Quick Tips to Evaluate Home and Community Security – FLCAJ October 2022

The last quarter of the year is a great time to check on your home and community security. Whether you’re returning to the Sunshine State after time away, or you’re a property manager preparing for the last few months of the year, start with these quick tips to evaluate a property.   Does it seem a […]

Respond and React – FLCAJ September 2022

Are You Forgetting this Important Step in Your Security Plan?  The access management and security industry rightfully focuses on preventive measures and deterrent methods for communities. This emphasis on prevention is also in line with any community’s ultimate security goal—keep unwanted visitors, trespassers, and burglars out of the neighborhood and its amenities. The only problem […]

Common Ways to Save with Community Security – FLCAJ August 2022

It is sometimes thought there is a fine balance between saving money and having effective security systems at a community. Yes and no. It’s no secret that most security systems are an investment by an association. This investment is often made with the plan to save money in other areas by utilizing the equipment or […]

Testimonial: Preston C., Resident in Palm Beach Gardens, FL


Below is a testimonial from Preston S., a resident of an Envera-secured community in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.  Writing to let you know of the very positive experience and outcome we had working with Francis C. to identify and resolve an issue of not receiving text message notifications from Envera informing us of visitors. Francis […]

Disaster Preparedness and Community Security – FLCAJ June 2022

When Access Management Operations Should Not Be Normal It’s not what some communities like to hear, but gates and barrier arms at an entrance should not be operating as normal when a tropical storm or hurricane is approaching. Easy ingress and egress is far more important for residents and emergency personnel than complete access management. […]

Envera Systems Simplifies Network Management with GTT Broadband and EtherVision Portal

GTT solution enables Envera Systems to consolidate providers across 156 sites, improving network efficiency and resiliency.  GTT Communications, Inc., a leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, has announced that Envera Systems, a leader in technology-based community security solutions, has deployed GTT Broadband for 156 sites, supporting its business that provides technology-driven security services for residential communities […]

A Metaphor for Communities, Management, and Vendors – FLCAJ May 2022

Have you ever heard the metaphor of the American quilt? Sometimes this refers to the many cultures that make up the country. Other times, it’s a reference to the physical land variations that even look like a true quilt from the view of a plane. A former property manager recently explained communities to me in […]

2022 FLCAJ Readers’ Choice Diamond Level Winner

FLCAJ 8 Year Award Winner

We are proud to announce that the Florida Community Association Journal Readers’ Choice Awards recognize Envera Systems as a Diamond Winner for Safety and Security in 2022. Thank you to all of our customers, business partners, and the readers who voted. Envera is honored to receive our eighth award and maintain the Diamond status again […]

Maintaining Your Current Security System and When to Upgrade

Simple Fixes, Scenarios that will Knock Everything Out, and Looking Ahead Almost all community security methods today are mostly technology-based. Software, cameras, access readers, gate systems, physical gates, and more. Just like the technology you use every day (i.e., phone, computer, and TV), these systems and/or equipment need proper maintenance, updates, and eventual upgrades. Some […]