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2014-02-19 23:00:07

Forty-two percent of those surveyed named older adults as the most at risk of fire danger. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Older adults are more vulnerable to a number of risks including fire, either at home or in assisted living facilities such as nursing homes. In a recent survey conducted by the Society for Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), people correctly identified adults age 65 and older as the most at-risk group. Forty-two percent of those surveyed named older adults as...

2014-02-18 23:03:10

Industry leader, Zari Consulting Group, announces expansion with the opening of a new location in Nebraska. Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Fire protection engineering and building code consulting firm, Zari Consulting Group announces the opening of an office in Nebraska. Through a joint venture with Fire Engineering, Inc., Zari Consulting Group is opening a mid-west office in Omaha Nebraska to offer code consulting and fire protection engineering services for residential,...

2014-01-31 16:21:47

New hire will develop viable and creative fire solutions for clients BOSTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that Jonathan Eisenberg, P.E. has joined the company as an associate principal in the fire practice. Based in Boston, Jon brings more than 25 years of domestic and international experience in fire protection, chemical engineering, and chemical...

2014-01-11 23:00:03

Mr. Clouthier’s career spans more than 20 years focusing on loss prevention in the process industries. (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Mr. Martin Clouthier joins Fauske & Associates, LLC (FAI) as a Senior Consulting Engineer serving Canada for testing and consulting services. Mr. Clouthier’s career spans more than 20 years focusing on loss prevention in the process industries. He has conducted hundreds of formal assessments aimed at identifying, quantifying and reducing the risk of major...

2014-01-08 23:00:12

SFPE announces new members to its Board of Directors for 2014. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Carl F. Baldassarra, PE, FSFPE, takes the office as president of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) for 2014. Currently, Baldassarra is an executive vice president at Rolf Jensen & Associates’ corporate offices in Chicago, where he has been since 2009. He also served as President of Schirmer (Aon) Engineering Corporation, where he worked for more than 35 years. A 40-year...

2013-12-10 16:23:35

Fire Rescue & Firefighter Nation Sales Force to merge with PennWell Fire Group (Fire Engineering and Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment) FAIRLAWN, N.J., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PennWell Corporation announced today a strategic restructure within its Fire Group's sales organization. The PennWell Fire Group previously consisted of Fire Engineering, the industry's long-standing magazine since 1877, and Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment. In September 2012, PennWell...

2013-11-26 23:02:18

To close 2013, Zari Consulting Group wraps up 3 projects, including fire code consulting on an expansion project for the University of Nebraska. Petaluma, California (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 At the close of 2013, Zari Consulting Group, a building code consulting and fire protection engineering firm, announces the completion of three high profile clients, including expansion for the University of Nebraska, building code improvement for 10th and Market, and clean agency system design for...

2013-11-24 23:00:02

SFPE Reports Inadequate Building Design Contributed to Deaths of 92 Children and 3 Nuns Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Shortly before the end of classes on December 1, 1958, a fire broke out at the Our Lady of Angels Elementary School in Chicago, IL. The fire left 95 dead and many others seriously injured. This fire, which occurred 55 years ago, is still one of the deadliest school fires in the history of the United States. “Poor fire protection design was a major contributing...

2013-09-03 23:00:17

SFPE releases infographic on pathways to become a fire protection engineer. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Fire is a danger that can impact entire communities. For example, each year in the United States more than 3,000 people die, thousands are injured, and billions of dollars are lost as a result of fire. To combat these significant losses, fire protection engineers are using science and technology to make our world safer from fire. Fire protection engineers work for an...

2013-08-22 23:00:17

Boston brings over 18 years of experience at leading associations in the engineering and construction fields to SFPE. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 The Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) has announced the appointment of Nicole Testa Boston as its fifth executive director. Boston will assume her duties at SFPE on October 7, 2013. Boston is currently deputy director at Fiatech, an industry led-consortium based at the University of Texas at Austin. Fiatech helps deploy...