Over the 25+ years that Harrington Group has been providing fire protection code consulting services, we have been able to form many strong and trusted relationships with real estate developers and architects by delivering value with creative and cost-effective fire protection solutions. Many times, our code consultants are brought in at the last hour of […]
A tire manufacturing company with a distribution facility located in the State of Texas recently contacted Harrington Group for code consulting assistance to address concerns raised by the city’s fire department. The fire department believed the facility had several noncompliant features relative to the current building and fire codes. The fire department’s report cited deficiencies […]
Recently, we were approached for water supply and sprinkler analysis by a chemical manufacturer who was retrofitting a manufacturing plant to fit their needs. They faced potential delays due to possible inadequacies in their fire protection systems. The local fire marshal, who understood the need for proper water flow, questioned whether or not the existing water supply infrastructure would be adequate for the sprinkler system.
Harrington Group, Inc. provided solutions that helped this Cabinet Supply Company reduce the construction cost of fire protection for this facility by approximately $50,000 to $100,000.
Harrington Group, Inc.’s fire protection services helped save Tire Manufacturer over $100,000 in unnecessary modifications.
A chemical manufacturer was expanding production of their PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene) process, which required the construction of a new annex building adjacent to their existing polymerization building. Harrington Group provided the preliminary fire suppression, fire alarm, and other general life safety code criteria for the new annex building to comply with local building and fire codes […]
A chemical manufacturer had acquired an existing manufacturing plant and was retrofitting an existing process room for their needs. The local fire marshal expressed concerns regarding the intended sprinkler protection criteria for the process room. First, he questioned whether the proposed sprinkler protection would be sufficient for the hazard, per NFPA codes and standards; and […]
An electrical engineering and testing firm involved with a major banking facility recommended the fire consultants at Harrington Group to their long-term client. The client was becoming very concerned with the performance of a fire protection contractor who had been retained to design and install new protection systems in a large, existing mission-critical data processing […]
How can property loss control services make a difference to your HPR insurance premium? The HPR property insurance underwriter for a confectionery manufacturer issued a warning that additional reinsurance of about $500,000 would have to be purchased annually, and passed on to the insured, our client. The insurance underwriter established that the Loss Expectancy (L.E.) […]
Harrington Group, Inc. (Harrington Group) was asked by a client to perform a quality assurance review of a fire safety solution design prepared by another fire protection engineering consultant. The scope of the design included a fire hazard analysis and development of a fire safety solution for a new paint supply company distribution center. The […]