Fire Alarm

Nearly 40% of Christmas Tree Home Fires Occur in January

The gifts have been opened, the ornaments are starting to sag, and the fallen pine needles are multiplying daily. These are clear signs that it’s time to remove the Christmas tree and other holiday decorations from your home. The longer they’re in your home, the more they dry out, making them a significant fire hazard. … Continue reading
General Security Systems System Integration and Web-based Applications Vape Detectors

Schools Need to be on Alert (and be Alerted) as Vaping Reaches Three Million Students – Part III

Unfortunately, this is where some schools have blurred the line between security and invasion of privacy. Recently an Alabama principal made headlines after he ordered the removal of the doors in several of his school’s bathroom stalls. In that Alabama case, the doors were put back in one week later after parents issued concerns about … Continue reading
General Security Systems System Integration and Web-based Applications Vape Detectors

SCHOOLS NEED TO BE ON ALERT (AND BE ALERTED) AS VAPING REACHES THREE MILLION STUDENTS – Part II

Ways to track vaping in school restrooms has increased dramatically over the years as more and more companies are creating sophisticated vaping detectors, some that even have the capabilities to detect loud noises, which can be an indication of bullying, breaking glass, and other possible violent or anti-social behavior. New York’s Plainedge High School was … Continue reading
Vape Detectors

Schools Need to be on Alert (and be Alerted) as Vaping Reaches Three Million Students

For years manufacturers have been finding ways to make products more appealing to kids, either by design or through the senses (i.e. smell, taste, etc.). We now have grape-flavored pediatric cold medicine and vitamins that look like Gummy Bears. So it makes perfect sense that we also now have odors that smell like cool mint … Continue reading
General Security Systems

The Secret Service Could Learn from Alarm and Security Professionals

When a man successfully climbed over a fence and then ran directly inside our nations most secure house unimpeded. According to an article in Security Sales & Integration magazine, a man claiming to be an Iraq War veteran successfully climbed over the fence and then ran directly inside the White House unimpeded, simply defies the … Continue reading
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