Category Archives: Blog & News

We had an amazing Conference with dozens of alarm companies and vendors participating. We started with lunch at the Thanksgiving Point golf Course and then proceeded to have an 18 hole scramble with best ball. Mountain Alarm’s crew took the prize for first place. After the tournament was over we got together for the Dinner […]

The requirements for fire alarm signaling have been defined by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 72 National Fire Alarm Code. It defines the application, installation, location,performance, inspection, testing and maintenance of fire alarm systems, fire warning equipment and emergency warning equipment and their components, as well as the means for signal initiation, transmission, notification, […]

8 Reasons To Sell Smoke Detectors While I had used burglar alarms systems in places I had managed, I never had one in my home until I started working in the security industry. But it wasn’t until 2 years later that I really started learning how important a monitored smoke detector could be. I had […]

ESA Utah Training has been busy. There has been trainings almost every two weeks with around 40 people in each training.  We have some great trainers helping out. They are Jared Mellor, Erik Spotten, and Arlen. We also need to thank our executive director, Michelle Best, for all the hard work she does to make […]

that it plans on acquiring Devcon from Golden Gate for $148.5 million. This is the first large acquisition ADT has done since the spin off from Tyco last year. Devcon has around 117,000 accounts and $3.6 million in RMR. During an investor call this morning Gursahaney stated the transaction should close the first week of […]

iControl sues Alarm.com and Frontpoint.com This was interesting news to hit the web today.  It was on the Wall Street Journal at 10am.   Othermedia sources also picked up the story from the press release. It was only a matter of time before the two major Home Automation/Security Cloud services clashed. Alarm.com and iControl.  iControl […]

Monitronics set to acquire Security Networks in the next month Wow! What a surprise! I had no idea this was in the works. Did you? Just when Security Networks was starting to become known they are no longer. I wonder what former Moni dealers that turned Security Networks Dealers will think about this. An email […]