DGA meets or exceeds the compliance and accreditation requirements of these respected organizations:
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL) was founded in 1894 to provide testing services and ensure public safety. UL examines and tests devices, systems and material to determine how their performance affects life, fire, casualty, hazards and crime prevention. The UL Certificate is proof that our listed alarm systems meet the stringent standards of UL. It also assures that any UL Listed system we install is covered by a service contract, which is a critical consideration in the reliable operation of a security system. Read more about Underwriters Laboratories.
The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) adopts rules setting forth fire safety requirements, including permit and certificate requirements. DGA is an FDNY Approved Central Station Fire Alarm Company. Our systems meet and often exceed the department’s rigorous demands, inspection and procedural requirements. Additionally, DGA is an FDNY Approved Smoke Detector Maintenance Company. This approval is extended to only those companies who meet the requirements set forth by the FDNY established under Fire Department Rule 3, RCNY Section 17-06.
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The Monitoring Association Five Diamond Monitoring Center
Every DGA monitoring associate is certified by the The Monitoring Associations’ (TMA) Operator Level I Online Training Course. DGA pledges to continue all future certifications through TMA. DGA is a TMA member in good standing. This certification, and its annual renewal, demonstrate a commitment to the continual upgrade of the performance levels of our monitoring associates who are the first line of defense in private sector emergency response.
DGA is proud to be the NetOne appointed company for New York City. NetOne is a network of recognized locally owned and managed security companies throughout the United States and Canada. Each member company is the security leader in their respective areas of operation and meets strict requirements for NetOne participation. NetOne customers get the best of both worlds personalized service by local companies with highly trained employees combined with the technology, resources and expertise of a large national corporation.
The Monitoring Association
The Monitoring Association (TMA), the preeminent trade association representing the electronic alarm industry, fosters positive relationships between its members and law enforcement groups to help reduce false alarms and develop industry standards. DGA actively participates in this 50+ year old association and has assisted in many of its recent endeavors and helped develop many of its current goals.
Metropolitan Burglar and Fire Alarm Association
The Metropolitan Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (MBFAA) is an integral part of the New York City Security Industry. DGA has been an active member for almost thirty years, and DGA team members have served as both regular board members and on the executive board.
New York State Licensed
DGA is duly licensed by New York State to install and service burglar alarms and fire alarms. Pursuant to this 1992 statute, DGA has remained in full compliance since the law’s inception. NYS License #1200004037.
American Institute of Architects
DGA is an AIA-registered provider of accredited continuing education programs, offering courses under the Health Safety Welfare category in fire and security alarm technology and code compliance through our DGA University program.
New York Fire Alarm Association
DGA is a member of the NYFAA, a group of fire protection organizations dedicated to working with local government agencies in the New York metro area to improve the understanding and development of fire safety practices.
National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies
DGA’s fire protection consultants are NICET certified, voluntarily submitting to regular testing and verification of project experience by this widely respected examining body.