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USFA to push for home sprinklers

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2003

EMMITSBURG, Md. - Together with fire protection industry officials, an independent federal agency in mid-July released a report detailing a national advocacy strategy for the use of fire suppression and sprinkler systems.

Illinois bill enables townships to levy fire fines

Bill breezes through House and Senate; now awaits governor’s signature
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07/01/2003

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - A bill granting Illinois townships the same rights as other municipalities regarding the imposition of fines for false fire alarms was awaiting the signature of Gov.

Sprinkler tax legislation gains sponsors

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07/01/2003

WASHINGTON - A host of members of the U.S.

Fire alarm and sprinkler monitoring standard updated by UL Canada

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07/01/2003

MARKHAM, Ontario - A new standard aimed to raise the bar on the monitoring of fire alarm and sprinkler systems in Canada is now going through the final Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada approval process.

Known as CAN/ULC S561, the standard has already been through myriad committees and review processes over the past few years.

Neighboring companies find synergies in their differences

One brings fire, the other traditional security expertise
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07/01/2003

WOBURN, Mass. - Two neighboring life safety and security companies, each with a different focus, recently joined forces to tap into the other’s expertise.

Tax exemption sought for fire products in Pa.

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07/01/2003

HARRISBURG, Pa. - In early June, legislation that would exempt fire safety equipment from being taxed had yet to report out of Pennsylvania’s House Committee on Finance, where it was introduced April 8.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2003

Fire Systems Design wins federal contract

FORT WORTH, Texas - A Notifier distributor has been awarded a contract for the installation of a Notifier AFP-640 fire alarm system network in the Fritz Lanham Federal Building here.

Fire Systems Design will retrofit the fire system to install multiple fire alarm control panels networked together, including voice evacuation and ADA-compliant visual signal annunciators.

Delaware enacts fire legislation

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2003

DOVER, Del. - Gov.

Wyoming adopts trio of NFPA codes

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2003

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - State officials here adopted the current editions of three codes from the National Fire Protection Association to create a unified code across the state.

Hughes Associates expands Colorado site

Construction boom around Denver fosters the growth, including adding an engineer
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06/01/2003

BROOMFIELD, Colo. - Fire protection engineering firm Hughes Associates has expanded its regional office to keep up with demand for its services in the greater Denver and Rocky Mountain region, thanks to a boom here in construction.

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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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