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West Coast Fire and Integration Staff are Factory Trained:

NOTIFIER AWARD

Manufacturers often offer training for installation and service of their products. West Coast Fire and Integration staff has received factory training with well-known brand products such as NOTIFIER by Honeywell, XTRALIS, FIRE-LITE, SILENTKNIGHT, BOSCH, MIRCOM, KIRKLAND, SPACEAGE, SYSTEM SENSOR, TEKTONE, SIELOX, IDENTIV, BUILDING REPORTS, EVANCE.

West Coast Fire and Integration recently received from NOTIFIER by HONEYWELL the Diamond Distributor Award of Excellence for support and service to our Southern California customers. “Those select NOTIFIER Distributors honored with a Diamond Award have elevated themselves over the past year to be a life safety innovator in their region,” Dick Bauer, Vice President of Sales at NOTIFIER, announced in recognition of the award.

West Coast Fire & Integration is committed to delivering excellent service and peace of mind to our clients while providing safe and secure building technology solutions. We therefore have in addition to factory training the following licenses or certifications:

  • • California State Alarm Company Operator ACO # 7407
  • • California Contractors License # 989173 C-7 License - Low Voltage Systems
  • • California Contractors License # 989173 C-10
  • • Underwriters Laboratories Inc., UL # 805493-000 (UUFX)-listed for fire alarm design and installation
  • Industry Associations

  • CAA
    (California Alarm Association)
    NBFAA
    (National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association)
    NFPA
    (National Fire Protection Association)
  • Authorized Distributor

  • Notifier by Honeywell
    Hirsch Electronics
    Identiv by Honeywell
    Sielox Access Control
    Leviton LCP contractor
    Arecont – Megapixel CCTV
    OnSSI – Video management
    Axis – Megapixel CCTV
  • Builder Affiliations

  • ABC
    (Associated Builders
    & Contractors)
    NICET Certified and
    Factory Trained Technicians
    (National Institute
    for Certification in
    Engineering Technology)

West Coast Fire & Integration includes leadership that approaches work with a focus on safety, quality, performance, and adherence to and project schedules.


President, Gene Knust-Graichen, a veteran in the Fire Life Safety and Emergency Communications Industry leads the company. Gene held Executive Level Positions with the industry’s most respected NOTIFIER Fire Alarm Integrators in California and brings his 30+ years of knowledge, experience and relationships to one of the industry’s most exciting and innovative companies.


CEO, Dan Scherneck, a veteran in the Fire Life Safety and Emergency Communications Industry manages day to day administrative activities. Dan held the position of President of the acquired SSI group for twenty years representing the Gamewell-FCI Fire Life Safety products line and Jeron Nurse Call. Dan’s knowledge and experience brings value to the needs of the client and each project while maintain project schedules, budgets and installation excellence.


Pre-Construction Manager, Mark Obey, having a NICET Level IV certification leads our Sales, Estimating, and Engineering teams with his 30+ years of industry experience having an extensive background with well-respected brands to include NOTIFIER, EST, Siemens/Pyrotronics, BOSCH, and LENEL.