With a verified alarm from Sonitrol, your inventory will be secure. From video cameras and fire monitoring to access control that allows you to determine which employees may enter your facility and at the hours you determine, we have options to fit your needs. One of our professional design consultants will give you a free assessment to see how Sonitrol can give you security peace of mind. Contact us at (800) 444-1191.
Flavia, from Team Sonitrol, took Subway for lunch to say thank you to the team of officers who recently made two apprehensions at a local Subway we monitor. If Sonitrol is monitoring your business, the moment we determine a break-in is in progress, we dispatch law enforcement. Great job, EPD, keeping local businesses safe! Many thanks to Officer Cody Smith, Officer Jeremy McCrary, Officer Andrew Kingston, and Officer Eric Slaton!
Burglars simply can’t tip toe or step around motion detector zones to avoid detection with Sonitrol’s advanced audio technology. This innovative security protection means we protect your entire facility, wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling. It doesn’t matter if they are sneaking in through an unconventional entry point, such as a HVAC vent or a ceiling. Our audio technology hears the faintest noises and our Central Station monitoring team can immediately determine and verify if a break-in is in progress and dispatch law enforcement. There’s no reason to waste time with a traditional alarm that can leave so much of your property vulnerable to theft. One of our security design consultants would be happy to tell you how our Sonitrol alarms can offer you comprehensive protection. Call us for a FREE quote and design at 1-(800) 444-1191.
We have another large installation completed for one of our commercial clients. Great job, Adam from Team Sonitrol! Call us today at 1(800) 444-1191 to see how we can design the security system just for your business needs. We offer audio alarms, verified video, access control, fire systems, medical pendants, panic buttons and more, all monitored 24 hours a day from our downtown Central Station.
Our commitment to protecting the community began in 1969, when local dentist, Dr. William Standring, “Doc”, opened Sonitrol of Evansville. Doc’s cousin, the inventor Bob Baxter, had teamed up with a police officer in Anderson, Indiana just five years earlier and launched Sonitrol, the first of its kind verified alarm company that used audio technology to catch intruders. Unlike motion-based alarms that criminals knew how to bypass by simply stepping outside of the motion detector range, Sonitrol alarms provided wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling coverage with unique listening capabilities. This meant that if someone attempted to break-in from a non-conventional entry point, such as a ceiling or roof-top entrance, the audio sensor would hear the noise and alert the Central Station monitoring team. Doc was so impressed with this technology that he opened his own franchise in Evansville so he could provide verified alarms to the community and help police increase apprehensions.
One of Doc’s favorite memories was when the team at Sonitrol of Evansville and EPD apprehended someone entering through a local pharmacy’s roof the very first week the new Sonitrol alarm was installed. That same pharmacy had been plagued with repeated break-ins and theft up until Doc convinced them to try a Sonitrol alarm!
Today, over fifty years after Doc’s alarm company launched, our technology has expanded to offer verified video and audio monitoring, access control, fire monitoring, and more. With over 181,000 and counting criminal apprehensions, Sonitrol is a trusted name and a leader in security. We would love to give you and your business, your home, or property a detailed security plan, designed to suit your needs. Call us at 1-800-444-1191.
Don’t fall victim to the silent killer! Carbon Monoxide Safety Precautions
You wake up in the middle of the night feeling nauseous, dizzy and your head is pounding. If you are like most people, your first self-diagnosis would be FLU! You would probably go back to bed to see if you could sleep it off; maybe hit the medicine cabinet for something to ease your pain. However, if this was carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, you and everyone in the building would be in SERIOUS trouble. In a news report this week, 3 people fell victim to this killer due to a faulty pool heater at a hotel. Two of these people died two months ago. CO had been seeping through the walls and officials were able to locate the CO leak, but only after the third fatality, an 11 year old boy.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, each year in America, CO poisoning is responsible for:
- 400+ deaths
- 20,000+ emergency room visits
- 4,000+ Hospitalizations
What is carbon monoxide and how is it produced?
Carbon Monoxide is a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas. It is produced from various fuels including coal, wood, charcoal, oil, kerosene, propane, and natural gas. All equipment that uses internal combustion produces carbon monoxide like automobiles and trucks, generators, and pressure washers.
What are the symptoms of CO poisoning?
Because CO has no color, taste or smell, it is virtually undetectable to human senses. A proper diagnosis can go undetected if CO is not suspected. Symptoms include:
- Mental Confusion
- Loss of muscular coordination
- Loss of consciousness
These symptoms will vary on length of exposure.
How can you reduce exposure to CO poisoning?
- Install a CO alarm that meets UL safety requirements. Put them in hallways and every room, especially any rooms that are attached to a garage. Be sure to test them every year and change the batteries. Never disregard a CO alarm!
- Never operate a portable gasoline powered engine inside your garage, home or any other enclosed building. Do not idle your car in the garage, even with the door open.
- Do not burn charcoal or use portable fuel burning camping equipment in your home, an enclosed building or a tent. Make sure you are in a well ventilated area when using this equipment.
- Schedule qualified professionals to install all gas appliances including heating systems, refrigerators, and water heaters to ensure they meet manufacturer’s code. Have appliances inspected and serviced annually to check for blockages, corrosion, or bad connections. Keep gas appliances properly adjusted. Install and use an exhaust fan vented to the outdoors over gas stoves.
- Chimneys should be checked and cleaned every year to prevent blockage from debris. Be sure to open the flue when the fireplace is in use.
- Never use a gas appliance, such as a stove top, oven or dryer for heating.
Don’t wait for a tragedy to happen to you or someone close to you! Take the time NOW to ensure that those in your care are safe from this silent killer!