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Harrington Group Celebrates 35 Years of Success with a Fresh New Look!

Jeff Harrington found his way to fire protection in college. After randomly choosing a project posted on a campus bulletin board at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, he ended up minoring in fire protection engineering, which…

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New Hire Spotlight: Alyssa Burroughs – Draw Team Coordinator

Alyssa Burroughs When Alyssa Burroughs was a student in the building systems engineering program at Ranken Technical College, her curriculum included courses in all manner of engineering disciplines, including electrical,…

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New Hire Spotlight: Mohammed Alam – Industrial Process Safety Consultant

Mo and Emmi As Harrington Group continues to grow, so does our range of expertise. This summer, Mohammed Alam joined the team with a background in industrial process safety engineering.  Originally from Bangladesh, Mohammed…

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New Hire Spotlight: John Dreher – Fire Protection Consultant

John Dreher and his dog Ryker John Dreher was first exposed to fire protection after graduating from college. While pursuing a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Stony Brook University, he interned in the MEP industry. After…

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New Hire Spotlight: Ying Zou, P.E. – Senior Fire Protection Engineer

Ying Zou Ying Zou wanted to be a firefighter. But opportunities for that career path were limited when she was growing up in China, so she studied mechanical engineering at Jilin University in Changchun. It wasn’t until she…

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New Hire Spotlight: Zach Ataiyan, PE – Fire Protection Engineer

Zach Ataiyan and Family For Zach Ataiyan, fire protection runs in the family. The son of a civil-turned-fire-protection engineer, Zach studied mechanical engineering at South Dakota State University before completing a Master…

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New Hire Spotlight: Eric Okurowski, P.E. – Fire Protection Engineer

Eric Okurowski Eric Okurowski was an undergraduate student at the University of Maryland when he was introduced to fire protection. He looked into the well-known program after learning about it from his fellow students, and…

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New Hire Spotlight: Courtney Beyer – Project Coordinator

Courtney Beyer is Harrington Group’s newest Project Coordinator, but she’s certainly not new to this type of work. The New Jersey native spent the last 18 years in a similar position for an HVAC company, facilitating complex…

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Jeff Harrington- Appointed to the SFPE Foundation Board of Governors

Jeff celebrating HGI's 30th anniversary with some of his family. Top (Left to Right): Kim Harrington (Jeff's brother), Kathy Harrington (Jeff's wife), and Jeff Harrington. Seated: Barbara and Dean Harrington (Jeff's parents).…

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Introducing Jesse Piotrowicz – Harrington Group’s Newest Property Loss Control Engineer!

Harrington Group is pleased to welcome Jesse Piotrowicz to the team as the newest Senior Property Loss Control Engineer. Jesse comes to us from FM Global, where he worked for more than six years, most recently as a Senior…

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Fire Safety for Space Heaters

Is there a single office on the planet with a consistently comfortable temperature? It seems we can never get it quite right — everyone is either sweating and peeling off layers in their cubicles or bundling up and investing in…

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HGI’s Charlotte Office Welcomes Fire Protection Consultant, Kyle Collins!

Kyle Collins and his wife, Kelli. Harrington Group is pleased to welcome a new fire protection consultant to the team, Kyle Collins, who has been settling in our Charlotte office. Like a lot of engineers, Kyle’s initial…

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Halloween Fire Safety: Costumes, Candy, Candles, Oh My!

About 10,100 fires were reported to local stations on Halloween from 2014 to 2016, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Don’t let those numbers spook you, though — there are plenty of things you can do to keep yourself…

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Fire Prevention Week 2018: Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire Can Happen Anywhere.

We’ve come a long way since the Great Chicago Fire in 1871, which killed hundreds of people and destroyed more than 17,000 structures. Fire prevention and protection technologies have evolved and improved drastically since the…

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Fire Protection Engineers: Registration is Open for the 14th Annual SFPE Greater Atlanta Fire Safety Conference

Registration is now open for the 14th Annual SFPE Greater Atlanta Fire Safety Conference. This informative conference will be held on March 13th & 14th at the Infinite Energy Center (formerly the Gwinnett Center), located…

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