The Harrington Group

Getting to Know Harrington Group Part 3: How Did You Know You Wanted to be a Fire Protection Engineer / Consultant?

Posted on Thursday, November 6th, 2014

It’s been so much fun sharing the stories of how our fire protection engineers and consultants ended up choosing their career paths. I hope you enjoyed reading Part 1 and Part 2. The journey continues on: Nolan McCarthy, Fire Protection Engineer, with Harrington Group for over four months: My path wasn’t one always directed at...read the full article

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 more...read 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 installment...read the full article

How We Prepped New Fire Protection Engineers for the 2013 NFPA Conference & Expo – Industry Conferences Are a Training Opportunity

Posted on Thursday, August 1st, 2013

I was a junior studying fire protection engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) when, in 1976, I was taken to my first annual National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference & Expo in Boston. Bob Fitzgerald from WPI and Rex Wilson from FirePro personally took the time to explain the process at the Expo, as well...read the full article

Our New Fire Protection Consultants at the National Fire Protection Association’s Conference – Start Business Networking Early

Posted on Thursday, July 18th, 2013

We recently attended the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA’s) Annual Conference and Expo for the opportunity to strengthen ties with other members of the community. I decided to take two of our newest fire protection consultant recruits with me so they could become more familiar with the fire protection ‘scene’ and hopefully develop some professional...read the full article