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UL, Intertek announce support for ASAP

November 22, 2011Rich Miller

CAMAS, Wash. and FAIRFIELD, N.J.—The monitoring industry's Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) got a big boost recently when Underwriters Laboratories and Intertek both announced that the new program meets the requirements of the National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72). ASAP, developed by the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) and the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials, has been deployed in Houston, Richmond, Va., and York County, Va., with plans...

Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP), Chris Hasbrook, Ed Bonifas, ETL, Intertek, Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs), Tom Connaughton, Underwriters Laboratories

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NRTLs deliver Web tools for improved certificating

July 7, 2011Daniel Gelinas

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and CHICAGO—The security industry's two main NRTLs (nationally recognized testing laboratories), Underwriters Laboratories and Intertek ETL have each announced online tools designed to make the certificate process quicker and more accurate. Integrators, central stations and AHJs all need access to relevant certificates in order to prove NRTL requirements for equipment and installations have been met. The process of applying for and acquiring said certificates has traditionally...

AlarmDirect, Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ), Intertek ETL,, Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL), Pete Tallman, Rob Tockarshewsky, Tom Connaughton, UL, ULwebCerts, Underwriters Laboratories

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