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Shane Clary, SSI Contributor

Shane Clary, Ph.D., is Security Sales & Integration’s “Fire Side Chat” columnist. He has more than 37 years of security and fire alarm industry experience. He serves on a number of NFPA technical committees, and is vice president of Codes and Standards Compliance for Pancheco, Calif.-based Bay Alarm Co.

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Read: Latest NFPA 72 Changes Meld CO Standards

Latest NFPA 72 Changes Meld CO Standards

Latest CO detector requirement changes address monitoring stations, battery operation and more.

Read: Recent NFPA 72 Changes on Sprinklers, Fans, CO & Emergency Communications

Recent NFPA 72 Changes on Sprinklers, Fans, CO & Emergency Communications

Fire-safety expert Shane Clary goes over proposed NFPA changes that include sprinkler placement, CO detection and more.

Read: CO Alarm Requirements Among Top Changes to NFPA 72

CO Alarm Requirements Among Top Changes to NFPA 72

Other proposed NFPA changes tackle detector requirements and ceiling placement.

Read: Fire Suppression Takeaways From NFPA Expo 2017

Fire Suppression Takeaways From NFPA Expo 2017

This year’s NFPA Conference and Expo featured a smart sprinkler and full-featured pump controllers among the latest innovations from exhibitors.

Read: 3 Surefire Steps to Better Impress Fire and Life-Safety Prospects

3 Surefire Steps to Better Impress Fire and Life-Safety Prospects

Expert tips to successfully woo prospective fire and life-safety customers.

Read: 5 NFPA Codes to Consider When Maintaining Fire Alarm Systems

5 NFPA Codes to Consider When Maintaining Fire Alarm Systems

How you maintain a fire alarm system could be the difference between life and death. Here’s how to address this matter.

Read: Smoke and CO Detector Workshop Reveals Alarming Industry Issues

Smoke and CO Detector Workshop Reveals Alarming Industry Issues

A recent smoke alarm workshop presentation detected low consumer education.

Read: How Mass Notification Can Add RMR to Your Next Alarm Project

How Mass Notification Can Add RMR to Your Next Alarm Project

Mass Notification Systems (MNS) is a growing field with revenue opportunities in the corporate, healthcare and education markets.

Read: How to Help Reduce Unwanted Fire Alarms

How to Help Reduce Unwanted Fire Alarms

Budget-strained Fire Departments can benefit from collaborating with alarm companies.

Read: Heed Hazards of Clean & Dry Agent Systems

Heed Hazards of Clean & Dry Agent Systems

Fire/life-safety professionals need to learn risks before deploying clean and dry agent suppression systems.

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