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How Fire Alarm Communications Have Evolved Over the Decades

How Fire Alarm Communications Have Evolved Over the Decades

Fire and life-safety expert Shane Clary examines fire alarm communications' past, present, and where he believes it will end up.
With feds distracted, states will have much to ponder in 2020

With feds distracted, states will have much to ponder in 2020

Forty-six states are in session in 2020, and many of them have been pre-filing bills since September 1. NCSL data cited.
What the growing gig economy means for cybersecurity

What the growing gig economy means for cybersecurity

11.14.19 - SIW - As offices move towards a more flexible and modern workplace, employers must keep information ...
12-2-19 NESA Monitor

12-2-19 NESA Monitor

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How to Effectively Sell, Deploy and Maintain These Smart Home Trends

How to Effectively Sell, Deploy and Maintain These Smart Home Trends

Take it From MSPs: If You Start Doing Technology Service Revenue, Expect a Few Challenges Like These

Take it From MSPs: If You Start Doing Technology Service Revenue, Expect a Few Challenges Like These

Do Liability Safeguards Continue in Renewals and Terminations?

Do Liability Safeguards Continue in Renewals and Terminations?

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2 Tips to Pump Up Your Processes & Profits

50/50 Business Owners

Fellow Members: I wanted you to be aware of something that affected my company and affects company's that are owned 50/50 by two partners that perform regulated work. With the new updates that were passed by the legislature, they say anyone that owns less than 51% of...

DPS Audit Update

Fellow TBFAA Members: DPS has been out auditing CE Schools and businesses around the state. We've received several complaints that things were not as smooth as they could have been. We're working on getting a current checklist of what the DPS civilian auditors are...

Updated Fire Rule Books Available

Updated Rule Books Available The SFMO has updated rule books for the fire service industry to reflect changes and additions from the legislative session. You can view and download these books on the SFMO website: Extinguishers Fire Alarms Fireworks...

The 12 Texas cities everyone in the country is moving to

11.9.19 - Business Insider - Andy Kiersz Texas' population has been growing rapidly for years, and a big part of that growth comes from the millions of people who have moved there from around the US and the rest of the world. Using data from the US Census Bureau, we...

Proposed DPS Rules Posted for Comment

On Friday October 25th proposed rules to implement the new law on regulating the security industry was published for comment. Click here to download the proposed rules Comments are due in by November 25. TBFAA is reviewing the proposed changes and will be sending...

TBFAA 2019 Trade Show & Convention Highlights

TBFAA held a successful Trade Show & Convention in Rockwall Texas on October 24 & 25. The show was preceded by a great golf tournament on the 23rd.President -Kelly Ryan, Legislative Chair - Chris Russell and TBFAA Lobbyists Dean McWilliams & Dan Mays  talk...

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