Our Founder

TEC-Carolinas Inc. is a total life safety and security company that actively services both areas in North and South Carolina. This company has been successfully operating for over 3 years under the joined “Carolinas” incorporation and before that for 5 years under “Thurston Electronic Communications” aka TEC. Our owner John Thurston has over 25 years of industry experience in several states and prides himself on providing his customers with the very best total life safety and security service possible. John not only works in the area, but also lives here and has a long standing reputation of involvement in the community. John and his staff all are required to pass state mandated security background checks as well as hold certifications for scopes of access control, fire and total life safety/security. (Some examples of well known public affiliations have been listed below for your convenience)

  • NFPA- National Fire Protection Association
  • DoorKing Vendor and Installer Certifications
  • FPC LTD- Fire Protection Certifications
  • NTS- National Training Center
  • ESA- Electronic Security Association and NCESA
  • CMUD Certification
  • ASLB- Alarm Systems Licensing Board/NC Department of Public Safety
  • TEC-Carolinas assists a variety of customers in the area some even considered Charlotte’s own industry titans and has even expanded to open a second office in South Carolina as well.