By Sam Massa

Sam is the president and chief technologist for HiViz LED Lighting, a manufacturer of specialty scene lighting equipment with a primary focus on the fire and emergency services market. He is a North Carolina firefighter, an emergency medical technician, and a representative for FAMA on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus, technical committee.

Every fire department’s got one of them, or if they don’t, they know one of them: the person who knows every little model number and fact about every light fixture on the market.  They can state how many flashes per second, how many lumens, and what the year a specific fixture was released.  But, as Continue reading

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