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Massachusetts Town Discovers Buildings’ Fire, Security Alarms Are Lacking

The Princeton Board of Selectmen recently discovered that fire and security alarms installed in town buildings, including the police station, are not being monitored by a central monitoring station.


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Installing security and fire systems contractors too often leave the profits from selling service agreements for other competitors to procure from their clientele. Learn how marketing a service sales strategy can generate consistent recurring revenue from existing customers, as well create new ones April 30, 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). April 24, 2013

The new St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center located in Twin Falls, Idaho, has installed a state-of-the art fire detection system that integrates with other security and life safety systems to minimize disruptions to unaffected areas. April 24, 2013

Silent Knight by Honeywell of Northford, Conn., introduces the IntelliKnight 5820XL-EVS, a standalone system combining addressable fire alarm and emergency voice systems in one package. SSI Staff · March 17, 2013

Potter Electric Signal Co. of St. Louis releases the Addressable Pull Station (APS) series. SSI Staff · February 04, 2013

The December issue of SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION features the magazine's annual Top 30 Technology Innovations, in this case for 2012. I selected half of them but it was challenging to cut so many worthy products down to just 15. So I thought I would use this space to share three additional offerings that just missed the cut for my 2012 list. Here are those receiving honorable mention. Happy holidays! Bob Dolph · December 13, 2012

A family that claims their fire alarm did not sound during a fire is blaming the alarm company that installed the system, citing that the system did not work. December 05, 2011

In this follow-up blog, Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine shares highlights from a media forum addressing emergency communications featuring Jack Poole, principal of Poole Fire Protection in Olathe, Kan.; Bob Farm, project manager for United Fire Protection in Kenilworth, N.J.; Bob Kaczmarek, vice president of sales & marketing for FireTron Inc. of Stafford, Tex.; John Wojdan, president of Great Lakes Building Systems in Buffalo, N.Y.; and Peter Ebersold, marketing director for NOTIFIER. Scott Goldfine · November 01, 2011

In this follow-up blog, Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine shares highlights from a media forum addressing emergency communications featuring Jack Poole, principal of Poole Fire Protection in Olathe, Kan.; Bob Farm, project manager for United Fire Protection in Kenilworth, N.J.; Bob Kaczmarek, vice president of sales & marketing for FireTron Inc. of Stafford, Tex.; John Wojdan, president of Great Lakes Building Systems in Buffalo, N.Y.; and Peter Ebersold, marketing director for NOTIFIER. Scott Goldfine · November 01, 2011

In this blog, Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine shares highlights from a media forum addressing emergency communications featuring Jack Poole, principal of Poole Fire Protection in Olathe, Kan.; Bob Farm, project manager for United Fire Protection in Kenilworth, N.J.; Bob Kaczmarek, vice president of sales & marketing for FireTron Inc. of Stafford, Tex.; John Wojdan, president of Great Lakes Building Systems in Buffalo, N.Y.; and Peter Ebersold, marketing director for NOTIFIER. Scott Goldfine · October 27, 2011




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