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Day: May 28, 2018

Should Smart Home Devices Talk to Your Insurance Company?

5.22.18 – Electronic House The majority of homeowners like the idea, here are some smart home devices that can do the job. Parks Associates research indicates that almost 60 percent of U.S. broadband households with insurance are likely to buy smart home devices with detection/prevention features and nearly 50 percent of U.S. broadband households with insurance […]

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6 Reasons to Reduce False Fire Alarms

6 Reasons to Reduce False Fire Alarms Fire departments in the United States responded to more than 2.6 million false fire alarms in 2016, according to Statista. Here are a half-dozen ways help curtail the problem. 5.21.18 SSI – Jamie Paul   False fire alarms continue to be a problem for the fire service, schools, businesses […]

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Regulation of Texas Alarm Industry May Change…

Texas Department of Public Safety Sunset Hearings- 5/23/18 By: Brad Shipp, TBFAA & Trevor Hand, McWilliams Governmental Affairs Consultants The Sunset Advisory Commission held a hearing on 5/23/18 with invited and public testimony to review the Texas Department of Public Safety (TxDPS) to review the agencies’ operations and make recommendations to improve its functions as it continues. […]

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5-28-18 Weekly News

Door to Door Sales BBB Helps Fight Fraud at the Front Door by Teaming with ADT and Other Security Leaders 5.18.18 – TMA – As summer selling season kicks off, news conference with Louisiana State Fire Marshal features victims and tips on stopping deceptive sales in the security industry. Alarm industry sees progress in its continuing fight […]

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