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2014-06-17 23:01:32

Bill Would Require Battery Operated Smoke Alarms in NY to Have 10-Year Battery Life Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The National Association of State Fire Marshals called on the New York State Legislature to pass S7771/A5200C, a bill that would require battery operated smoke alarms sold in New York to be equipped with a non-removable, non-replaceable battery that will power the alarm for a minimum of 10 years. If passed, New York would join states like California, Louisiana, Maryland,...

2014-02-27 23:30:48

Louisiana is the third state to approve Certified Fire Alarm Designer for licensing requirements Irving, Texas (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Louisiana is the latest state to approve the Electronic Security Association’s (ESA) newest fire certification, Certified Fire Alarm Designer – Level III (CFAD), as an acceptable form of education to meet the requirements for fire alarm contractors in the state. Louisiana joins Iowa and Tennessee as the third state to approve the designation as an...

2014-02-17 12:26:41

ORLAND PARK, Ill., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Condo owners of the 42-story high-rise at 2626 North Lakeview Avenue in Chicago recently instituted the city's first full smoking ban in a high-rise condominium building, effective since January 31. The motive for the ban comes from the unsprinklered high-rise's recent fire history: a double-fatal fire in January 2007, a fire in October 2012, and a fire causing injury to a resident in March 2013. Smoking materials caused at least two of...

2013-10-17 23:28:21

Certified Fire Alarm Designer (CFAD) status is now recognized by Iowa State Fire Marshal. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 The Iowa State Fire Marshal recently approved the Certified Fire Alarm Designer (CFAD) designation from the Electronic Security Association’s (ESA) National Training School (NTS) as an acceptable form of training for applicants seeking Fire Alarm System Contractor licensing in the state of Iowa. Iowa licensing laws state that alarm system contractors and...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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