The Harrington Group

Turkey Day Tips: How to Hold a Successful and Safe Thanksgiving

Posted on Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

We can’t promise you that your apple pie will turn out perfectly or that your in-laws won’t drive you insane, but what we can promise you tips for a safe, fire-free holiday season. Between the abundance of food, hot surfaces, decorations and people, Thanksgiving can be a breeding ground for household fire hazards, so we’ve

Don’t Lose Your Cool… High Volume Low Speed (HVLS) Fans and Sprinklers

Posted on Thursday, November 19th, 2015

In the late 1990’s, dairy farmers were looking for a way to reduce heat stress on their cows, but providing air conditioning in a barn was not economically feasible, and small box fans did not provide the coverage needed. The HVAC industry responded with a new type of “ceiling fan” that had very large blades

Announcing Harrington Group’s 2015 Chili Cook-Off Winner!

Posted on Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Fall is in full swing and the weather has really cooled down out there. One of our favorite ways to welcome Autumn and spend some time as a team at Harrington Group is to hold our annual, good-old Chili Cook-Off! Our team certainly enjoys this event and this year was no exception. We had a

National Fire Protection Association Releases 2014 Fire Loss Information

Posted on Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Fire departments across the United States responded to almost 1.3 million fires in 2014, resulting in 3,275 civilian deaths and $11.6 billion in property damage. The number of total fires was 4.7 percent higher than the previous year, according to the report recently published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)—but was also the second

Nick Dawe: SFPE Greater Atlanta Chapter’s New President

Posted on Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Cobb County Deputy Fire Marshal Nick Dawe has a somewhat untraditional professional background, and with more than 15 years’ experience under his belt, he recently took on the role as president of the Greater Atlanta Chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE). He’s been in the position for a couple months now, so