Say Hello to the ADS Security Blog


ADS Security has introduced the ADS Security Blog. The blog features life safety tips, security best practices for home and business, industry insights, customer stories, and educational videos. Recent posts include, “Family Fire Escape Planning, Things You Need to Know”; a video chat with ADS Security CEO John Cerasuolo about leadership; and a customer sharing how ADS kept her property safe during a home break in. Blogs, posts and videos are updated frequently. Customers can search for subjects on the Web page and add comments to each blog post. Visit


AES Corporation Unveils Redesigned Website


AES’s new mobile friendly website offers easy navigation for viewing company capabilities; solutions and technology offerings; products and services; and information on industry news and events. In addition, the Fire Marshal Resources page is now accessible on the site’s homepage, located next to the Dealer Login button. A new Resources tab provides visitors with quick access to dealer forms and tools; and there is no more searching one-by-one for product data sheets and manuals — they are now all available in one place (under Resources) as well as posted on each product landing page. Also, dealers can use their login name/password to access KnowledgeBase + Case Tracker solutions as well as technical support via the customer portal, all via a smartphone or tablet.


Blogging About the Modern Home


The Custom Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) knows about fit and form when it comes to designing eye-catching homes filled with state-of-the-art tech. CEDIA’s blog entry, “How They Did It: Sharing a Modern Makeover”offers a step-by-step peek at a home’s automation installation that used Crestron integration for all the home’s basic functions: lighting, shading, security, and AV on a simple interface.  The beautiful photos of the work are also available on the blog post, which walks the reader through the process of integrating systems and shares the challenges the builders faced when creating a home with so many integrated features. Visit


Are You Ready to Take the “LEED?”


 Earth Day may be over but Honeywell knows that environmental awareness isn’t something that happens just once a year. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building certification program, driven by the U.S. Green Building Council, is helping building owners and operators use resources more efficiently; and Honeywell is helping to make this program and its valuable impacts more visible to building tenants and guests through the LEED Dynamic Plaque program. How? Watch the video and find out at