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 UnderwritersÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ 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.
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.
CHARDON, Ill. - After five years in business, a small, four-man sprinkler fabrication and installation shop here has revamped its company image with the introduction of a new name and some professional marketing materials to promote its new identity.
Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?