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Fire Systems Installation

Calif. sprinkler measure lacks monitoring requirement

January 13, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

PACHECO, Calif.—On Jan. 1 this year, California joined Pennsylvania in becoming the first states in the nation to require the installation of automatic fire sprinkler systems in new one- and two-family homes. John Viniello, president of the National Fire Sprinkler Association, praised the development as a life-saving measure in a recent article in The Wall Street Journal. However, the new requirement in California is unlikely to generate additional business for fire alarm companies because...

Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA), Bay Alarm, Electrical Signal Co., John Viniello, National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA), Pat Egan, Select Security, Shane Clary

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Fire Systems Installation

SSN Newspoll results encourage, surprise

November 10, 2010Tess Nacelewicz

YARMOUTH, Maine—It probably comes as as little surprise that folks who do fire installation as part of their business value training. A recent SSN poll showed that they also think going the extra mile with high-level training, like NICET, is also important. Tom Hammerberg, president and executive director of the Automatic Fire Alarm Association said he found the results encouraging. “It's good to see there are number of people who feel training is important, because it very much is,”...

Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA), Bay Alarm, Fire systems installation, high-level training, NICET, Shane Clary, Tom Hammerberg

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