Fire Protection Engineer, Phil Friday, Named in Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s “40 Under 40”
Duluth, GA – May 27, 2009. Harrington Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that senior fire protection engineer and firm principal, Phillip A. Friday, P.E. has been named a recipient of Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine’s “40 Under 40” award. The award is presented annually to 40 building industry engineers under the age of 40 who shine in their academic, professional, personal, and community achievements. Nominees are judged based on their commitment to excellence in a variety of areas. To learn more about Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s “40 Under 40”, please visit www.csemag.com/40under40. Mr. Friday joined Harrington Group in 2002 as a Fire Protection Engineer and was named the 4th principal owner of the firm in 2008. In addition to his role at the firm, he serves as the President of the Greater Atlanta Chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) and is also an active member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), serving as a voting member of the NFPA Hazardous Chemicals Committee. Mr. Friday is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a Masters in Science degree in Fire Protection Engineering, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Tennessee. With over nine years of experience in the fire protection engineering consulting field, he is an expert in fire protection system design, building and fire code analysis, fire origin and cause determination, forensic fire reconstruction and analysis using computer modeling and laboratory testing, and fire protection system failure analysis. Harrington Group, Inc. is a Fire Protection Engineering consulting firm headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, with an additional office in Charlotte, North Carolina (d/b/a Harrington Group, Inc. in the state of North Carolina). The firm is committed to providing its clients with creative solutions, while optimizing the relationship between cost and benefits. Established in 1986, the firm has become one of the most experienced and respected practices dedicated to Fire Protection Engineering in the southeast.
By Jeff Harrington, CEO and Founder of Harrington Group, Inc.