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Huron Capital's Sciens Building Solutions acquires Critical System Solutions

August 5, 2019SSN Staff

DETROIT—Operationally focused private equity firm Huron Capital announced its fire service and integrated solutions ExecFactor platform Sciens Building Solutions has acquired St. Petersburg, Fla.-based Critical System Solutions (CSS), a full-service provider of comprehensive life safety systems and products. Founded in 2005, CSS specializes in the design, installation and maintenance of fire detection, security, access control and sprinkler systems, and serves the commercial, retail, industrial,...

Critical Systems Solutions, fire and life safety, fire safety, Huron Capital, Jim Mahoney, Sciens Building Solutions, Terry Heath

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Revisiting fire alarms for children with special needs

April 20, 2015Amy Canfield

STILLWATER, Okla.—Current fire alarms work fine for the general population, but they can cause big problems for students with special needs and for teachers who are charged with safely evacuating them.Alternative methods would work better, according to Bryan Hoskins, assistant professor in the Department of Fire Protection and Safety Engineering at Oklahoma State University. Hoskins has been studying the issue. His report, “Fire Alarms and At-Risk Populations: Information from Literature...

Bryan Hoskins, fire safety, Oklahoma State University, Special Education

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Honeywell adds Vermont company to dealer network

June 13, 2013SSN Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell has added Countryside Lock & Alarms, based in Mt. Holly, Vt., to its First Alert Professional Dealer program, according to a company statement. Countryside provides a range of security and life safety solutions to families and businesses in New England. The company specializes in fire and burglar alarms, access control solutions and video surveillance systems. Countryside also offers control of cameras, Z-Wave thermostats, lights and shades with Honeywell's Tuxedo Touch...

CCTV, Countryside Lock & Alarms, fire safety, Honeywell, intrusion detection, Physical Security

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