Life Safety



Early Warning Fire Detection for Small Spaces

Stu Tisdale

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On October 10th In Fire,Life Safety
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Most Aspirating Smoke Detection (ASD) systems on the market are geared for large areas, roughly 2000 square feet or more in size. These systems are designed specifically to detect smoke and fire activity in open spaces and large areas where smoke dilution and stratification can occur as the smoke is either stretched across a large [...]

For IT Components, Smoke Damage is Killer

Stu Tisdale

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On August 12th In Communications,Fire,Installation & Cabling,Networking
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While fire damage is costly and can destroy a company’s physical assets, there is another factor that comes into play when it comes to fire which is the irreversible damage to IT and telecom equipment that is caused by smoke. It has been found that 95% of damage caused by a fire within telecom facilities [...]

Don’t Miss ADI at ISC West 2016

John Sullivan

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On March 23rd In ADI Corporate Messages,Audio/Video,Communications,Events,Fire,Intrusion,IP Solutions,IP Surveillance Video,Networking,Video Surveillance
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Featuring the First Ever ADI Sponsored AV Pavilion If you are going to be at the 2016 ISC West show in Las Vegas you won’t want to miss everything there is to see at the ADI booth #12031. We invite you to come see and test some of the latest technologies in IP Networking, Access [...]

Industry Trends to Watch in 2016

ADI Global Distribution

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On December 29th In Uncategorized
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As the old year rolls into 2016, it’s time to consider some of the trends that have the potential to change our industry in the future.  While some of these topics may be considered as threats to security and low-voltage contractors, within each potential problem is an opportunity for astute companies to get ahead of [...]

Getting Started in Educational Life Safety Systems – Part Two

Stu Tisdale

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On October 15th In Fire,System Sales Tips & Marketing Concepts
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In our last blog discussion we detailed some of the legal and licensing issues involved in the selling and installation of life safety systems for schools. Today we’ll finish up that topic with a few more very important points that dealers who are new to this market segment need to know. Public School Board Policies [...]

Getting Started in Educational Life Safety Systems – Part One

Stu Tisdale

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On October 10th In Fire,System Sales Tips & Marketing Concepts
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If your traditional business is the installation of intrusion and video surveillance systems, you might be missing a golden opportunity if you don’t include life safety projects in your business plan. There are hundreds of millions of dollars spent annually on fire alarm, mass notification, panic systems, and other technologies by all types of educational [...]

Discover New Opportunities in Educational Life Safety Systems

David Motz

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On October 8th In Access,Fire,IP Solutions,Video Surveillance
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The safety of students and staff in all types of educational environments from pre-school to universities has become a primary issue for school boards and educational entities. Recent events across the country over the past couple of years have focused attention on the need to protect students not only with traditional fire alarm systems but [...]