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Catch Statcomm At These Following Events

Like so many of our friends, neighbors, and clients in the community, Statcomm has been feeling a little touch of cabin fever ourselves! We’re pleased to announce that we’re starting to get our social groove back, and we’re excited to showcase the various places...

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...

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...

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...

Active Loss Control

With Memorial Day behind us and the summer season in full swing, barbecues, fireworks, and other summertime traditions are becoming the order of the day. With grills and fireworks comes additional risk to property and lives from fire and fire-related injuries. Whether...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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’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...

Non-Renewal Compliance

“Testing is really expensive, isn’t it?” “Didn’t we just certify last year?” “Why is our insurance company threatening to end our policy?” Questions like these come up a lot, especially when it comes to life safety systems. These testing requirement intervals are...

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...

Statcomm Prepares For Busy And Challenging New Year

As we move forward into 2021, everyone at Statcomm has committed to meeting the challenges imposed by the unprecedented landscape of 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic, while assuring our clients, friends, neighbors, and communities the same excellent service and superior...

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...

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...