Quantcast

Latest Fire protection Stories

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...

2013-09-03 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...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.