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Warehouse Fire Hazards – Part 1: High Intensity Discharge Lighting

Posted on Thursday, February 11th, 2016

There are many fire hazards commonly present in warehouses beyond the obvious presence of high combustible loading from rack and palletized storage arrays. In this blog series, we will review three of those hazards: High Intensity Discharge lighting, idle pallets, and unique hazards associated with cold storage warehouses. High Intensity Discharge Lighting According to Wikipedia,...read the full article

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...read the full article

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...read the full article

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...read the full article

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...read the full article