New Hire Spotlight: Mike Kramer, Fire Protection Technician

As the grandson of a retired firefighter and inspector, Mike Kramer was always intrigued by fire protection. He didn’t anticipate getting into the industry, but after studying business management at the University of Toledo,…

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Fire Prevention Week 2021: October 3-9! Learn the Sounds of Safety

Sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association, the annual Fire Prevention Week is upon us. It’s the longest-running public health acknowledgement in the U.S., proclaimed a national observance by President Calvin…

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New Hire Spotlight: Michael Zellers, P.E. — Fire Protection Engineer

Michael Zellers with his wife and daughter Joining a volunteer fire department sparked Michael Zellers’ initial interest in fire protection. After graduating from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor’s degree in…

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New Hire Spotlight: Ryan Tracy — Property Loss Control Consultant

Ryan Tracy enjoying the beauty of Crested Butte, Colorado When Ryan Tracy graduated from Penn State with a degree in mechanical engineering, he didn’t know of any classmates pursuing fire protection or property loss control.…

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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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