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ULC SQ 561 confuses in Canada

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02/01/2007

MONTREAL--ULC SQ 561, a standard issued by the Underwriter Laboratories Canada, with an effective date of June 2007, has become a cause of concern among many ULC-listed central station owners in Canada. Malcolm Pesner, of Sentinel Alarm in Montreal, said, "In my personal opinion, this is going to be a disaster.

Washington Alarm Earns Five-Diamond Certification

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SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2007

SEATTLE--Washington Alarm, a full-service alarm company in the Pacific Northwest, was awarded Five Diamond Certification by the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA).
To achieve Five Diamond Certification, every Washington Alarm operator had to pass the Level 1 training course and had to demonstrate proficiency in alarm verification, communications with the Public Service Answering Points, emergency preparedness, knowledge of electronic communications equipment including radio, and an understanding of the codes and standards of Underwriters Laboratories, and the NFPA, among others.

DMP signs on for CP-01 compliance

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02/01/2007

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--Digital Monitoring Products announced on Dec.

UControl's new home security service

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SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2007

AUSTIN, Texas--UControl launched on Jan. 15 its next-generation home security service that provides redundant connectivity and security.

Armstrong: SQ561-ready

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02/01/2007

DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia--When Armstrong Security decided to buy the entire facility its central station is housed in, it made sure the building complied with the new SQ561 Standard. "The new standards that have to be implemented by June of 2007 .

ADS's new headquarters

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01/01/2007

NASHVILLE--ADS Security moved its Nashville headquarters to an 18,000-square-foot building in order to accommodate the growth the company has experienced over the past decade, and in anticipation of future expansion.
Said Mel Mahler, president and chief executive officer of ADS, "We moved nine years ago, a mile and a half from here.

HSM unveils new customer service center

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SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2007

PLYMOUTH, Minn.--HSM Electronic Protection Services held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new and fully operational ProtectionNet Customer Service Center on Dec.

DICE's new client care department

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SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2007

BAY CITY, Mich.--DICE Corporation reorganized its support and project management staff to form the DICE Client Care Department, announced on Dec.

Ben Cornett receives CSAA's 2006 Lott Award

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SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2007

ROME, Italy--The Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) announced that Ben Cornett, president and chief executive officer of Honeywell Security, received the 2006 Stanley C. Lott Award in recognition of his support and leadership throughout his many years of involvement with CSAA.

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