Cold Weather Preventive Maintenance for Fire Sprinklers

CAN FIRE SPRINKLERS FREEZE? As the temperatures drop below freezing throughout much of the country, the risk of freezing water pipes is on many peoples’ minds. We’ve all heard the risks and seen the damage of a frozen water pipe bursting, but what about the pipes in a fire sprinkler system? Can they freeze and…

Koorsen Vocational Program Receives the Indiana Career & Technical Education Award for Excellence

On February 17, Koorsen was honored to be recognized by the State of Indiana for their Koorsen Life Safety Technical Program, a program that trains high school seniors in fire protection and security systems. In partnership with the Walker Career Center, the Koorsen program received the Indiana Career & Technical Education Award for Excellence. The…

New Year’s Workplace Safety Checklist [Infographic]

The beginning of the year is the perfect time to perform a comprehensive workplace safety inspection of your business. While it shouldn’t take the place of professional inspections and testing, it never hurts to be extra diligent in ensuring the safety of your employees and your property. Below you will find a handy checklist available…

Which Security Camera Is Right for My Business?

Looking for security cameras for your business? While we recommend seeking a commercial security expert’s advice on the best security surveillance system for your business, it can also be helpful to know exactly what camera options are out there so you feel informed and confident in your decision. Whether you’re needing a single camera to watch over a…

Q&A with Dr. Bradley Howard, Koorsen Fire & Security Project Manager

Koorsen Q&A with Dr. Bradley Howard, Project Manager for Koorsen Fire & Security Dr. Bradley Howard wears many hats as an employee of Koorsen Fire & Security in Columbus, Ohio. Not only is he a Koorsen Project Manager, but also an appointed Principal Member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) on standards 17 and…

Koorsen Fire & Security Gives Back to Bowling Green Community

A New Community for Koorsen Koorsen is fairly new to the Bowling Green area, especially when you consider the company was founded over 70 years ago. In October 2015, Koorsen Fire & Security acquired Double Dome Systems in an effort to bring its expertise in life safety systems and services to the Bowling Green area.…

The Koorsen Difference in Vehicle Fire Suppression

At Koorsen, due to our many years of experience installing and servicing vehicle fire suppression systems on the hardest working machinery in the world, we’ve made many improvements to the systems that few other competitors do. Many of these improvements are simple yet effective additions and changes that won’t cost much additional money up front…

Q&A with David James, Cushman & Wakefield Lead Engineer

What is it like to manage a large office building in Columbus, Ohio? We recently sat down with David James, a lead engineer who manages and maintains an office building for Cushman & Wakefield in the Columbus neighborhood of Worthington.  He talked about what a lead engineer’s job entails and how Koorsen Fire & Security…

Beyond PA Systems – The Latest in Emergency Communication Tech

CENTURY OLD TECHNOLOGY The Public Address (PA) System dates all the way back to 1910. It began with the Automatic Electric Company of Chicago, who developed the first public address system that they called the “Automatic Enunciator”. The Automatic Enunciator was installed in hospitals, department stores, factories, and railroad stations. While it was marketed as a way to make general…