and president of Best Defense Security & Fire Protection, on the need for emergency communications systems in schools in light of school shootings and other emergencies. He advocates a multitiered approach and calls on fire and security manufacturers to work together to come up with ECS solutions that combine the best security and fire technologies.