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New NFPA leader 'not a stranger' to organization

July 11, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

QUINCY, Mass.—Jim Pauley became the new president of the National Fire Protection Association on July 1, but he's already familiar to many at the organization.“The good news for me is that, although I'm new to this chair, I'm not a stranger to NFPA at all,” Pauley told Security Systems News. “I've been actually involved with NFPA for 20-plus years. I've been a member, a volunteer, a technical committee member and a chairman Ö of the standards council. So I've really gotten...

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SimplexGrinnell: New notification appliances 'revolutionary'

June 10, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

CHICAGO—SimplexGrinnell, a Tyco fire and life safety company, says it has “reinvented every aspect of notification” in bringing to market a new family of intelligent notification appliances it's showcasing at the 2013 NFPA Conference & Expo here this week.“We think it's a revolutionary development in the industry that will really change the nature of notification,” Chris Woodcock, director of marketing communications for Westminster, Mass.-based SimplexGrinnell, told...

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NFPA show: electric car safety, expo on ADA accessibility and additional educational sessions

March 18, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

QUINCY, Mass.—The 2013 National Fire Protection Association Conference & Expo will be held in Chicago in June, and highlights of the show include additional education sessions and an electric vehicle safety showcase that will address safety considerations regarding the growing number of charging stations installed in homes, businesses and public spaces.The show also will include a new Accessibility Expo featuring fire and life safety products designed to comply with the Americans with Disabilities...

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First day at NFPA: SimplexGrinnell and Tyco split; Siemens guarantees no false alarms; and social media ROI

June 13, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

How the Tyco International split this fall will benefit SimplexGrinnell; Siemens' no-false-alarm guarantee; and how to maximize your ROI using social media are among things I learned about at my first day here at the annual NFPA Conference & Expo, being held in Las Vegas this week. I started Tuesday morning at a pre-show reception where SimplexGrinnell president Bob Chauvin talked about Tyco International's pending split into three publicly traded companies Oct. 1. The new companies will be ADT North...

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New NFPA conference now in second year

September 14, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

QUINCY, Mass.—Small and personal, more focused and very hands-on. Those words describe the National Fire Protection Association's second annual Fire & Life Safety Conference, to be held Dec. 12-14 in Orlando, Fla., according to Lorraine Carli, NFPA VP of communications. “We actually started this last year and it was very successful so we've brought it back this year,” she told Security Systems News. “And really it's a very different conference from our annual meeting.” NFPA,...

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Fire-Lite Alarms systems earthquake-proof

March 31, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

NORTHFORD, Conn.—Fire-Lite by Honeywell has achieved International Building Code seismic certification for its most popular addressable and conventional fire alarm systems, the company, based here, announced this month. Fire-Lite said it has created a seismic kit that can easily be installed inside its control panels to meet IBC seismic requirements and help make sure a fire alarm system remains operational in an earthquake. Gene Pecora, Fire-Lite marketing director, noted that fires are a...

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