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ESA supports 'balanced approach'

May 12, 2014Leif Kothe

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Electronic Security Association is ramping up efforts in support of the Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act, a bill that would give installers of fire detection systems the same access to federal tax incentives currently available only to fire suppression companies.The issue was among the core issues ESA brought to the attention of lawmakers during its annual Day on Capitol Hill, held May 6-7 in Washington D.C.The ESA, which has long advocated a “balanced approach,”...

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Fire Systems Installation

Potter: New flow switch a first

December 10, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

ST. LOUIS—Potter Electric Signal Co. recently introduced what it says is an industry first: a self-testing flow switch for wet sprinkler systems that requires no discharge of water.Mike Henke, sprinkler product manager for Potter, which is based here, said the company developed its new VSR-AT flow switch with auto test feature because of industry demand. He said the VSR helps “conserve water, reduce corrosion and eliminate any pollution concerns that are associated with discharging sprinkler...

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