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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 that 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 signs...

What’s the Best Alternative to Cellular for My Life Safety Systems?

Statcomm is committed to giving you the information you need to keep your property, tenants, and employees safe in the event of a life safety emergency such as a fire. In the previous article, we talked about the 3G sunset and its implications in terms of function for...

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...

3G Is Going Away—Is It Taking Your Life Safety Systems with It?

As cellular technology continues to become more popular and evolve further, slow, outdated or obsolete systems are gradually eliminated from the technosphere. This process, known as “sunsetting,” is intended to free up bandwidth and spectrum for companies to provide...

What to Expect When Expecting Statcomm

Statcomm left you a note on your door or in the entranceway 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...

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...

Inspection Stickers: Small Profile, Big Impact

If you have ever done a walkthrough of a property to either familiarize yourself with or see what fire and life safety devices are on site, you may have noticed various dated stickers. These stickers may be on any number of fire and life safety devices such as fire...

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...

What Is The NFPA, And Why Does It Matter?

The National Fire Protection Association was founded in 1896 to help prevent injury, death and economic losses resulting from fires. Today, NFPA is a global nonprofit organization with a membership of over 60,000 worldwide. NFPA’s consensus standards and building...

CC&Rs: Is It Time For an Audit?

Your community’s CC&Rs, or Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions are important documents which specify the rights and responsibilities of both homeowners/tenants and the property or community management team. These documents are intended to create a set of rules...

How Statcomm Inc. is Operating Under The Covid-19 Lockdown

As Statcomm provides life safety systems and property protection services for commercial properties and multi-family communities throughout the Greater Bay Area, we have ‘essential’ and on-call after-hours personnel (service technicians, dispatchers, management, etc.)...

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...

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...

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...

Trash Chutes Aren’t Trashy

In many multi-residence buildings such as hotels, condos, and high-rises, trash chutes are fairly commonplace. These make waste disposal convenient and hassle-free for people living on the higher levels, where transporting garbage, bed linens, etc. can pose not only a...

Captain Contest Is Back! Win A $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Captain Contest is back and we're offering a $25 Amazon gift card to those that can guess the secret phrase. In each of our articles, there will be an out of place letter or letters in the actual article. Find all the hidden letters to unscramble the mystery word or...

Fall into Statcomm’s Access Control Services

The leaves are changing, the holiday season merchandise is packing the store shelves and the kids are back to school. Autumn is upon us, which means colder temps and winter storms aren’t far behind. Now is a great time to make sure your property is prepared for the...