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February 2015

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14 • FEBRUARY 2015 • WORLD FENCE NEWS Gate operator and access controls wholesaler Southeast Access Technol- ogies will host its first Crash Course Study Luncheon and IDEA accredit- ed certification exam for the Certified Automated Gate Operator Installer and Certified Automated Gate System Designer exams. The review and exams will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Southeast Access Technologies headquarters at 5050 Oakbrook Parkway, Ste. 500-A in Norcross, Ga. "Safety is a top priority when it comes to your customers, so when they are choosing a company for their next project, chances are good they will be looking for a certified profes- sional to get the job done," said gener- al manager Fred Ross, CAGOI, who will host the event along with Heath- er Harris, customer service manager. "If you want to outshine your com- petitors, now is the time to become an IDEA Certified Automated Gate Operator Installer or Certified Auto- mated Gate System Designer. Getting certified adds instant value that you and your customers can be proud of." Seats are limited, and interested parties are urged to register as soon as possible, Ross added. For more information, call Southeast Access Technologies at 770-609-1551 or visit the web site, The CAGOI and CAGSD cer- tifications are offered jointly by the American Fence Association, the Door and Access Systems Manufac- turers Association, the International Door Association, the National Or- namental & Miscellaneous Metals Association, and the Institute of Door Dealer Education and Accreditation. Southeast Access Technologies to sponsor "crash course" study luncheon followed by CAGOI/CAGSD exams Not only children, but pets and wildlife also are potential swimming pool drowning victims Cox News Service a few years ago released a dispatch detailing how backyard pools present a drowning hazard to pets and wildlife, as well as to toddlers. It is a message that bears repeat- ing, and also could serve as a selling point for pool fencing. Even though the focus remains on preventing childhood drowning, there is also the added benefit of keeping Fido safe. As the writer, Gina Spadafori, said in her story, the best way to keep pets safe around a backyard pool is to fence off the pool from the rest of the yard and never leave animals unsuper- vised within the fenced pool area. Alarms that sound when a child or animal falls into the pool are also a worthwhile investment, she said. (As has been stated time and again continued on page 18 …the best way to keep pets safe around a backyard pool is to fence off the pool from the rest of the yard and never leave animals unsupervised within the fenced pool area. FENCETECH BOOTH 533 LOCINOX USA - SALES@LXUSA.COM PHONE: 877-562-4669 FAX: 708-579-0978 Need to close a gate? We have the solution! All Locinox gate closers feature: Adjustable closing speed & pressure QUICK-FIX Easy mounting with Quick-Fix L R For left and right opening gates Adjustable final closing action: snap or smooth Designed with rustproof materials Unaffected by temperature changes MAMMOTH-180 An elegantly designed self-closing hinge that opens and closes gates up to 330 lbs regardless of outside temperatures. SAMSON Industrial, quality gate closer with adjustable speed and force. Rustproof materials, installed with Quick-Fix mounting hardware. VERTICLOSE-STD Adjustable, vertical mounted gate closer suited for use with 180° hinges and wall mount applications. VERTICLOSE-RAIL Vertically installed and adjustable hydraulic gate closer. Delivered with rail for use in a 90° hinge situation. Mammoth-180 0 - 330 lbs Samson-250 0 - 160 lbs Samson-400 160 - 220 lbs Verticlose 0 - 150 lbs APPLICATION BY GATE WEIGHT Let's make better fences together APPLICATION BY GATE WIDTH FENCETECH BOOTH 533 NEW

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