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Security systems popular in fancy homes

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2006

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--Security systems took top billing as the most popular amenity found in million-dollar homes, according to a survey conducted by Coldwell Banker Previews International, the luxury arm of the real estate brokerage firm, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported.

Security Partners joins SFA

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08/01/2006

LANCASTER, Pa.--Security Partners has a new partner, Security First AlarmGroup.

Security Networks secures new capital

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07/01/2006

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.--Industry watchers should expect to see more acquisition and account-purchasing activity from Security Networks in the coming months.

Brink's launches new website

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2006

IRVING, Texas--Residential security giant Brink's Home Security revamped its web site to make it easier to use. The address for the site, www.

Lowitt expands in Long Island

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2006

HICKSVILLE, N.Y.

Covan targets new & existing homes

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07/01/2006

LIVERMORE, Calif.--To expand his business this year, Covan Security president David Coon is targeting specific homebuilders and initiated a marketing campaign aimed at existing homes.

1st Alarm, builders take on construction vandals

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07/01/2006

LUBBOCK, Texas--To combat an unrelenting wave of vandalism at subdivision construction sites, the West Texas Homebuilders Association has turned to video surveillance with the help of a local alarm company.
1st Alarm recently donated and installed a Dedicated Micros DVR system on the grounds of a new 100-home subdivision called Ravenwood, based here.

Burglar Bob's on the loose in neighborhoods everywhere

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2006

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah--Bob Portenier has special expertise in the area of home security. He knows what makes a neighborhood or home attractive to burglars because he used to be one.

Sacramento Police Department honored

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2006

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--ADT Security Services in May honored the Sacramento Police Department for its 14-year participation in a national domestic violence protection program that has helped save the lives of more than 30 battered people nationwide.

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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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