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Council candidates contemplate sprinklers for old buildings

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10/22/2013

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—In the wake of a devastating six-alarm fire Oct. 17 at an apartment building here, City Council candidates are thinking of ways to encourage owners of older buildings to retrofit the structures with fire sprinklers.

State Systems adds sprinkler division

Company says sprinkler services answer customers’ demand for ‘one-stop shopping’
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05/05/2011

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—State Systems, a provider of life safety and security systems based here, has joined a small but growing trend in the industry: the addition of fire sprinkler division.

PA fire sprinkler measure under attack

But NFSA predicts eventual requirement of sprinklers in new homes
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03/10/2011

PATTERSON, N.Y.—A new Pennsylvania law requiring automatic fire sprinkler systems in all new one- and two-family homes as of Jan. 1 was battling for survival this week in the General Assembly.

Super-regional aims to increase RMR with sprinklers

Select Security adds new sprinkler division
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12/09/2010

LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, a super-regional based here, has done something out of the ordinary: It recently acquired a fire sprinkler company and turned it into Select Security’s new sprinkler division.
Company president Patrick Egan said Select Security’s purchase of Fire Systems Inc. of Ephrata, Pa. is unusual for a security company, but makes good business sense. It will lead to new sprinkler and alarm customers for Select Security, and generate additional RMR as the company takes over the annual inspections required for sprinkler systems, Egan said.