When taking over an existing account, there are things alarm installers need to be mindful of about the existing system. Alarm expert Jeffrey D. Zwirn explains the importance of testing the system to prevent the company from being held liable for any emergency that the system does not properly respond to.
By Jeffrey D. Zwirn · November 10, 2015
Tech Electronics service supervisor Mark Bicknell relays tips and responsibilities for fire alarm service providers to remember.
By Mark Bicknell · October 30, 2015
What is the proper way for alarm companies to design, install fire alarm resets? Alarm expert Jeffrey D. Zwirn provides helpful tips for alarm contractors.
By Jeffrey D. Zwirn · October 27, 2015
Fire Prevention Week kicks off across the country and the National Fire Protection Association is encouraging homeowners to have smoke alarms in every bedroom of the house. This year's slogan is, "Hear the Beep Where You Sleep."
SSI Staff · October 05, 2015
Monitoring Matters columnist Kevin Lehan discusses the impact of NFPA 72 code revisions on authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs) and central stations.
Kevin Lehan · August 24, 2015
The detailed report summarizes the results of the NFPA School Safety, Codes and Security Workshop, held in December.
SSI Staff · July 09, 2015
Fire Protection Research Foundation Executive Director Casey Grant discusses current projects in support of the National Fire Protection Association’s life-safety mission in the latest Hot Seat.
Rodney Bosch · May 26, 2015
The Fire Safety Issue: NFPA Chicago Show Edition
May 14, 2015
The program works to ensure that electricians have the knowledge, training and experience to perform their jobs at the highest, safest level possible.
SSI Staff · January 08, 2015
A visit to the biennial Essen Security expo in Germany offered updates on how technology such as wireless detection and aspiration smoke detection are impacting Europe, and what might be heading toward U.S. product development.
Shane Clary · November 24, 2014