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As part of larger tax bill, new hope for Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act

July 8, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

PATTERSON, N.Y.—The Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act (FSIA) was introduced in the U.S. Senate in June, and after 10 years of waiting, the industry is hopeful Congress will approve it as part of an omnibus tax bill. “They are working on a major tax bill and that's what we've been waiting for, because that would be a vehicle finally for us, we hope,” Jim Dalton, Capitol Hill liaison for the National Fire Sprinkler Association, based here, told Security Systems News. FSIA...

FSIA, House Ways & Means Committee, Jim Dalton, Max Baucus, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Susan Collins, Tom Carper

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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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