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San Francisco company to upgrade fire system at landmark

December 21, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

SAN FRANCISCO—The Marin County Civic Center, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is a marvel of modern architecture with an old and outdated fire alarm system. Now, however, U.S. Electric Technologies, based here, has been awarded a contract of up to $2 million to upgrade the system.“It's a very prestigious project,” Kevin Green, branch manager for California-based Pyro-Comm Systems, told Security Systems News. Pyro-Comm is a U.S. Electric subcontractor on the job, providing the equipment,...

Notifier by Honeywell, Pyro-Comm Systems, Security Systems News, U.S. Electric Technologies


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CSSC in right place for success

July 18, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Location, location, location—and being the only authorized Notifier integrated systems distributor in southern Colorado—has helped Commercial Specialists of Southern Colorado (CSSC) land such fire alarm contracts as one for the U.S. Air Force Academy.CSSC is based here and the Air Force Academy is nearby, virtually in its backyard. “We are the sole source for the Air Force Academy,” Dean Doiron, executive manager of the 10-employee, full-service...

Commercial Specialists Inc., Commercial Specialists of Southern Colorado, Commercial Specialists of Western Colorado, CSSC, Dean Doiron, Notifier by Honeywell, Security Systems News, U.S. Air Force Academy


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Determining intelligibility of emergency messages—not so simple anymore

May 16, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

BURLINGTON, Mass.—The traditional way of deciding whether an emergency message is intelligible is pretty simple, according to a fire protection engineer at a recent emergency management seminar here.“We all stand around with the fire marshal or AHJ or whoever it is and we play back the message and say, 'Hey, did you understand it?'” said Jack Poole of Olathe, Kan.-based Poole Fire Protection. He gave a presentation on intelligibility at the May 3 event sponsored by Notifier by Honeywell.But...

Jack Poole, NFPA 72, Notifier by Honeywell, Poole Fire Protection


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Residential

Owners driving market for mass notification systems

May 9, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

BURLINGTON, Mass.—Fear of newspaper headlines is helping drive the market for mass notification systems, Jack Poole, a fire protection engineer and member of the NFPA 72 Technical Committee, said at a recent emergency management seminar here.Poole, speaking at the May 3 event sponsored by Notifier by Honeywell, said he was giving a presentation about mass notification/emergency communication systems (ECS) recently to top management at a telecommunications facility, discussing potential threats...

emergency communiacation systems, Jack Poole, NFPA 72, Notifier by Honeywell, Poole Fire Protection, Security Systems News


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9-11 first responder: Mass notification 'might have made a difference that day'

May 4, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

I just got back from an emergency management seminar in Burlington, Mass. sponsored by Notifier by Honeywell. The May 3 event opened with remarks from Thomas Von Essen, who was New York City's fire commissioner at the time of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, about the importance of mass notification/emergency communication systems. Von Essen spoke for only about 10 minutes, but hearing from someone so involved in the experiences of that terrible day about how mass notification/ECS...

Ara Beurekjian, Jack Poole, Jack Welch, Jim Yantosca, mass notification, Notifier by Honeywell, Peter Ebersold, Security Systems News, Thomas Von Essen


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Louisiana fire dealer predicts more wins

February 29, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

NORTHFORD, Conn., and LAFAYETTE, La.—Notifier by Honeywell recently announced that its Marine ONYX line, fire alarm systems designed for nautical environments, has gained approval for marine applications from the U.S. Coast Guard, Lloyd's Register and the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).The approval came after a series of rigorous tests, according to the Connecticut-based company.Charlie Primeaux, project manager for the Fire & Safety Division of Louisiana-based Dynamic Industries, a Notifier...

ABS, American Bureau of Shipping, Charlie Primeaux, Dynamic Industries, Lloyd's Register, Marine ONYX, Notifier by Honeywell, U.S. Coast Guard


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Healthcare = growth vertical for Alarm & Suppression

January 31, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

GLENVILLE, N.Y.—Hospitals have proved to be a strong vertical for Alarm & Suppression Inc., a full-service fire company based here.The healthcare sector has been adding jobs nationally and has been a bright spot during the economic downturn, according to a recent report in The Wall Street Journal.In upstate New York, hospitals are continually renovating and expanding, providing ongoing work, Brad Nelson, project engineer/senior technician for Alarm & Suppression, told Security Systems News.“There...

Alarm & Suppression Inc., Albany Stratton VA Medical Center, Brad Nelson, Notifier by Honeywell, St. Peterís Hospital


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Healthcare is growth vertical for Alarm & Suppression

January 18, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

GLENVILLE, N.Y.—Hospitals have proved to be a strong vertical for Alarm & Suppression Inc., a full-service fire company based here.The healthcare sector has been adding jobs nationally and has been a bright spot during the economic downturn, according to a recent report in The Wall Street Journal.In upstate New York, hospitals are continually renovating and expanding, providing ongoing work, Brad Nelson, project engineer/senior technician for Alarm & Suppression, told Security Systems News.“There...

Alarm & Suppression Inc., Albany Stratton VA Medical Center, Brad Nelson, Notifier by Honeywell, St. Peterís Hospital


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Great Lakes Building Systems has banner year

January 18, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

BUFFALO, N.Y.—Great Lakes Building Systems saw revenues increase by about 30 percent in 2011 over 2010, added five employees and is planning to open a third office this year, company president John Wojdan told Security Systems News.“We had a record-breaking year in 2011,” said Wojdan, co-owner of the full-service fire and security company, which is based here and embarking on its 11th year. “There are several reasons why. I like to say that all cylinders are finally clicking...

Great Lakes Building Systems, John Wojdan, Notifier by Honeywell


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TEC's new office provides room for growth

December 7, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

TORRINGTON, Conn.—TEC control systems, an engineered systems distributor of fire, mass evacuation, security, sound and CCTV systems based here, has relocated to a new office building that is twice the size of the former one, giving the company room to grow, said company president Bill Capuano.“Basically, it gives everybody some room to breathe,” Capuano told Security Systems News about the new 6,000-square-foot facility. “We were sort of piled on top of one another in the...

Bill Capuano, Notifier by Honeywell, TEC control systems


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