Announcing Security Design Award

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SecuritySpecifiers is pleased to announce the inaugural Elliot A. Boxerbaum Award
for Security Design Project of the Year.
The Elliot A. Boxerbaum Memorial Award will be presented to a consulting or engineering company which designed and specified a completed security design project, accepted by the client in 2016. It will recognize collaboration, design excellence, uniqueness, creativity, and administration factors which contributed to a highly successful security project. The presentation will occur at CONSULT 2017, SecuritySpecifiers Technical Security Symposium on October 23, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas.
Award project finalists and designers will be featured on Security InfoWatch and in Security Technology Executive magazine.

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Guide to MasterFormat 2016 Division 28

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SecuritySpecifiers has developed a Resource Guide detailing the comprehensive changes affecting Electronic Safety and Security that have been implemented in the latest issue of CSI's MasterFormat. While most changes have occurred in Division 28, there have also been important related changes in Divisions 08 (Openings), 11 (Equipment), and 27 (Communications). The guide features cross references from MasterFormat 2014 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2014, noting areas that have been moved, added or deleted. This guide is available for ordering and download in PDF format through the following link.
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Today's Featured Consultant - 5/23/2017

Featured Consultant Name Image.  Ed Chandler

Ed Chandler
Security by Design Inc.

Mr. Chandler is the Chairman of Security By Design, Inc. and has been involved in the design of many aspects of security, fire and data center coordination for more than 35 years. He is recognized as an expert in systems integration for security alarms, access control, fire detection and suppression, closed circuit television, intercom, and emergency shutdown processes for computer facilities. There are several very large security systems, spanning multiple countries, which were designed and coordinated by Mr. Chandler. He has coordinated, designed, and specified integrated security approaches for office complexes, industrial facilities, laboratories, schools, and high-end residential homes. Mr. Chandler is well known in the security industry for his technical expertise and knowledge of lock hardware and master planning. Ed has been an instructor at many seminars and has served as an expert witness for both owners and legal advisors regarding security related litigation of projects. He holds a graduate degree in Education from California State University, Hayward and a Bachelor of Arts in Physics from the University of California, Berkeley. Ed is a member of the American Society for Industrial Security, the National Fire Protection Association, American Institute of Architects, and the Associated Locksmiths of America, and earned his CPP in 1980.

Phone: +1 925-609-1000
Certifications: CPP

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