By: Kurt Canova, President of Tech Electronics
At surface level, nearly all business owners and decision makers understand that adaptability is a useful trait – at least enough to pay lip-service to the idea of pursuing it. Buzzwords and phrases like “nimble,” “agile” and “turn on a dime” are nearly inescapable in the business world these days. But when the rubber meets the road, it is often human nature to emphasize comfort and familiarity, and lean on pre-existing plans.
When it comes to buildings, green is the new black. Ecological responsibility is a hot-button issue, and measures promoting energy efficiency are becoming more and more common. In the United States, buildings account for 41% of total energy consumption, and nearly 40% of all CO2 output, making them key targets for improvement.
According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), U.S. fire departments respond to calls about residential fires every 86 seconds. And while firefighters are incredibly efficient and effective at their jobs, fires still result in 2,650 civilian deaths and over $7 billion in property damage each year.
The Fourth of July should be one of the best days of the year – packed with patriotism, friends, family and food. Too often, however, the celebration is ruined by an unwanted guest: fire. Experts say the Fourth of July is the most dangerous holiday weekend of the year, due in large part to fire-related incidents. At Tech, we love the Fourth as much as anyone, which is why we want to help you arm yourself with some crucial fire safety tips, and keep your Independence Day safe and fun!
By: Chris Wilhelm
In 1871, the Great Chicago Fire caused the destruction of nearly 3.3 square miles of the metropolitan Chicago area, the loss of 100,000+ resident homes, and the deaths of over 300 people. In commemoration of this devastating event, National Fire Prevention Week was established to act as an annual reminder of the importance of fire safety education and awareness.
owned by Focused Senior Communities, is redefining the delivery of skilled-nursing in our community. The radically new, untraditional skilled-nursing facility is designed to resemble single-family homes in a traditional residential neighborhood. The cul-de-sac neighborhood will consist of six homes featuring an open kitchen, central dining rooms, cozy family rooms with fireplace, den, spa and ten private rooms with en-suite full baths. Another home-like touch is the large landscaped patios with lush gardens and walking paths around the 5.2-acre community.
Tech Electronics of Columbia Provides Technology Solutions for Boone County Emergency Communication Center
Columbia, MO (June 8, 2016) – Tech Electronics of Columbia provides technology solutions for the new Boone County Emergency Communication Center. The new $12.8 million facility, completed June 8, includes 500K in state-of-the-art communication and life safety technology.
When one is faced with six minutes from the time a fire is started to catastrophic failure, one must understand that time is of the essence to properly detect very early signs of a potential fire.
Sherbrooke Village, a long-term care facility located in South St. Louis, MO was expanding its current campus to include a – 60 bed – rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility. The Lodge, was in need a of a complete technology solution, from fire alarm to a wireless network that would provide its residents and staff with a secure, modern and comfortable environment.