Recent national reports of the alarm system at George H.W. Bush’s home being inoperable and not in commission for more than a year is unconscionable. Professional alarm contractors know better and would never knowingly leave an alarm system inoperable for such a gross period of time; let alone at a location which by any standard is considered a high risk target.
Jeff Zwirn · April 27, 2015
So you’ve been tasked with designing a video surveillance system. Whether it be a large commercial project or a residential job, your first step is determining the required degree of security and then tailoring it to the specific application type. The more a security professional knows about CCTV and video surveillance, the more likely he or she is to get a larger share of the project.
This Security Sales & Integration White Paper walks you through the process and explains how to decipher camera specs and maximize camera placement.
February 26, 2015
Selling alarm systems is more art than science, but one veteran industry consultant shares his proven formula to improve sales success for residential security systems and commercial security systems, including video surveillance.
February 02, 2015
Security Sales and Integration, June 2014 Issue: The Sales & Marketing Issue
June 05, 2014
Which individuals do your company’s sales team target in residential sales efforts? Weigh in on the topic with SSI's January Web poll.
December 31, 2013
Three members of the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) Board of Directors address recurring revenue, competition, technology and more in the latest Under Surveillance blog.
Scott Goldfine · November 17, 2013
While the majority of homes have smoke detectors, most are standalone devices and only 15% have working carbon monoxide detectors. Thus there’s a huge untapped market for greater levels of homeowner protection and greater fire contractor profits. Learn how to make the compelling case for monitored system-connected fire/life-safety solutions.
April 30, 2013
U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 366,600 home fires from 2007-2011, according to a new report by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
April 24, 2013
When learning about a 76-year-old widow slept with a hatchet under her pillow for protection after she had been robbed, a Power Home Technologies employee decided to pay it forward and installed a security alarm system for the woman free of charge.
December 12, 2012
A resident of St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, who purchased a home video surveillance system from Vivint earlier this year, has received video clips that show the inside of someone else’s home.
December 12, 2012