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March 2002 – Fire Protection Engineer, Jeff Harrington, was interviewed by Ann Freestone, author of “Finding a Halon Alternative”. The article was published in the March/April issue of NFPA Journal. As Chair of the NFPA 2001 Halon Alternative Committee, Jeff gave current, hands-on information and was quoted numerous times in the article. View this article […]
By Jeff Harrington, CEO and Founder of Harrington Group, Inc. More failures! That is the future trend we are guaranteeing today for our building fire safety solutions. Quality Control! This is what we must do better to mitigate this dangerous trend. The quality control I am focusing on in this article is that needed among […]
January 2002 – Fire Protection Engineer, Jeff Harrington, was the guest presenter at the Charlotte, North Carolina Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute. Jeff’s presentation addressed the opportunities and challenges of performance-based fire codes.
By Jeff Harrington, CEO and Founder of Harrington Group, Inc. October 1997 Part 1 of this series provided an overview of the confusing and possibly fallible code requirements regarding smoke venting in sprinklered buildings used for storage of goods. I tried to stir up a little controversy for these fire safety solutions and maybe even […]
By Jeff Harrington, CEO and Founder of Harrington Group, Inc. June 1997 One thing most distribution centers have in common is storage of goods to heights exceeding 12 feet. A fire in such a facility can generate significant amounts of smoke and heat and it is a good idea to get rid of them, right? […]