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New edition of NFPA 72 to be more user friendly

April 18, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

YARMOUTH, Maine—Come this fall, you won't have to flip through the several hundred pages of NFPA 72, the National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, to find documentation requirements. Now, in the new 2013 edition, you'll find the requirements all laid out for you in one chapter.“There is one significant new chapter in the 2013 edition, a chapter on documentation requirements,” Lee Richardson, National Fire Protection Association staff liaison for NFPA 72, told Security Systems News....

2013 editon, Bay Alarm, Best Defense Security & Fire Protection, Carter Rierson, Lee Richardson, Mark Popkowski, Modern System Concepts, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, NFPA, NFPA 72


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ISC West features new partnerships and acquisitions

April 7, 2011SSN Staff, SDN Staff

LAS VEGAS—What was new on Day 1 of ISC West 2011? As usual, there were a number of partnership announcements and a couple of acquisitions; new this year was lots of talk about physical security information management systems. PSIM announcements abounded on the show floor. IPVideo Corporation announced its first endeavor into the PSIM space with the release of C3 Fusion. Steve Sleicher, chief operating officer with IP Video said that the company, which has a video management software platform,...

2GIG Technologies, ADT Security Services, alarm.com, Alison Slavin, Aruba Networks, Bay Alarm Company, Beth Blake, C.O.P.S., C3 Fusion, CAA Industry Leadership Breakfast


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CSAA, IAFC battle false alarms, falsehoods

March 3, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

VIENNA, Va.— To combat the problem of frequent false alarms in commercial facilities, the Central Station Alarm Association has been working with the International Association of Fire Chiefs for the past year to come up with some proposed NFPA 72 code changes. Now the groups say they're fighting a misinformation campaign about the changes, battling such claims that they're “in bed” together and that the proposals are dangerous. “Nothing is further from the truth,” Steve...

Bay Alarm, CSAA, IAFC, International Association of Fire Chiefs, NFPA, NFPA 72, Shane Clary, Steve Doyle


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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, Bay Alarm, Electrical Signal Co., John Viniello, National Fire Sprinkler Association, Pat Egan, Select Security, Shane Clary, System Sensor


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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,”...

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


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