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Emergency Exit Lighting Installation, Inspection & Service

Emergency exit lighting and signage are among the most important safety features of any business.

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The Advantages of Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) Systems

It’s much more effective for businesses to be proactive and work to prevent security flaws, rather than pick up the pieces after an unfortunate incident occurs.

One of the most effective ways to bolster your security posture is through closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems—a combination of mounted cameras and alarms that record uninterrupted video of commercial properties.

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Avoiding Fire Alarm Violations With Routine Inspection & Maintenance

Too often, faulty smoke detectors, manual pull stations, water flow devices, notification devices—including strobes, horn strobes, and bells—and other fire alarm violations prevent life safety systems from detecting the needed situation and ushering staff and patrons to safety.

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Commercial Lighting Safety & Energy Efficiency

Adequate lighting is essential for any commercial property—a critical component for creating a safe working environment, delineating exit strategies, and providing a productive atmosphere.

From day-to-day operations to emergency situations, companies should be able to rely on their lighting for consistent, uninterrupted, and non-hazardous operation.

However, a substantial amount of indoor and outdoor commercial lighting is antiquated—not only wasting money and energy, but creating numerous risks in the event of failure.

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Generators for Buildings: Proactive Installation & Potential Hazards

Generators are essential operation components for businesses in any industry—from the pharmaceutical and medical sectors to supermarkets and office buildings. Whether powering refrigerators to sustain perishables or keeping electronics up and running, they provide continuous electricity throughout natural disasters, outages, and other disruptions.

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What Do I Need To Meet Carbon Monoxide Detection Requirements?

In 2014, police officers, paramedics, and fire crews rushed to Huntington Station on Long Island, New York  in response to reports a woman had fallen and hit her head in the basement of Legal Sea Foods restaurant at the shopping mall Walt Whitman Shops.

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What Is Cellular Alarm Monitoring?

The traditional method of using landline fire alarm and security systems to transmit emergency signals across telephone wires has proven unsafe, unreliable, and slow—rendering businesses and retailers without the security they need in times of crisis.

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