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A Balanced Approach to Fire Protection Offers the Greatest Benefits


IRVING, Texas – Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A balanced approach to fire protection that includes the installation of both fire detection and suppression systems will save lives according to the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA), and for that reason, NBFAA urges that consumers support two legislative initiatives now pending in Congress.

Recent FCC Ruling May Leave Consumers Exposed


IRVING, Texas – July 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More than one million consumers in the United States may be impacted when cellular carriers are no longer required to provide Advanced Mobile Phone System (AMPS) service to more than 26 million alarm systems. Because of the potential impact to security systems that rely on AMPS technology, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) is urging consumers to contact their alarm company to ensure continued response to intrusion, fire and/or medical alert alarms.

Thieves Beware – Alarm Systems Know What You’re Up To


IRVING, Texas – Apr. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – The air was electric as central station operators at HSM Electronic Protection Services worked tirelessly to help police apprehend three would-be thieves that had broken into a customer’s store. Their persistence and dedication to their customer was what earned HSM the 2007 First Line of Defense Award. The Award is presented annually by the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association in conjunction with SDM Magazine.

How to Have a Safe and Sound Holiday Season


IRVING, Texas – Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the holiday season approaching, most Americans turn their thoughts to home, family and friends. To make sure that you stay safe and sound this holiday season, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) offers numerous home safety and security tips.

Department of Labor Approves NBFAA National Apprenticeship Program


IRVING, Texas – Oct. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) today announced that the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship (OA) has approved NBFAA’s National Guidelines for Apprenticeship Standards for the occupation of Protective Signal Installer (Fire/Life Safety & Electronic Security Installer).

Students from Washington and California Tie for NBFAA Scholarship


IRVING, TX – June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first time in the history of the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) Youth Scholarship Award program, two students have tied for first place. Jordan Biltoft, Spokane, Wash. and Ryan Patton, Yorba Linda, Calif. were this year’s winners and will receive $5,000 each

While the Family’s Away the Thieves Will Play – NBFAA Offers Tips to Securing Your Home While on Vacation


IRVING, TX – June 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s no secret thieves do not take vacations. In fact, according to crime statistics, burglaries actually increase in the summer. To help protect your property, the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) has created a simple 4-point checklist.