Offering fire system inspections and compliance assurance not only elevates safety but delivers contractors a host of benefits. They include: increasing customer retention; uncovering upsell opportunities; making cash flow predictable and the business appealing to creditors/investors; reducing false alarms and ingratiating first responders; and increasing the enterprise’s long-term value.
April 30, 2013
Installing security and fire systems contractors too often leave the profits from selling service agreements for other competitors to procure from their clientele. Learn how marketing a service sales strategy can generate consistent recurring revenue from existing customers, as well create new ones
April 30, 2013
It would be a business sin for any fire/life-safety installing company to pass up the opportunity to administer a service agreement to monitor a newly installed fire alarm system.
April 30, 2013
The new St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center located in Twin Falls, Idaho, has installed a state-of-the art fire detection system that integrates with other security and life safety systems to minimize disruptions to unaffected areas.
April 24, 2013
Sharing knowledge, wisdom and experiences is the path to continuing to move fire and life safety forward. This goes for innovating products, saving lives and reducing injuries and property loss, as well as running more successful businesses. That’s why conferences like NFPA’s recent Suppression, Detection and Signaling Research and Applications Symposium (SUPDET) are so important. .
By Shane Clary · April 02, 2013
Emergency communications solution provider Code Blue Corp. has hired Mike Roark as regional sales manager for western North America.
March 25, 2013
SSI’s latest research shows 10% of fire/life-safety systems contractors are involved in the installation, inspection or testing of consumer electronic (CE) devices. For those providers willing to gain the expertise, sprinkling offers a solid growth opportunity.
By Shane Clary · March 06, 2013
Fire in mission-critical facilities can threaten the business as well as human life. Lessen your clients’ chances of suffering monetary or mortal loss with a sophisticated fire protection system that integrates seamlessly with the entire environment. Discover how to safeguard these assets with an effective blend of detection and suppression technologies.
March 05, 2013
In mid-March, the various stakeholders that comprise the National Fire Protection Association Technical Committee on Premises Security will reconvene to continue contentious deliberations over a proposal to issue the latest revision to NFPA 730 as a code rather than a best-practices guide.
By Rodney Bosch · January 31, 2013
Those in the fire/life-safety industry should be conversant in the processes both ICC and NFPA use for code and standards development. As the ICC process is open to all for the submittal of changes or additions, those who use its codes should not be shy about submitting proposals if they see a need for a change. Read on to better understand how ICC functions.
January 31, 2013