Koorsen Fire & Security Chat

Koorsen Fire & Security Chat

By Koorsen Fire & Security
Welcome to Fire & Security Chat brought to you by Koorsen Fire & Security where we talk about the technology and equipment used to protect and secure life and property.

Topics include fire sprinklers, access control, commercial security, fire suppression, fire alarms, fire extinguishers, kitchen suppression, and more.
More places to listen

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Security Camera Types & Technology
On today’s episode, I will be talking to LeVar Patterson, Security Sales Engineer at Koorsen Fire & Security, about security camera types and technology. What types of cameras would one normally see in a business? What are some of the newer security camera types in the market? How has security camera technology changed and advanced over the past 10 years? What is the difference between thermal and infrared security cameras? Who are the best commercial security companies near me?
33:09
August 13, 2019
CO2 Fire Extinguishers vs Halotron Fire Extinguishers
Join us as we talk with Brick Keltner, Corporate Shop Trainer, about CO2 fire extinguishers and Halotron fire extinguishers. We'll talk about the differences between the two and which one is the better choice for most applications. 
26:07
July 12, 2019
Intro to Dry Chemical Fire Suppression Systems
Join us as we talk with Mike Martin, Pre-Engineered Corporate Trainer at Koorsen Fire & Security, about dry chem fire suppression systems. We'll learn about what a dry chemical suppression system is? What applications is it for? Is it required for certain applications? What are the service and inspection requirements? Contact us to learn more about dry chem suppression systems. 
39:40
June 11, 2019
Koorsen Cares - Giving Back to the Communities We Serve
Join us as we  talk with Abigail Bryant, Marketing Coordinator at Koorsen Fire & Security, about Koorsen Cares, our community service outreach initiative at Koorsen. We'll talk about the many wonderful acts of kindness, community service, and customer service stories that have taken place across our organization. We'll also talk about our partnership with the American Heart Association and how we are helping them raise money to fight heart disease and stroke. We also, hope this episode inspires our listeners to join us and give back to their own communities.  
42:09
May 29, 2019
The Koorsen Fire & Security Training Center & Museum
The Koorsen Training Center produces the best-trained technicians in the industry. Join us as we chat with Tyler Rice, Director of Learning & Development at the Koorsen Training Center. Learn what makes the Training Center so special from our industry's finest trainers to our immersive and thorough hands-on training experience to an a-plus team of instructional designers and administration that make it all run smoothly and effectively. And learn about the best kept secret in Indianapolis, the Koorsen Museum. 
38:20
May 22, 2019
Analyzing the Notre Dame Cathedral Fire - Lessons Learned and Key Takeaways
On this episode, we will be talking with Nick Rojowski, District Systems Manager at Koorsen Fire & Security about the Notre Dame Cathedral fire in Paris, France. We will look into what happened, what we learned, and key takeaways that we can apply to other historic buildings and structures. We'll learn about the mistakes that were made from misidentifying the first alarm as a false alarm to not installing fire walls or sprinklers in the attic of the cathedral. 
32:32
May 15, 2019
Types of Fire Sprinkler Systems
Join us as we talk with JD Burden, Corporate Trainer at Koorsen Fire & Security about the different types of fire sprinklers. We'll learn about the many types, how they work, and where you will typically find them. Some of the questions that will be answered are: What is a wet pipe fire sprinkler system? What is a dry pipe fire sprinkler system? What is a deluge system? What is a pre-action fire sprinkler system? What is an ESFR sprinkler? What is an in rack sprinkler system?
21:12
May 8, 2019
Residential Kitchen Fire Suppression Systems
 Join us as we talk with Mike Martin, Pre-Engineered Corporate Trainer at Koorsen Fire & Security. We'll be talking about residential kitchen fire suppression systems. While most of us are familiar with kitchen suppression systems in commercial kitchens and restaurants, they are also suppression systems that are designed for kitchens in single homes, condominiums, retirement homes, and college dorms. Learn about the history of these residential systems and how they have evolved to become very similar to the kitchen hood suppression systems in commercial kitchens.
27:43
April 24, 2019
Taking a Look at Security in Today's Schools
On today's episode, I will be talking to Richard Phillips, Security Alarm & Monitoring Sales at the Koorsen Fire & Security Nashville branch, about the changes and evolution of security in schools over the years. We will talk about current security technology that school systems are using right now and emerging security tech that will most likely become common place in schools in the not so distant future.  
38:24
April 18, 2019
Derby, Basketball and Bourbon - A Chat with the Louisville Branch
Join us as we sit down with Ernie Hobbs, Sales Manager for the Koorsen Fire & Security Louisville branch. During this episode we talk all about Louisville and how this great city is growing by leaps and bounds. We also talk about how Koorsen Fire & Security has been a part of this great community for many, many years protecting and securing businesses of all sizes and in all industries. 
26:44
April 10, 2019
Kitchen Fire Safety
 On today’s episode, I will be talking to Tonya Hardgrove about her role in promoting Koorsen Fire & Security’s expertise in kitchen fire safety to AHJs, future chefs, and restaurant professionals.  
32:22
April 3, 2019
Introduction to Fire Pumps
Join us as we talk with JD Burden, Corporate Trainer at Koorsen Fire & Security. We'll be talking with JD today about fire pumps. What is a fire pump? How do they work? What type of inspections are required?
17:44
March 27, 2019
Fire Alarm System Inspections &Testing
Join us as we talk with David Wright, Fire Alarm Corporate Trainer at Koorsen Fire & Security. We'll be talking about fire alarm systems and, in particular, inspections and testing. How often do they need to be inspected? What is tested? How is the fire alarm system inspected and tested?
28:47
March 20, 2019
CO2 Fire Suppression Systems
Join us as we talk with Chris White, Clean Agent Corporate Trainer at Koorsen Fire & Security. I'll be asking Chris some frequently asked questions about CO2 systems. Are CO2 suppression systems dangerous? Where are CO2 suppression systems used? Why is CO2 used instead of clean agent?
33:08
March 13, 2019
Commercial Fire Alarm FAQs
Join us as we ask Nick Rojowski, District Systems Manager, frequently asked questions on commercial fire alarms. Do I need a fire alarm if I have a sprinkler system? Can Koorsen inspect any fire alarm panel? What fire alarm devices are required for my building
35:36
March 6, 2019
Clean Agent Inspections & Testing
Join us as we talk with Chris White, Clean Agent Corporate Trainer, about clean agent suppression system inspections and testing. How often does the system need to be inspected and tested? What is inspected and serviced during the semiannual inspection? Are people who work around the protected spaced required to have training on the clean agent system? 
56:25
February 27, 2019
Hydro Testing Fire Extinguishers and Other Cylinders
Join us as we talk with Brick Keltner, Corporate Shop Trainer, about hydro testing fire extinguishers and cylinders. What is a hydro test? What cylinders, besides fire extinguishers, are hydro tested? 
25:22
February 20, 2019
Fire Safety Has Gone to the Dogs - The Kasey Program
Join us as we talk about the Kasey Program with Jeff Owen, the founder of the program. The Kasey Program features two black Labrador dogs that do tricks as a way to teach kids about fire safety. Learn about the history of the Kasey Program and how many kids the program has taught fire & life safety skills to since it began back in 1995.
31:22
February 13, 2019
Fire Suppression Enclosure Integrity
Learn why room integrity is so important to the effectiveness of the fire suppression system. What goes into designing and building a clean agent fire suppression system? What are some common mistakes people make that hurt or impair the integrity of the room?
32:26
February 6, 2019
Intro to Fire Suppression Systems
 Join us as we talk about fire suppression systems with Chris White, Clean Agent Corporate Trainer at Koorsen. Learn the basics about fire suppression systems. What are they? Where would you find them? How do they work? Are they dangerous to humans? 
34:23
January 31, 2019
Cyber Security & Security Cameras
Join us as we discuss cyber security and security camera vulnerabilities. Learn how security cameras are hacked and what steps to take to make them more secure.
35:14
January 23, 2019
Access Control Systems
Join us as we talk about the basics of access control systems. What are they? How do they work? What are the benefits? 
23:37
January 16, 2019
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