DALLAS - A fire sprinkler organization is hoping to get a bill introduced in Congress that would provide federal tax breaks for property owners that install a sprinkler system in their buildings.
The American Fire Sprinkler Association has hired a lawyer with legislative experience to research in what form a tax incentive would be most helpful to the building community, said Steve Muncy, president of the AFSA.
NEW YORK - Fire firm RJA Group has moved to larger offices here, providing the company with room to incorporate its security division Sako & Associates under the same roof.
Patrick Johnson, spokesman for RJA Group, said it marks Sako & Associates entrance into the New York market.
WESTMINSTER,Ã‚Â Mass.-SimplexGrinnell could be soon expanding the scope of its General Services Administration work, with an agreement now in the works for a GSA Schedule for fire and security systems.
MINNEAPOLIS-Despite more than a year of rallying members to vote for the passage of NFPA 72-381, a proposal that would require that fire alarms be certified, failed by only one vote, 80-81. At least one alarm industry organization said it plans to file an appeal.
LAKE MARY, Fla.-A new member group that encompasses fire companies in the central Virginia area has formed as a member association of the Automatic Fire Alarm Association, the AFAA's 25th such member organization.
CHANTILLY, Va.-Engineered systems distributor Gage-Babcock & Associates moved into larger headquarters here, a facility that enabled the company to hire more employees and expand its modeling capabilities.