Harrington, Jeff 2014Duluth, GA – April 14, 2008 – Jeffrey L. Harrington, PE, FSFPE, President and CEO of fire protection engineering firm, Harrington Group, Inc., contributed his expertise in gaseous suppression systems by authoring a chapter in the 20th Edition of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Protection Handbook® (FPH). The FPH was first developed in 1896 and continues to serve as the compilation of fire protection data and best practices. Mr. Harrington’s chapter, “Application of Gaseous Agents to Special Hazards Fire Protection”, appears in Section 17.7 of the FPH and covers several topics including: fundamentals of special hazards, characteristics of special hazards, types of gaseous agents, characteristics of gaseous agents, and performance-based analysis in agent selection. The chapter was developed to provide information to evaluate given fire hazards and select gaseous extinguishing agents that can provide optimum fire protection solutions for those hazards. Mr. Harrington has more than 30 years of experience in the fire protection engineering industry. He is the chair of the NFPA Technical Committee on Gaseous Fire Extinguishing Systems and a fellow of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE). He is also the President and founder of Harrington Group, Inc. Harrington Group, Inc. is a Fire Protection Engineering consulting firm based in Atlanta, GA, with an additional office in Charlotte, NC (d/b/a Harrington Group, Inc. in the State of North Carolina). The firm is dedicated to providing its clients with creative solutions, while optimizing the relationship between cost and benefits. Established in 1986, the firm has grown to become one of the most experienced and respected practices headquartered in the southeast.