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2013-09-27 23:01:26

For allowing the strength of a fully operational commercial kitchen in just about any space, Master Fire Systems offer a budget-conscious innovation. Ventless fire hoods require minimal investment, greater mobility and easy installation for the approaching holiday rush in New York hospitality. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 As restaurateurs and bar owners lay the groundwork for their businesses’ holiday rush plans, Master Fire Systems of New York City has a solution that can...

2013-09-25 20:20:53

Checking out Fire Protection Group, Inc.'s work is a veritable tour of Los Angeles' architectural highlights LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The sights of Los Angeles always include a diverse collection of beautiful architecture and rich historical backgrounds. Yet, behind each unique and wonderful building is a fair amount of important though unglamorous details, including maintaining functional fire alarm systems that protect inhabitants while respecting each building's...

2013-09-24 23:28:51

Global consumption for flame retardant chemicals reached 3.9 billion lbs in 2012 and is expected to grow to 4 billion lbs by 2013. BCC Research projects consumption to reach nearly 5.2 billion lbs by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5%. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Flame Retardant Chemicals: Technologies and Global Markets from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), global consumption...

2013-09-18 23:00:45

Fauske & Associates, LLC (FAI), a leader in nuclear, industrial and chemical process safety, becomes one of the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art combustible dust hazards testing lab and education centers in the world. With regard to industrial and chemical process safety, FAI is at the forefront for dust explosivity/combustibility testing offering a wide range of services related to characterizing, preventing and mitigating combustible dust explosions and fire hazards. In addition...

2013-09-13 16:25:16

In an exceptionally hot and dry Southern Californian summer, extra stress on fans and air conditioning units could contribute to starting fires LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent weeks, the summer season has been especially hot in Southern California. Those residents lucky enough to have air conditioning and fan systems to offer some form of relief from the sweltering heat may experience the opposite effect; malfunctioning cooling equipment at home can malfunction...

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...

2013-08-19 23:02:20

U.S. Smoke & Fire commissions smoke partitions at new Novartis Oncology office building in East Hanover, New Jersey. East Hanover, NJ (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 U.S. Smoke & Fire, A Division of CYSA Development, has installed more than 4,000 square feet of automatic smoke partitions at a new Novartis Oncology office building at a corporate campus in East Hanover, New Jersey. Rafael Vinoly Architects PC, located in nearby New York City, is the architect of record. Their unique design...

2013-08-16 20:20:18

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation is poised to begin a 15-day comment period on final recommended changes in fire safety regulations that would, among other changes, eliminate the state's open flame test for upholstered furniture. In anticipation of these developments on T.B. 117, the following statement can be attributed to Steve Risotto...

2013-08-01 20:20:32

This summer's intense fire season may signal a long-term increase in the severity of fire risk, especially for buildings located near forests and brush LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- If you think we're seeing more and bigger fires this year than in previous fire seasons, it's not just your imagination. Fortunately, Fire Protection Group, Inc. is here to help ensure that business and residential properties are fully protected. Led by general manager and lead engineer George...