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P.A.C. Systems scores with services

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08/01/2005

ARLINGTON, Texas--After years of riding the rollercoaster economy of the Dallas/Fort Worth market, P.A.

Baltimore area requires sprinklers

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SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2005

BALTIMORE--In late June, Carroll County officials voted to require sprinkler systems in new single-family homes starting in 2006, reported the Baltimore Sun.
The area becomes the first county in the Baltimore area to have the requirement and only the third in the entire state.

Accurate Fire hits the bull's eye

Company relocates due to increase in opportunities in fire and security
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08/01/2005

DAYTON, Ohio--Shortly after adding security products into the fold, Accurate Fire relocated to a larger office last month and expects to do the same, again, next spring.
The company remains based here after the move, upgrading to 2,000 square feet from 1,500 square feet.

Village adds sprinkler requirement

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2005

LIBERTYVILLE, Ohio--A revision to the village building code here calls for fire suppression sprinklers to be installed for any remodeling job involving more than half the structure, reported the Daily Herald.
Currently, any renovation that exceeds 25 percent of the building's assessed valuation must be have a suppression system, but the paper reported that cost estimates had a way of coming in just under that figure.

Vote to require sprinklers in homes is an initiative 15 years in the making

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08/01/2005

QUINCY, Mass.--Members of the National Fire Protection Association voted to adopt the 2006 edition of NFPA 101, Life Safety Code in June at the organization's annual conference in Las Vegas--the first model code in the country to require automatic sprinkler detection in new one- and two-family homes.

Board extends sprinkler deadline

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2005

PROVIDENCE, R.I.

Partnering for program

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2005

PITTSBURGH--Vector Security announced a partnership with Kidde and regional ABC television affiliate WNEP-TV in mid-June, which was designed to distribute 10,000 smoke alarms to needy families within 17 Northeastern Pennsylvania counties through regional fire departments, and to provide fire and carbon monoxide prevention information to viewers.
Through the program, entitled "Operation Save a Life," smoke alarms are being provided by Kidde, a manufacturer of fire safety products.

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.

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