• Welcome to the Brooks COVID-19 video library. Below you will find all of the video content we have specifically crafted for you, our valued customer. For the most recent content, be sure to check the main COVID-19 Page.

    Brooks COVID-19 Video Library

    Wednesday, May 13, 2020

    Loan Forgiveness – a topic equally as critical as applying for the Paycheck Protection Program Loan you received. No need to worry, we are here to help. Brandon breaks down everything you need to know for the Loan Forgiveness Process, helping you better understand what actions you need to take to ensure your PPP loan is forgiven.

    For more information about the PPP Click Here.

    Wednesday, May 13, 2020

    Today, our Director of Marketing, Sean Kelly, sits down with Steve Mauro to deconstruct the COVID-19 pandemic. With over 40-years in the industry, and as a former FED owner, Steve discusses the strategy he would use to navigate the market, and how crucial communication is right now.

    Wednesday, May 6, 2020

    At Brooks, we have implemented strict warehouse protocols to ensure the safety of our employees, and you, our customer. We are determined to keep business moving in a safe and responsible way to ensure the stability of your business during this time.

    Wednesday, May 6, 2020

    Today, Steve sits down with John Vollrath, owner of Fire Ace, located in Southern California. Having been in the business for over 30 years, John talks about the business strategies he is using during these uncertain times.

    Thursday, April 30, 2020

    The work never stops! Thank you to all the Fire and Life Safety professionals who have worked to maintain systems through this crisis. Here are some images our customers sent us of their techs out in the field. ​

    Thursday, April 28, 2020

    This week Brandon Stephens joins us again in a short webinar to take a deep dive on the new Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care act. This second round of funding is designed to assist your business through this public crisis! He helps walk you through the specific documents you will need along with a few other details.

    For more information about the PPP Click Here.

    Thursday, April 23, 2020

    CEO of BHC, Eric Smith, interviews a proprietor of one of the hardest-hit areas so far - the restaurant industry. This restauranteur also happens to be his younger brother, Brad Smith. Listen to the two talk about how COVID-19 has hit the restaurant industry, and how he is moving forward. ​

    Friday, April 17, 2020

    Brooks Director of Sales, Steve Mauro, interviews Mace Bourgeois, owner of Fire Safety Commodities located in Louisiana. Mace talks about how they are looking inwardly to help pull their community together. He goes on to talk about how they have successfully navigated the SBA loans and how they are adapting to keep working.

    To view information about Federal Financial Aid Click Here

    Friday, April 17, 2020

    General Manager, Robert Bell, interviews James Mongeau, from Space Age Electronics. In the interview, they discuss how Fire and Life Safety professionals can incorporate new services that their customers need during this time. James also touches on how they put extra measures into place to protect their workforce and gives tips on how you can protect yours!

    To view our Space Age Electronics resource page Click Here

    To view available sizes and combinations of our custom engraved signs Click Here

    Wednesday, April 15, 2020

    The work never stops! Thank you to all the Fire and Life Safety professionals who have worked to maintain systems through this crisis. Here are some images our customers sent us of their techs out in the field.

    Friday, April 10, 2020

    Our Sales Development Manager, Brandon Stephens, gives a detailed breakdown of the Paycheck Protection Program. In this webinar, Brandon helps simplify all the aspects of the program and makes it easy for you to see how it can best benefit your small business.

    For more information about the PPP Click Here.

    Friday, April 10, 2020

    Steve Mauro interviews Joseph Cervantes, Western Region Business Development Manager, about some of the notification devices Space Age works on and how FEDs can pivot during this time to focus on temporary sites that require products like the WES3 system.

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    Watch and learn how Mel Folbrecht, Owner of Fire Equipment Services in Fort Pierce Florida, is responding to the COVID-19 crisis

    Thursday, April 2, 2020

    Bethany Bassett, from Rasky Partners, talks all things legislative! From her work in helping reverse the recent Department of Defense rollback of fire extinguishers (on military bases), to how businesses will be able to take advantage of COVID-19-related stimulus packages.

    FEMA Tracks Legislation - Summaries and Links to COVID-19 Legislation Click Here

    Wednesday, April 1, 2020

    Jeff Terrey talks about working with Fire Equipment Manufactures’ Association’s Government Relations Committee to ensure Fire extinguishers are protected in national and state fire codes. Specific to the COVID-19 situation, they have been working to ensure the supply chain for fire safety equipment is deemed as essential tools and services during this time with the Department of Homeland Security.

    Department of Homeland Security guidance memorandum dated March 28, 2020 Click Here.

    Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    Brooks Equipment Attorney, Johnathan Crotty, talks about some of the key provisions of the 2 trillion dollar CARES Act (Coronoavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security), and how it specifically helps FEDs and small businesses.

    CARES Act Small Business Implications Click Here

    Friday, March 27, 2020

    BHC CEO, Eric Smith, talks with Jeff Terrey from Rasky Partners about the ongoing battle to make Distributors and technicians in the Fire and Life Safety industry classified as essential business.

    FEMA Urges State Fire Marshals to Advocate for the Inclusion of Fire and Life Safety Companies as Essential Businesses Click Here

    Friday, March 27, 2020

    Jonathan Crotty, long-time legal counsel for Brooks Equipment discusses how to best navigate dealing with employees who are sick or potentially have been exposed to COVID-19.

    Key Employment Provisions in Families First Coronavirus Response Act Click Here

    Monday, March 23, 2020

    BHC CEO, Eric Smith, talks with Mark Conroy, Melinda Wanke and Robert Bell

    To read Brooks Equipment's opinion on the Essential nature of the Fire and Life Safety Industry Click Here

    To View Brooks Main COVID-19 Page Click Here