Posts in the ‘Other Stuff’ Category

Guest Post: Honeywell Total Connect and SkyBell (Sell What It Does, Not What It Is)

Russ Ackerman by Russ Ackerman | 02.07.2017

Russ is Director of Residential and Small Business Sales for Atlantic Security in Jacksonville, FL. Those of us that have been in the alarm industry for a few years have seen a lot of new products and services become available to our potential customers. Home automation devices are being developed like never before and all […]

CONNECT 2016 Attendees Help the Community

Cindy Nardella by Cindy Nardella | 11.29.2016

Another CONNECT event is in the history books – and boy, what a good one it was! At CONNECT 2016, in Hollywood Florida, we had over 800 attendees from the Honeywell Authorized Dealer programs. To kick things off, Honeywell hosted the second annual community service event at CONNECT. One thing that stands out about the Honeywell […]

A Close Call with a Silent Killer

Ralph Maniscalco by Ralph Maniscalco | 11.21.2016

While in the back yard of my home this summer, I heard the CO alarm go off on the first floor. As I was running upstairs to check on my wife and daughter, the central station called and notified me of the alarm. They told us to leave immediately and that they would summon the […]

An Intelligent Look at Smart Buildings

John Smith by John Smith | 03.15.2016

Recently, we released findings from a first-of-its kind survey designed to gauge just how “smart” America’s buildings are. The good news for security integrators – organizations realize that safety (and therefore, security) is a critical component to making a building smart. The not-so-good news – many of these organizations don’t quite realize just how far their […]

Guest Post: Shooter Detection for Utility Market

Christian Connors by Christian Connors | 02.02.2016

Christian Connors is the CEO of Shooter Detection Systems. The April 16, 2013 attacks on the PG&E Metcalf substation almost took out power to Silicon Valley, forcing NERC and security professionals to accelerate efforts to address the possibility of a sniper attack that could result in crippling power loss to our nation. As a part […]