Best-of-the-best guidelines for handling low voltage wiring
The A-Z reference on designing, installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting modern security and fire alarm systems is now fully up-to-date in a new edition. Prepared by Terry Kennedy and John E. Traister, authors with over three decades of hands-on experience apiece in the construction industry, Low Voltage Wiring: Security/Fire Alarm Systems, Third Edition provides all the appropriate wiring data you need to work on security and fire alarm systems in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. A CD-ROM packaged with the book conveniently puts at your fingertips sample forms, checklists, a fully-searchable glossary, and hot-linked industry reference URLs. In addition, you get:
*Important safety tips
* Lists of regulations
* Explanations of emerging technologies
*Useful treatments of estimating and bidding
* Much more
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LOW VOLTAGE WIRING SECURITY/FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS
The business and technical handbook for low voltage wiring
Burglars, vandals, fires, even industrial spies don't stand a chance against a professionally alarmed building, but today there is a serious shortage of security and other low voltage contractors and technicians. Now, you can take advantage of the boom. LOW VOLTAGE WIRING SECURITY/FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS has the answers--with the CD, this book is not just a training kit featuring all the skills necessary to design, install, and maintain security and fire alarm systems in any building--it is a complete business management and growth tutorial.
The best source of expert answers to your low voltage business and practical, field questions, LOW VOLTAGE WIRING SECURITY/FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS can allow you to prosper from the rapid growth of the low voltage industry.
* A comprehensive source of easy-to-use answers for designing, installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting security and fire alarm systems in residential and commercial buildings
* Don't miss out on cabling, building automation, andthe coming of photovoltaic circuits
* Understand blueprints: dimensions, symbols, the keynotes for success
* A look at the code
* Quick guide to troubleshooting techniques
* Loaded with photos, drawings, and checklists that back up the text
* How to maximize profits as a low voltage contractor
INCLUDES BUSINESS-BUILDING TOOLS:
* Estimating guidelines and tips
* Additional profit centers
* Writing real-world contracts
* CD with downloadable business checklists
About the Author:
* Loaded with business aids
* Time-saving checklists
* Internet addresses for industry contacts
* Live, searchable glossary
JOHN E. TRAISTER (deceased) was involved in the electrical industry for more than 35 years and wrote several best-selling McGraw-Hill books, including the HANDBOOK OF ELECTRICAL DESIGN DETAILS and the NEC HANDBOOK. He was the original author of SECURITY/FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS.
TERRY KENNEDY is an analyst for Liberty Mutual and scrutinizes the causes of defects in major construction lawsuits. He has had a hands-on involvement with the construction industry for over 30 years--carpenter, electrician, general contractor, construction manager, estimator--a thorough knowledge of the industry. Mr. Kennedy is a freelance writer, has been a featured speaker and lecturer, has recently completed the 2nd Edition of the ROOFING HANDBOOK, and is working on the ROOFER'S INSTANT ANSWER BOOK for McGraw-Hill.
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