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Fire Systems Installation

S&S weathers Isaac, focuses on 'doing it right'

September 12, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

MOBILE, Ala.—S&S Sprinkler Co. shut down its main office here for a day and also another office in Baton Rouge, La., for more than two days as Hurricane Isaac approached the Gulf Coast in late August, said business manager Jeff McCurley.But S&S, a fire protection company that does much of its work for the petrochemical industry, made sure its customers had phone numbers to reach the company in case of emergency, McCurley said.Fortunately, the storm weakened to a tropical depression as it came...

American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA), Jeff McCurley, Quality Contractor, S&S Sprinkler Co., Security Systems News (SSN)

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Fire Systems Installation

Review begins for fire sprinkler accreditation

October 13, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

CHANTILLY, Va.—An effort to establish a national accreditation process for installers of residential fire sprinklers is being beta tested this fall—potentially paving the way for an accreditation program to be in place next year.“In the end I'm hopeful that we will have actually developed a residential sprinkler accreditation process because I think it's very important for the industry as a whole to ensure that we have quality installers,” said Randy Bruegman, fire chief for...

American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA), Center for Public Safety Excellence, CPSE, Jamie Reap, Jim Dalton, National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA), Phillip Brown, Randy Bruegman, Ruben Grijalva

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