Everywhere I go instructors, educators and fire authorities seem intent on having cable pullers remove all unused wire in retrofit situations. I got to thinking, “Wonder if one day an inspector tells one of my own installers to remove some unused cable without any regard to the building owner. What will happen if he had plans to use it sometime in the future?”
March 22, 2011
Security Industry Association (SIA) and Electronic Security Association (ESA) are rallying support for the Residential Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act (S. 1216), which would promote the use of CO detectors and advance technical standards.
December 20, 2009
The first privatized community for unaccompanied military personnel breaks new ground with the help of GE Security. GE's integrated access control and fire and life safety solutions helps keep San Diego's sailors safe.
December 10, 2009
St. Charles, Ill.-based System Sensor launches its B200SR intelligent sounder bases. The sounder bases support the System Sensor synchronization protocol, enabling them to be used as part of the general evacuation signal - fully meeting UL 268 and UL 464.
SSI Staff · November 08, 2009
Critical Signal Technologies (CST) has acquired the stock and assets of GTL Inc., dba Link Technologies Inc., which operates Link to Life, a medical alert service provider. Terms of the agreement between the two privately held companies were not disclosed..
November 04, 2009
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has stepped in to help broker a deal between the electronic security industry and environmental groups concerned over the energy efficiency of security devices.
October 25, 2009
ADT Security Services has put together a list of tips to help prevent carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning this winter season. With the increased use of fuel-burning space heaters and portable generators during the colder months comes an increased need for CO poisoning prevention.
October 22, 2009
If a leading fire-safety association prevails, automatic sprinkler systems would be code-required across the country for new construction of single-family and two-unit dwellings. The requirement would open a new business opportunity for companies that install fire protection and life-safety systems, sources tell SSI.
October 18, 2009
Fire and life safety provider SimplexGrinnell highlighted its emergency planning and preparedness capabilities at ASIS 2009 Seminar and Exhibits in Anaheim, Calif.
October 05, 2009
NOTIFIER of Northford, Conn., releases its high-speed NOTI-FIRE-NET fire alarm network, which operates nearly 40 times faster than its standard network platform while supporting twice as many nodes, according to the company.
SSI Staff · October 04, 2009