Affiliations

The following is a list of Associations and working Committees that we are actively participating in as members, board members or technical committee members.

NFPA – National Fire Protection Association
Members of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) since 1952. Current Technical Committee Member NFPA 72 (Fire Alarm Code) past Technical Committee Member NFPA 10 (Portable Fire Extinguishers)

NAFED – National Association of Fire Equipment Distributors
We are charter members of National Association of Fire Equipment Distributors (NAFED) – Past Executive Committee Board Members and current technical committee members.

AFAA – Automatic Fire Alarm Association
We are charter members of the Automatic Fire Alarm Association and currently sit on their board of directors as well as various committees and task groups.

NIFAD – National Independent Fire Alarm Distributors
We are charter members of the Automatic Fire Alarm Association and currently sit on their board of directors as well as various committees and task groups.


Education

Our company is licensed by the State of Kentucky to design, install and maintain all types of clean agent fire suppression systems, including chemical range hood systems. Our fire alarm technicians are also licensed by the State of Kentucky to perform periodic fire detection system inspections. We have been certified by Underwriters Laboratory to install fire detection and control systems on a project basis. Not only do we sell UL Listed equipment but we are also able to install complete UL list systems and provide UL Listed monitoring station services. Our technicians are also certified by NICET (National Institute for Certified Engineering Technologies). FESCO technicians are also factory trained.

NICET – National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies
All technical employees are in various stages of the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies  (NICET) certification in the fields of Special Hazards and Fire Alarm. NICET regularly brings together industry leaders and subject matter experts to identify industry needs and design and maintain technician certification programs that promote technical knowledge and skills. The resulting programs measure the competency of and layout career paths for engineering technicians and technologists and supply industries and employers with a more highly skilled workforce. Further, the Institute promotes the continuing professional development of its certified technicians and technologists through a recertification process that emphasizes updated skills and state-of-the-art knowledge. Local and state governments rely on NICET certification to measure the qualifications of their workforce. NICET is a non-profit division of the National Society of Professional Engineers.

FESCO provides Fire & Safety Equipment to customers in Louisville, KY and the surrounding communities.