December 5, 2013
On-Net Surveillance Systems (OnSSI) has partnered with emergency communications product provider Code Blue to provide clients with a single interface that offers faster responses and improved situational security.
November 21, 2013
Fire-Lite Alarms by Honeywell plans to launch a 2014 training program, which will offer more courses than in previous years and will cover a wide range of topics from basic fire alarm systems to sophisticated applications design and programming.
November 14, 2013
Tyco announced today it has acquired Westfire Inc., a provider of fire protection services with operations in the United States, Chile and Peru. Westfire, which specializes in hazard analysis as well as system design, installation, testing, inspection and maintenance, will become part of Tyco SimplexGrinnell.
October 25, 2013
The National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA), a national public service agency, has awarded SimplexGrinnell, a Tyco business, a contract allowing the firm to offer simplified procurement of its products and services to 50,000 government and educational entities.
October 17, 2013
The Electronic Security Association’s (ESA) Nation Training School’s Certified Fire Alarm Designer (CFAD) designation has received approval from the Iowa State Fire Marshal. The endorsement acknowledges CFAD as an acceptable form of training for applicants seeking fire alarm system contractor licensing in the state of Iowa.
October 2, 2013
Hughes Associates, a fire protection engineering consultant, has acquired Kodiak Fire & Safety Consulting for an undisclosed amount.
August 30, 2013
Advanced Fire & Security has acquired Oakland Park, Fla.-based Action Fire Sprinklers for an undisclosed amount.
August 22, 2013
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released the 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC) in digital format. It will be available in PDF and through the National Fire Codes Subscription Service All Access (NFCSS).
August 8, 2013
A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling in favor of ADT, Alarm Detection Systems (ADS) and three other private alarm companies, stating that the Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection District (LWFPD) could not monopolize the fire alarm monitoring market.
July 24, 2013
SSI Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine will host a Fike-sponsored Webinar titled "Integrating Video, Flame and Smoke Detection in Facility Security Systems" on August 22 at 2 p.m. EDT.
July 9, 2013
Electronic security contractors can now view SecuritySales.com content on a Web site optimized for their smartphones.
May 28, 2013
Emergency communications solutions provider Code Blue Corp. has relocated its headquarters and production center to a larger office space here.
May 7, 2013
The Lincoln (Neb.) city council approved an ordinance that penalizes business owners and residents for false fire alarms.
April 25, 2013
U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 366,600 home fires from 2007-2011, according to a new report by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
March 14, 2013
The Pittsfield city council has approved the first reading for a false fire alarm ordinance.
February 20, 2013
Honeywell announced Wednesday it has appointed Gary Lederer to lead Honeywell Life Safety (HLS) for the Americas, as well as oversee Honeywell Fire Systems and System Sensor, both part of the Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions’ Life Safety business.
January 23, 2013
Notifier by Honeywell has launched a revamped Web site to make it easier for system designers and inspectors to access its fire alarm and emergency communications product information.
January 2, 2013
As 2011 comes to a close, SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION encourages readers to reflect on the many developments that have transpired in the electronic security industry during the past 12 months. To that end, the SSI staff has compiled a series of 'Top 10' lists based reader popularity. Following are the 10 most played podcasts on securitysales.com in 2012:
December 31, 2012
As 2012 comes to a close, SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION encourages readers to reflect on the many developments that have transpired in the electronic security industry during the past 12 months. To that end, the SSI staff has compiled a series of 'Top 10' lists based reader popularity. Following are the 10 most viewed videos on securitysales.com in 2012:
December 28, 2012
As 2012 comes to a close, SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION encourages readers to reflect on the many developments that have transpired in the electronic security industry during the past 12 months. To that end, the SSI staff has compiled a series of 'Top 10' lists based on reader popularity. Following are the 10 most viewed news items on the Fire/Life-Safety channel on securitysales.com in 2012: