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Time to tackle trade tool van theft

Van Vault is just one of the companies now putting its weight behind a campaign to tackle tool van tool theft. Plumber Peter Booth launched a petition last year aiming to get the issue of van theft taken more seriously. His #noVANber social media campaign calls on the Government...
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ECA backs Government plans for electrical safety

Following the Government’s recent response to a public consultation on electrical safety in the private rented sector (PRS), trade body ECA has responded to the main conclusions. ECA Director of Technical Steve Martin commented: “ECA has long argued for regular electrical checks...
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Three security brands form new division

Chubb Locks Custodial Services (CLCS), Intelligent Locking Systems (ILS) and Pickersgill-Kaye (Kaye) have formed as the High Security & Safety group, a new division of Assa Abloy Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, to provide a stronger, more comprehensive offering to...
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How CONNECT Helps Grow Business

I’ve noticed several trends in commercial security over the past year: some that affect day-to-day business operations and others that change the very services you provide. For those of you going to CONNECT 2018, we have a lot of opportunities through general session, educational...
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Advances in Video Analytics are Transforming Security

Within the physical security industry, there has historically been a disciplinary distinction between video surveillance, intrusion detection and access control solutions.  Although these solutions could be integrated by a by single management system or designed to work together,...
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Should You Upgrade or Expand Your Video Security System?

Analogue or digital? When it comes to video security systems, it’s not so black and white – in fact, there are many shades of gray. Traditional analogue video security systems have been around for several decades. However, with that history comes increasing technological...
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Choosing Between Access Control Hosting Methods

For decades, electronic access control (EAC) systems were tied to an on premise computer that was dedicated to running management software. Sometimes this computer was in an accessible location, other times it was tucked away in a server room. Today, software is still a viable...
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How to Win Office Temperature Wars

Jack is a busy guy. He’s the Facilities Manager for a dozen locations of a regional retail chain. From his corporate office, Jack can sense the thermostat wars going on in the stores, there’s just nothing he can do about it — until he installs a cloud-connected HVAC system that...
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Your Walls Can Talk – Find Out What They Can Say

Your organization is built around progress, efficiency and strong communication and your facilities can be as well. At Honeywell, we are excited to bring the world of IoT and Connected Buildings to you TODAY. We have an extensive new line up of exciting real-world hardware and...
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Physically Securing Your Small Business with the Cloud

Owning a small-to-medium-size business (SMB) is not a full-time job. It’s more like six. Or 12. SMB owners will tell you they wear many different hats to keep their businesses running. Owners need to know enough about a range of critical business elements like finance, IT and...
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