HARRISBURG, Pa. - In early June, legislation that would exempt fire safety equipment from being taxed had yet to report out of PennsylvaniaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s House Committee on Finance, where it was introduced April 8.
BROOMFIELD, Colo. - Fire protection engineering firm Hughes Associates has expanded its regional office to keep up with demand for its services in the greater Denver and Rocky Mountain region, thanks to a boom here in construction.
CHARDON, Ill. - After five years in business, a small, four-man sprinkler fabrication and installation shop here has revamped its company image with the introduction of a new name and some professional marketing materials to promote its new identity.
ROCKLAND, Mass. - A pressure gauge manufacturer that supplies the industryÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s top fire extinguisher makers is set to roll out a new gauge apparatus designed to monitor the extinguisherÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s pressure and location through a monitored fire alarm or security control panel.
Tess talks to Carter Rierson, founder and president of Best Defense Security & Fire Protection, on the need for emergency communications systems in schools in light of school shootings and other emergencies. He advocates a multitiered approach and calls on fire and security manufacturers to work together to come up with ECS solutions that combine the best security and fire technologies.