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California first to adopt new codes

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2003

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California state officials in late July adopted the National Fire Protection Association’s newest building and fire codes, which will provide the basis for the state’s own building and fire codes.

Sprinkler tax bill clears hurdle

Companion legislation to bill introduced in Senate
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09/01/2003

WASHINGTON - A piece of legislation that seeks to offer tax incentives for the installation of automation fire sprinkler systems has found its Capitol Hill companion in a bill that was introduced in August to the Senate.

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SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2003

AFAA names new executive director

LAKE MARY, Fla. - Thomas Hammerberg, former vice president, education for the Automatic Fire Alarm Association, has been named president/executive director of the association, following the death of the group’s executive director, Larry Neibauer, in late June.

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SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2003

Sprinklers proposed for homes

MONTGOMERY, Md. - Council members here in late July submitted legislation that would require built-in fire sprinkler systems in all new residential structures in the county.

Connecticut nursing home bill for sprinkler systems dies in Senate

Fatal fire prompted attempt to strengthen rules
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08/01/2003

HARTFORD, Conn. - A bill requiring all Connecticut nursing home facilities to install an automatic fire extinguishing system by July 1, 2005, failed to make it out of the Senate following passage within the state’s House of Representatives.

Hughes Assoc. adds Kleinsorg Group as subsidiary

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08/01/2003

BALTIMORE - Fire protection design and consulting group Hughes Associates Inc. has joined forces with The Kleinsorg Group, a California-based fire protection, risk management and engineering firm specializing in the energy and power industries, under a merger deal that makes The Kleinsorg Group a wholly owned subsidiary of Hughes.

Sprinkler system firm relocates to larger facility

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08/01/2003

WATERBURY, Conn. - Superior Fire Protection, a 5-year-old fire sprinkler system company, was scheduled to move to larger headquarters this month in a 16,500-square-foot building in Naugatuck, Conn.

More House members sign onto HR 1824

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2003

WASHINGTON - Six additional members of the U.S House of Representatives have signed on to HR 1824, a bill that seeks to provide tax incentives for the installation of automatic sprinkler systems, according to the American Fire Sprinkler Association.

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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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