Change out those old Smoke and CO Alarms

Posted by Dave Petersen on 9/13/2016 to Tech Tips
Upgrade your home, replace your old detectors with new 10 Year Lithium Battery Powered or Backed Up unit(s). Take advantage of the freedom from having to do the annual battery swap, but test them once a month, and put in an emergency evacuation plan so everyone knows how to get out if a fire happens

September is College Campus Fire Safety Month

Posted by Dave Petersen on 9/1/2016 to Tech Tips
Through the marvel of Social Media I re-connected with an old college buddy after 40 years... Brought back a lot of memories about the work and the play we had back in those days...

Summer is coming to a close!

Posted by Dave Petersen on 8/31/2016 to Tech Tips
Summer is quickly coming to a close, that means more living indoors, closed windows and on comes the heat... It also means cozy nights by the fireplace and the warmth of a wood stove, Oh ya, and the never ending threat of Carbon Monoxide poisoning.

Can your electrician test your Fire Alarm?

Posted by Dave Petersen on 8/31/2016 to Tech Tips
Building owners, Facility Managers do you have licensed electricians in your employ? Check your State's regulations, they may be certified to test Fire Alarm. Here is an inexpensive product they can use.

How to test Multi-Criteria detectors

Posted by Dave Petersen on 8/31/2016 to Tech Tips
Multi-Criteria typically need two forms of stimuli (Heat and Smoke) in order to test them quickly and efficiently, here's how.