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Emergency communications systems not mainstream—yet

March 26, 2015Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—Providers and integrators of emergency communication systems (ECS) face a number of challenges when trying to establish or grow markets: It's not cheap to expand a fire alarm system into an ECS. Private companies are not required by law to have multi-faceted ECS or mass notification systems (MNS). And it's difficult to get excited about a security system designed for worst-case scenarios that nobody really wants to think about.Some ECS developers remain undeterred. Campus shootings...

Bob Kaczmarek, ECS, emergency communication systems, Farenhyt, Firetron, Honeywell, IHS, Jared Bickenbach, Justin Siller, Loren Schreiber, mass notification systems, MNS, Paul Vautour, Silent Knight, SimplexGrinnell

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Fire Systems Installation

Fire company helps school with low-cost security solution

August 14, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

ESSEX, Conn.—After the shootings last year at a school in Newtown, another Connecticut school district wanted to increase security but had only a limited budget. What to do?The answer was provided by Early Warning Safety Systems, a Silent Knight Farenhyt dealer based here. The company was able to meet the needs of the Stonington school district with a unique low-cost solution that connected the existing fire alarm system to the building intercom and police radio.“The question was how...

Conn., Early Warning Safety Systems, Farenhyt, Honeywell, Jack Lima, Newtown, Silent Knight, SSN, Stonington

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Fire Systems Installation

School vacation = work for fire alarm installers

July 7, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

PLACENTIA, Calif. and OCALA, Fla.—The final bell for students before summer vacation is like a starting bell for fire alarm installers who work in schools. They often only have that time to install a new fire alarm system or retrofit an existing one before students return in the fall. “The vast majority of your work is done during the summer,” Frank Johnson, sales engineer with R.M. Systems of Placentia, Calif., a Silent Knight fire alarm dealer most of whose customers are schools,...

Farenhyt, Frank Johnson, IFP-2000, Jim Orrell, Mid State Fire & Systems, Monte Guerrette, R.M. Systems, Silent Knight, SKE-450

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