Training as a Service Receives Positive Reviews at Launch

Training as a Service Receives Positive Reviews at Launch

Cookie-cutter training solutions will not work to meet the needs of today’s employers. With a tight labor market making retention a priority, proper onboarding and training programs could be the difference between making 2020 a fantastic year or a flop...
Holmes Security Systems Racks Up Resideo Connect Awards

Holmes Security Systems Racks Up Resideo Connect Awards

ESA Member Holmes Security Systems of North Carolina earned multiple Resideo Connect awards in late 2019. Resideo recognized the company with its Life Safety Award, Community Service Award, Circle of Excellence, Security Marketing Excellence Award and the 2019 Medal of Honor.  According to Stephen Wheeler, president of Holmes Security Systems, his company won these awards because of the team’s dedication...
Emergency Landing: John Loud Trades Turbulence for Closed Circuits

Emergency Landing: John Loud Trades Turbulence for Closed Circuits

John Loud, president of LOUD Security Systems in Georgia and ESA’s most recently elected vice president of the Executive Committee, did not begin his career anywhere close to the electronic security industry. His journey began with a degree in political...
Don’t Sweat the Proof: Moon Security Monitors Alcohol Consumption for Courts

Don’t Sweat the Proof: Moon Security Monitors Alcohol Consumption for Courts

The electronic security industry and its related technologies are increasingly being used to provide novel services in a wide variety of scenarios. One such innovation is offered by ESA Member company Moon Security, which provides a unique service to courts...
ESA’s National Training School Continues to Grow Recognition among AHJs

ESA’s National Training School Continues to Grow Recognition among AHJs

As it prepares for 2020, ESA’s National Training School (NTS) continues to garner approvals from new jurisdictions to provide its quality training and certifications to more electronic security and life safety industry professionals across the nation. NTS is already the...
What Integrators Can Learn from the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral Fire

What Integrators Can Learn from the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral Fire

A sole reliance on onsite monitoring was a key factor in the improper response to the alarms at the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, allowing the fire time to spread and cause irreversible damage to the historic structure. Father-daughter pair Tim...
Key Concepts for Effective Project Management

Key Concepts for Effective Project Management

Effective project management is a competitive advantage. Imagine your projects excelling on all key performance indicators, finishing on time and causing you less stress; this scenario could be your reality with a superstar project manager on your team. According to...
Smooth Transition for B Safe Security

Smooth Transition for B Safe Security

ESA member company B Safe Security (B Safe) recently acquired nearby companies Securitech and DC Security Systems, continuing a trend of growth and acquisitions for the company. Neil Appel, vice president of sales and marketing at B Safe, says the transition went smoothly for the team, which is no stranger...
Old Dogs, New Tech: Scientists Interface Pets with PERs

Old Dogs, New Tech: Scientists Interface Pets with PERs

[embed]https://youtu.be/I3vqM613rPw[/embed] “We can now imagine a system where the dog is a sensor,” says Melody Jackson, founder and director of the FIDO project at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Jackson, who has a doctorate in computer science, leads a team...
Cutting the Wires: ESA’s National Training School Offering New Course Series to Bolster Wireless Expertise

Cutting the Wires: ESA’s National Training School Offering New Course Series to Bolster Wireless Expertise

The smart home is big, but homeowners aren’t the only tech-hungry habitants. For renters in apartments and office spaces where rewiring is prohibited, wireless systems could provide security for inhabitants and new revenue streams for integrators. According to the National...

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