The Harrington Group

Getting to Know Harrington Group Part 2: How Did You Know You Wanted to be a Fire Protection Engineer / Consultant?

Posted on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

As I mentioned in the last post, I thought it would be great to give the opportunity to our engineers and consultants to share their stories of how they found the fire protection engineering industry. If you’d like to read the stories from the first installment, you can find them here. Ready to learn the full article

Getting to Know Harrington Group Part 1: How Did You Know You Wanted to be a Fire Protection Engineer / Consultant?

Posted on Thursday, October 16th, 2014

I thought it would be fun and instructive to share stories from our engineers and consultants about how they found this niche career of fire protection engineering. I’ve included a brief synopsis of my own journey, as well, but if you’re interested in reading the full-length version of my story, please visit the first the full article

The Fire Sprinkler Debate: Controversy and Dissent in a Curious Place

Posted on Thursday, October 9th, 2014

It seems pretty straightforward; fire sprinkler systems save lives and property, so we should all have them. And, in a way, it is that simple. The commercial real estate industry already has regulations in place with regards to fire safety and building codes. But, residential structures, particularly single-family homes, are a little more complicated. the full article

Fire Prevention Week – Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!

Posted on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Sunday kicks off the start of Fire Prevention Week, our nation’s longest running public health and safety observance on record. It has been observed each October since 1920, when it was proclaimed by President Woodrow Wilson. Fire Prevention week was first established in remembrance of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, where more than the full article

Solar Photovoltaic Panels: California’s Move Toward Safe Installation

Posted on Thursday, September 25th, 2014

We recently exchanged insights with an industry friend on the subject of solar panels. In increasing numbers, companies are further monetizing their real estate assets by leasing warehouse roofs for the installation of solar panels. It is understandable; after all, this creative use of space can help a company achieve both financial and environmental the full article