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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

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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.

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.

Firms release PyroSim

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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.

Co. builds engineered systems div.

The Protection Bureau expands division to be able to offer a variety of services to clients
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07/01/2005

EXTON, Pa.--Looking to build its business by offering a full line of services, The Protection Bureau began expanding its engineered systems division in mid-May.

Proposal seeks to amend fire code

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SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

PROVIDENCE, R.I.

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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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