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Members vote to require sprinkler protection

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

LAS VEGAS--In early June at the NFPA World Safety Conference & Exposition, association members voted to adopt the 2006 edition of NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, which is the first model code in the United States to require automatic sprinkler detection in new one- and two-family dwellings.
The sprinkler provision was added to the code due to the high number recorded residential death in fires each year and the cost-effectiveness of residential sprinklers.

RadioShack calls on Fire System Design for project

By Jeffrey Sanders, managing editor
SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

HURST, Texas--When RadioShack set out to build its new headquarters in Fort Worth, the company had questions about the look and feel of its new fire detection system. Fire Systems Design had the answers.

NFPA announces fire week theme

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SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

QUINCY, Mass.--The National Fire Protection Association announced the theme of Fire Prevention Week 2005, which begins October 9, is candle safety in the home.

Firms release PyroSim

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

MANHATTAN, Kan.--Thunderhead Engineering, in conjunction with Rolf Jensen & Associates, released last month a software package that enhances the features of computer fire model program Fire Dynamics Simulator.

Megacity acquires Crouch

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2005

DAYTON, Ohio--Full-service fire protection firm Megacity Fire Protection acquired Crouch Fire & Safety Products in late February--a deal that expands Megacity Fire's product line, according to the Dayton Business Journal.
The acquisition added $700,000 in annual sales and seven new employees, according to the publication.

Firm's tech used in terrorism drill

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2005

PITTSBURGH--SimplexGrinnell provided fire protection products for a Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness exercise that was conducted here on May 7.
Fire protection piping, valves and fire sprinkler heads from the company were used in a decontamination drill.

Firm studies with BuildingReports.com

System integrator ArCom adds fire alarm reporting service to mix
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06/01/2005

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--ArCom, a systems integrator and fire system installer here, became a provider of BuildingReports.

Engineered Software updates sprinkler program

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2005

LACEY, Wash.--Engineered Software released an upgrade to its flagship Pipe-Flo Professional product.

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