The Harrington Group

Registration is Open for the 12th Annual SFPE Greater Atlanta Fire Safety Conference

Posted on Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Registration is now open for the 12th Annual SFPE Greater Atlanta Fire Safety Conference. This informative conference will be held on March 15th & 16th at the Infinite Energy Center (formerly the Gwinnett Center), located at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth, Georgia! If you are in the fire protection industry, you cannot afford to miss

What’s Unique about the Fire Protection Engineering Education Programs at Cal Poly?

Posted on Thursday, January 28th, 2016

The graduate programs in Fire Protection Engineering at Cal Poly are now in their sixth year of operation. Started as a pilot program in the Fall 2010 term, the FPE program is now a regular program within the CSU system and was ranked in the top 25 online graduate engineering program by US News and

A Look Inside WPI’s Fire Science Lab

Posted on Thursday, January 21st, 2016

“Fire protection engineering? So, you’re a firefighter?” Anyone in the fire protection engineering industry has probably been asked this question at least a half dozen times. Fire protection engineering has always been a field that, despite its vital importance, flies under the radar. But fire protection engineering education continues to steadily evolve, and there’s one

Fire Safety Tips for Renters – Do You Need Insurance?

Posted on Thursday, January 14th, 2016

While our main focus at Harrington Group is fire protection for commercial and industrial facilities, from time to time, we think it’s important to provide fire safety tips for residential buildings. And, since it’s resolution season again, we wanted to take some time to talk about something that continues to fall to the wayside year

Lightning Strikes – Delmar Gardens Senior Living Fire Hits Close to Home for Harrington Group

Posted on Thursday, January 7th, 2016

It’s been several months since lightning produced by a heavy thunderstorm struck and caused a fire on the top floor of an assisted living center for seniors in Lawrenceville, Georgia, where Harrington Group President Jeff Harrington’s parents happen to reside. After the incident, Delmar Gardens of Gwinnett posted a letter from Fire & Emergency Services