The Center is supported through the generosity of the organizations listed here. Each organization has demonstrated a commitment to supporting the cause of campus fire safety and the free exchange of information to support the many professionals dedicated to protecting our nation’s colleges and universities.
Johnson Controls (Tyco SimplexGrinnell) is a longtime leader in life safety and property protection. Our roots in fire protection are extraordinarily strong and deep, reaching all the way back to the late 1800s. Today we serve over one million customers in the United States and Canada,
The Siemens Building Technologies Division is a service provider, systems integrator, and a manufacturer of products that combine solutions and concepts for energy-efficient building automation, fire protection, electronic safety and electrical installation engineering. Due to this unique combination of activities, Building Technologies is a leading global player in the building automation market.
Lexington Insurance Company, a Chartis Company, is the leading U.S.-based surplus lines insurer and provides high limits underwriting capacity and Highly Protected Risk engineering services to a multitude of Higher Education institutions nationwide. The property and liability risks of institutions of higher education are uniquely diverse — and potentially catastrophic. A fire in a dormitory, a food borne illness in the dining hall, a serious injury from an overzealous stadium crowd, or an allegation of harassment in a classroom are just a few of the events that can have disastrous consequences for these facilities.
NEMA is a Founding Sponsor of CCFS. The Campus Fire Safety Data Project is underwritten by NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturer’s Association).
NEMA is the association of electrical equipment manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Worldwide annual sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion.
The International Code Council, a membership association dedicated to building safety and fire prevention, develops the codes used to construct residential and commercial buildings, including homes and schools. Most U.S. cities, counties and states that adopt codes choose the International Codes developed by the International Code Council.
A more than 60-year old international trade association, The Fire Equipment Manufacturers' Association is led by industry experts with decades of fire protection experience, representing the top global brands in commercial fire protection.
Honeywell Fire Systems is a global leader in commercial fire systems. Our innovative products, integrated system solutions and services make life safer, more comfortable, more secure and more productive in every corner of our world.
Keltron Corporation develops and manufactures UL listed life safety event management solutions that enable campus life safety managers to provide reliable, efficient and scalable incident response services. Keltron’s universally-compatible fire and security systems enable our campus customers to cost-effectively leverage their existing equipment investments by interfacing with more than 65 different brands and models of alarm panels and transmitting device-specific signals to a campus central dispatch station using IP (Ethernet), mesh radio, distributed multiplex, digital dialer and hardwired communications infrastructures.
As the world’s largest manufacturer of residential fire safety products, Kidde’s mission is to provide solutions that protect people and property from the effects of fire and its related hazards. For more than 90 years, Kidde has delivered superior fire detection and suppression products which include: Smoke alarms, Carbon monoxide alarms, Fire extinguishers, and other fire safety products and accessories.
Edwards is part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. With over 125 years of dedication to alarm and detection technology, Edwards building systems are protecting the lives and livelihoods of the people who make businesses run, including those entrusted to the care of universities and colleges worldwide. They offer Life Safety, Fire Alarm and Mass Notification Solutions.
Founded in 1980, JENSEN HUGHES, Inc. is a global company headquartered in Baltimore, MD. As one of the largest fire protection and life safety engineering and consulting firms with offices worldwide, JENSEN HUGHES is able to provide the support and responsiveness that our clients need. Our technical experts stay on the cutting edge of evolving fire and life safety codes and regulations and are able to provide timely and accurate consulting and design services. We remain committed to providing our clients with cost-effective, high quality services that are crucial to the protection of life, property, and the environment.
Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Building Inspection Services for Higher Education
UL has a proud history that continues to motivate us each and every day. For more than a century UL has employed exacting scientific processes to deliver trusted results. Today, UL is still focusing on the next generation of safety challenges, helping new geographies, new industries and new stakeholders create safer living, learning and work environments.
UL helps campuses demonstrate safety, confirm compliance, enhance sustainability, manage transparency, deliver quality and performance, strengthen fire safety and security. Some of the services offered by UL include: inspection, advisory services, education and training, testing, auditing and analytics.
National Fire Sprinkler Association (info coming soon)
KnoxBox: Over forty years ago, a unique concept in rapid access for emergency response was born. The KnoxBox™, a high-security key lock box, was designed to provide rapid access for emergency responders to reduce response times, protect property and minimize injuries from forced entry.
Since 1919, Victaulic’s pipe joining and flow control solutions have optimized construction productivity and reduced risk, ensuring projects are completed safely, on time and within budget. Driven by a spirit of continuous innovation, Victaulic’s portfolio of 100,000+ products and patented technologies promote freedom of design, as well as simplified inspection and maintenance for the life of any system.