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is happy to see the return of John Drucker to the podium

John Drucker
This meeting, he will be discussing New Jersey's latest Uniform Fire Code changes and Maintenance Requirements 
          
Presentation Topic: 
New Uniform Fire Code - 2015 IFC/NJ - State Fire Prevention Code Re-adoption with Amendments Introduction

 
This Presentation is designed to update users on the major fire protection system changes with the adoption of the 2015 New Jersey Edition of the International Fire Code by the Division of Fire Safety, State of New Jersey, which serves as the State Fire Prevention Code and its applicable reference standards.
 
This adoption updates the Inspection, Testing and Maintenance (ITM) of Fire Protection Systems throughout the State of New Jersey and a must for those engaged with ITM work of these systems 
July 1st - New Jersey has adopted and enforcing the 2015 edition!!
The meetings begin shortly after 6:00.  We typically finish by 8:00 however, if there are questions our speakers will try their best to answer them all.  
 
 

***Make Note- Not our usual 3rd Thursday but the 4th for this special event***

 
Join us at The Hanover Manor
16 Eagle Rock Ave
Roseland, NJ 07936

Jim Loftus
President AFAANJ, Inc.
(973) 590-0048
Our mission is to be the foremost industry advocate organization dedicated to improving the quality, reliability and value of Fire and Life-Safety Systems.
Automatic Fire Alarm Association of NJ, AFAANJ, Inc., PO BOX 1563, Bloomfield, NJ 07003-1563
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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: ADRF Joins the Safer Buildings Coalition

Posted on October 11, 2017. 

 ADRF

ADRF Joins the Safer Buildings Coalition With Comprehensive Suite of Connectivity Solutions for First Responders

ADRF commits to enhancing first responders’ public safety coverage by setting the standard for in-building communication and further advancing reliable systems  

Burbank, Calif., April 05, 2018 -- Advanced RF Technologies, Inc. (ADRF), the largest pure-play in-building Distributed Antenna System (DAS) provider for public safety and commercial radio frequencies, today announced the company has joined the Safer Buildings Coalition (SBC), a non-profit organization dedicated to public safety communication. SBC works to advance policies and technologies that ensure reliable in-building connectivity and bring awareness of enhanced solutions to the public and first responders alike. ADRF will offer its comprehensive portfolio of public safety communications equipment, supporting VHF and UHF, and 700/800 MHz to SBC members.

“By teaming up with other industry leaders and providing our public safety solutions, we will advance SBC’s mission to make telecommunications in buildings more dependable and holistic,” said Julie Song, President of ADRF. “Our solution set meets the needs of SBC members looking to increase safety through improved communications.”

“SBC welcomes ADRF and the team’s extensive wireless industry expertise and relationships they add to our organization,” said Alan Perdue, SBC Executive Director. “Enhancing in-building wireless coverage, capacity, and reliability is our main priority and we look forward to working with ADRF to achieve it.” To learn more about ADRF, visit www.adrftech.com.

About ADRF Advanced RF Technologies, Inc. ("ADRF") is the leading provider of in-building wireless solutions that ensure reliable connectivity in venues of any size, shape, and location. Established in 1999 in Burbank, CA, ADRF prides itself on having a customer-centric focus, designing solutions that meet each customer's unique needs, while providing a pathway to scale for the future. Today, we serve some of the world's leading enterprises, system integrators, public safety entities, neutral host operators, and wireless service providers. ADRF's product portfolio of in-building wireless solutions includes Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS), repeaters, antennas and passive components. ADRF is certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE), has achieved TL 9000 and ISO 9001 certifications and is a member of the HetNet Forum,, DASPedia, Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association, Safer Buildings Coalition, and Forbes Technology Council. For more information, please visit www.adrftech.com.

About Safer Buildings Coalition Safer Buildings Coalition aims to ensure that First Responders (Fire, Law Enforcement and EMS) can use state-of-the-art voice and data communications to communicate with one another inside buildings as well as to and from their Command Centers outside buildings during an event. The shared vision among its members, which includes leading companies and organizations within the wireless and public safety industries, is to create safer buildings that possess advanced indoor public communications systems.

Please visit our website at www.saferbuildings.org. All company and/or product names may be trade names, trademarks and/or registered trademarks of the respective owners with which they are associated.

 

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: CBRE Joins the Safer Buildings Coalition

Posted on October 10, 2017. 

CBRE Joins the Safer Buildings Coalition to Advance the Mission of Making Buildings Safer through Technology CBRE and the Safer Buildings Coalition are committed to advancing in-building public safety technologies that ensure the safest and most effective Commercial Real Estate environments.

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PUBLIC SAFETY IN-BUILDING RADIO BOOSTER SYSTEM CODE SEMINAR – San Mateo

Posted on September 7, 2017.

Safer Buildings Coalition Hosting In-Building Public Safety Code Seminar in San Mateo, CA - Monday, Oct 16 SBC Members Graybar, RF Connect, RF Industries, and SOLiD take the initiative to bring Fire Code training to the Bay Area September 7, 2017— Led by industry expert Chief Alan Perdue

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: 5th Gen Media Joins the Safer Buildings Coalition

Posted on September 6, 2017. 

Fifth Gen Media Joins the Safer Buildings Coalition Fifth Gen Media Joins the Safer Buildings Coalition to Bring Public Safety Communications Information to CRE Professionals through Connected Real Estate’s Media Offerings Fifth Gen Media wants to help commercial real estate professionals understand in-building public safety requirements Fairfield, N.J.

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Comba Telecom Joins the Safer Buildings Coalition

Posted on July 20, 2017. 

Comba Telecom Joins the Safer Buildings Coalition to Develop More Reliable In-Building Communications for First Responders Comba Telecom sets out to help first responders through code enhancements and education Comba Telecom, Inc., a subsidiary of Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Ltd., announced it will join the Safer Buildings Coalition to help the in-building public safety communications industry become more reliable for first responders during emergencies.

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Member Spotlight: Do You Need Public Safety DAS? | Anixter

Posted on May 25, 2017. 

Do You Need Public Safety DAS? Clay Kobernick, supplier relations manager at Anixter, discusses why a public safety distributed antenna system (DAS) is necessary in a commercial building and shares some of the requirements for a reliable and compliant public safety communications system. To learn more, read our TECHbrief on Public Safety DAS and NFPA 72. Transcript: Do You Need Public Safety DAS? Hi, I’m Clay Kobernick. Imagine you’re a firefighter in a burning building.

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Key Considerations – In Building Public Safety Systems

Posted on May 18, 2017. 

What is it? A Public Safety Communications System is a wireless communications system used by first-responder and emergency services personnel such as police, fire, emergency medical, homeland security, and disaster response agencies to prevent or respond to incidents or situations that pose a threat to people or property.

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Graybar Hosts In-Building Public Safety Seminar

Posted on April 20, 2017. 

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Graybar – In-Building Public Safety Communications Seminar. Safer Buildings Coalition and our Executive Director Alan Perdue, CFO, FM, MIFireE are proud to support Graybar in next week’s seminar in Naperville: DAS/Public Safety Seminar on Friday, April 28. This seminar will be of interest to Public Safety Agencies (Fire, Police, EMT), Building Officials, Architects, Engineers, and Design Professionals. The meeting will be held at Top Golf located at 3211 Odyssey Ct., Naperville.

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John Foley Selected as VP for Safer Buildings Coalition

Posted on April 7, 2017. 

The Safer Buildings Coalition announced today the selection of John Foley as Vice President, Operations. The VP of Operations is the key operations leader of the Safer Buildings Coalition, reporting to the Board of Directors. John brings over forty years of telecommunications industry experience to the Safer Buildings Coalition, including key roles at Henkels and McCoy (major DAS Integrator), Level 3 Communications, MFS Telecom, MCI.

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Interview with Chief McCarraher | In-Building Communications – Improvements For Public Safety

Posted on November 30, 2016. 

Our in-building communications have greatly improved over the years, but the industry still faces some significant challenges.  Although organizations such as the Safer Building Coalition have increased the awareness of these issues, the need for improved technologies and policies still remains.

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