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Statcomm Employee Spotlight: Jeffrey Hurley

For this month’s Statcomm Employee Spotlight, it is our pleasure to introduce Jeff Hurley! A drummer, Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner and snowboarder, Jeff is a man of many talents and roles, with a passion for excellence and a love of fire safety. Jeff has been with...

Here We Grow Again!

At Statcomm, we are committed to the growing needs of our clients and the communities we serve. Due to the certification process for fire alarm and sprinkler technicians, there is a shortage of qualified technicians to serve our customers.  Statcomm taking steps to...

Statcomm Is Your All-In-One Fire Protection Resource

Statcomm has been proudly serving the Bay Area since 1992, including Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties. In that time, we have become one of the Bay Area’s premier life safety installation, maintenance and inspection services, with a...

Statcomms Employee Training Program

At Statcomm, we’re committed to seeing our employees not only succeed but thrive. Our technician onboarding and training program is designed to ensure every technician receives at the minimum, a functional knowledge of all Statcomm services, methods and procedures. ...

What to Expect When Expecting Statcomm

At Statcomm, we like to provide our clients the most accurate and up-to-date bids and information possible. The site walk is our first opportunity to examine the properties, structures, fire alarm/suppression and life safety systems at firsthand and eye-level, so to...

Hello readers, Captain Contest strikes again!

  Hello readers and welcome back! The winner for our first contest was Henry from the Christison Company.    Way to go, Henry! Contest rules: The contest is held four times a year coinciding with the...

Statcomm Employee Spotlight: Corey Haney

In this month’s Statcomm Employee Spotlight, we’re delighted to introduce you to Corey Haney! A tool collector, home renovator, foodie and travel aficionado who balances a sense of adventure with a strong safety ethic, Corey brings a diverse set of interests and...

Did You Know?  The New Requirements For Fire Sprinkler Technicians

State Assembly Bill 433 (2013) refers to all Fire Sprinkler Technicians. At the end of 2017, these requirements went into effect. The provisions of State Assembly Bill 433 spell out new requirements for the training, certification and ongoing education of technicians...

Don’t Let the Lights Go Out! Self Luminous Exit Signs

Self-luminous or photo-luminescent exit signs are a newer type of exit lights which do not require electricity. These types of lights have a set lifespan of 10, 15 or 20 years and are becoming more common in newer buildings, especially as low mounted “crawl” exit...

What to Expect When Expecting Statcomm

Statcomm left you a note on your door or in the entrance way of your building, now what do you do?  As part of our ongoing “What to expect series,” in this installment we want to give a bit of insight on what happens during the different inspections. In our April...

How to Spot Fake Technicians and Prevent Real Tragedies

KVTU reported that a fake fire alarm technician allegedly used a legitimate contractor’s license number and credentials improperly, “servicing” fire alarm systems throughout the bay area. When one of the systems the supposed technician serviced suffered a catastrophic...

Commercial Fire Sprinkler Systems San Jose

At Statcomm, we know every project is just a little bit different. Each space, application and client has its own unique needs, requirements, limitations and options. Because of this, we understand the importance of flexibility and adaptability. Recently, we had the...

Statcomm Employee Spotlight: Whitney Zobac

In this month’s Statcomm Employee Spotlight, we’re pleased to introduce you to Whitney Zobac! Whitney’s pre-Statcomm resume is extremely diverse, including education, work and travel on three continents. She has taught English as a Second Language in Thailand, served...

5 Year Fire Inspection Video

  The NFPA 25 standard (National Fire Protection Association), governs the inspection, testing and maintenance of water-based fire suppression systems and gives timelines for what should be covered in quarterly, semiannual, annual and five-year inspections. This...

Hello readers, Captain Contest strikes again!

This edition's question is "How many inspections are done yearly for the water-based fire suppression systems as specified in NFPA 25 Chapter 5 & 6?"   Hello readers and welcome back! The winner for our...

NFPA 25: What Does It Mean?

In the past decade, there has been a sharp proliferation in standards and guidance governing the inspection, testing and maintenance of fire suppression systems. In 2002, NFPA and the California Code of Regulations merged to create a cohesive guidance for how such...

CACM 2018: The Out of This World 411 From Statcomm!

The 2018 California Association of Community Managers Expo will be taking place at the Santa Clara Convention Center and Hyatt Regency on January 25th and 26th, 2018. This year’s theme is Out of This World, which we at Statcomm are particularly excited about! In...