FIRE ALARMS – NEW CODES, TECHNOLOGY AND PRACTICES THAT WILL KEEP YOU OUT OF THE RED

Friday, June 22 | 8:30-9:30AM

The Code of Practice for the installation, transmission of signals and servicing of electronic fire alarm systems is a critical process that is governed under national, state and local code enforcement. As codes, technology and practices transform, it is imperative that dealers and integrators keep up with these changes, avoiding loss of profit, and more importantly, loss of life or property. In this session, you’ll hear from experts on: 
• New or updated codes that you need to know, and potential new ones being contemplated 
• Wireless technologies coming of age
• Signal transmission technology update
• Best practices for keeping you out of the red
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Mr. Don Childers
Chief Operating Officer
Security Central
Don Childers began working in the electronic security industry in May of 1992. Childers is the current Past President of the North Carolina Electronic Security Association and holds a North Carolina Limited Electrical Contractors license. He is NICET Level IV certified in fire alarms, and a member of the National Fire Protection Association. Childers was honored to receive the 2010 ESA/NTS Instructor of the Year award and served as the Education Chair of the ESX Program Advisory Committee for (3) years. Childers also served as the Chair of ESA’s Installation and Service Professionals (ISP) group, is on the ESA Education Committee as well as chair of the ESA Standards Fire/Life Safety Committee, and a past member of the IQ Board of Directors. He has also presented educational seminars at many of the industry’s top level tradeshows including ESX, ISC West, ISC East, TechSec Solutions, the CSAA annual meeting and Fall Ops, has been published in many security industry trade magazines and has published several technical pieces.
Childers is currently Chief Operating Officer of Security Central, Statesville, NC.

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Mr. Rodger Reiswig
VP, Industry Relations
Johnson Controls, Inc.
Rodger Reiswig – Vice President of Industry Relations at Johnson Controls. Instrumental in improving life safety for people around the globe.

Rodger has been with Johnson Controls for over 31 years. Starting his career as a fire alarm field technician, Rodger has held several positions in sales, sales engineering, training and management positions.

Rodger serves as Vice Chair of ESA’s STANDARDS AND FIRE/LIFE SAFETY COMMITTEE

Rodger is part of numerous industry and code related organizations and serves on 19 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) committees. He also has leadership positions in the Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA), US based National Electrical Manufacturers’ Association (NEMA), the ASME, and UL

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