CRS Building Automation Systems joins Honeywell's authorized dealer program

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 5, 2009 – Honeywell announced today it has selected Charlotte, N.C.-based CRS Building Automation Systems, Inc. as a Honeywell Authorized Dealer for Commercial Security Systems. CRS is a full-service integrator that provides building protection and life safety systems in more than 1,500 commercial, industrial, medical and institutional facilities in the Charlotte metropolitan area.

CRS offers fire alarm, security, access control, CCTV, intelligent building integration and multimedia products and services. The company serves a diverse range of customers with varying life safety needs, including Davidson College, Northlake Mall, Daimler Trucks and Lowes Motor Speedway. Current and recently completed projects include Morehead Medical Plaza II, The Aloft Hotel and the new Charlotte-area Ikea superstore.

“At CRS, our philosophy is ‘strive to be impeccable,’ and for more than 20 years we have been committed to providing our customers with the best products and services the market has to offer,” said Phillip “Skip” Cashion, Jr., president and director of field operations. “Being part of Honeywell’s Authorized Dealer Program will provide us the necessary resources to be the most technologically advanced integrator in building protection and give our customers the peace of mind they deserve.”

CRS provides fully integrated systems and works with everyone from the contractors to the property managers and end users. In April, CRS was recognized at ISC West as one of three finalists for the national ‘Integrated Installation of the Year’ award for its work at Ballantyne Corporate Park. Additionally, Vice President and CEO, Darryl Roy, was recently recognized by local media as a Charlotte-area “Mover and Shaker” in 2008 for the company’s new initiatives in the life safety industry. Roy also was a finalist for the prestigious “Entrepreneur of the Year” award in the Technology category in February.

Honeywell’s Authorized Dealer Program for Commercial Security Systems supports mid-range commercial and industrial security dealers by offering customized marketing support, targeted sales opportunities and technical training programs. The program is designed for dealers with expertise in intrusion and fire, video surveillance and access control.

“Honeywell is very excited to welcome CRS Building Automation Systems as an authorized dealer because it’s a mid-size company with capabilities of a major corporation,” said Dave Kaufman, Honeywell’s director of dealer programs. “Over the last 20-plus years, it has differentiated itself with deep technical expertise and a company philosophy rooted in strong customer service. Dealers such as CRS will play critical roles in advancing our industry.”

To learn more about CRS Building Automations Systems, please call (704) 333-7600 or visit For more information about the Honeywell Authorized Dealer program, please visit