, Jim Tuten Named Chairman of the Codes and Standards Committee for the Georgia Fire Sprinkler Association, Harrington Group IncDuluth, GA – December 11, 2007. James W. Tuten, SET of fire protection engineering firm, Harrington Group, Inc., has been named Georgia Fire Sprinkler Association’s (GFSA) Chairman of the Codes and Standards Committee. Mr. Tuten has been a Project Manager with Harrington Group for over four years, specializing in the consultation of fire sprinkler system design and installation. He is NICET (National Institute for Certification of Engineering Technicians) Level IV certified in automatic sprinkler systems. His areas of expertise include: design and estimation of sprinkler systems, performing computer hydraulic calculations, CAD drawing preparations, and management of installation projects.

Mr. Tuten’s responsibilities as Chairman of the Codes and Standards Committee of the GFSA will include mediation between fire sprinkler contractors and fire officials in the interpretation of codes and standards. GFSA is a nonprofit organization designed to promote and educate the public in regards to the automatic fire sprinkler industry. For more information on GFSA, please visit:www.georgiafiresprinkler.org.

Harrington Group, Inc. is a Fire Protection Engineering consulting firm based in Atlanta, GA, with an additional office in Charlotte, NC (d/b/a Harrington Group, Inc. in the State of North Carolina). The firm is dedicated to providing its clients with creative solutions, while optimizing the relationship between cost and benefits. Established in 1986, the firm has grown to become one of the most experienced and respected practices headquartered in the southeast.

By Jeff Harrington, CEO and Founder of Harrington Group, Inc.