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Why is it Important to Flush Underground Fire Service Mains?

  Last week, one of our fire protection consultants went to a new construction project site in California to perform a walkthrough for a client. The walkthrough is part of our fire protection engineering construction services,…

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Collaborating with Fire Protection Contractors via the iPad

When we inspect a new construction site for fire alarms and sprinklers, we are a tool in the fire protection contractor’s arsenal. Our comments help insure the fire alarm and sprinkler contractors produce a fire safe, code…

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Using iPad’s Bluebeam App for Fire Protection Inspections

The iPad can be an incredibly useful tool for fire inspections and fire testing, but it requires some customization first. Through experimentation, collaboration, and experience with the iPad, we have unlocked more of the…

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Touting the iPad for Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression Testing and Inspections – Part 2

We rolled out iPads to key staff-members in 2012, and Jim Tuten received one of them. Jim opted to use the mobile device for his on-premise fire alarm and fire suppression inspections. The mobile device saves time and…

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Touting the iPad for Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression Testing and Inspections – Part I

About one year ago, I made a conscious decision to apply new information technology to fire protection engineering. That decision has transformed, and continues to transform, our processes in ways we weren’t even expecting.…

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Does Construction Affect Your Fire Protection Systems?

Building owners don’t always realize how temporary lapses in fire protection system coverage can put their buildings at risk. An article from Fire Protection Engineering Magazine in 2008 about the effectiveness of sprinkler…

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Fire Protection Engineers & Affordable Fire Safety Solutions

The fire safety landscape may seem simple at first glance. If you have a large facility that needs strong but cost-effective protection against threats like fire, just call a property insurance underwriter, right? After all,…

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Fire Safety Engineering For Dormitories

Fire safety engineering should not be excluded from dormitories. From PhysOrg.com: "Experimenting on a university dormitory that was scheduled to be torn down, fire researchers from the National Institute of Standards and…

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Harrington Group, Inc. to Design Fire Protection Systems for Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida

Duluth, GA – March 18, 2008. Fire protection engineering firm, Harrington Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the award of a new approximately $45 million Naval Air Station (NAS) project in Pensacola, Florida. The team awarded…

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