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A Request for Proposals has been issued for a new research project Hazard Assessment of Lithium Ion Batteries Used in Energy Storage Systems (ESS). The Foundation is seeking a project contractor to develop a hazard assessment of the usage of lithium ion batteries in ESS. This project is part of an overall initiative with the goal to develop safe installation practices, fire protection guidance, and appropriate emergency response tactics for ESS. Proposals should be submitted to Foundation Executive Director Casey Grant by May 22, 2015, 5:00 pm EDT. Learn more about this request for proposals. The Foundation periodically issues requests... Continue reading
The Research Foundation is excited to announce its annual slate of free webinars. In 2015, six webinars will be offered to all those interested at absolutely no cost on the following subjects: February - Assessment of Hazardous Voltage/Current in Marinas, Boatyards and Floating Buildings April – Wildland Fire Ignition Pathways June – Smoke Alarm Nuisance Source Characterization August – PV Update - Insurers Perspective October – Smart Firefighting December – ESFRs and Obstructions The first webinar of the year is entitled Assessment of Hazardous Voltage/Current in Marinas, Boatyards and Floating Buildings. Delivered by John Adey, President of American Boat and... Continue reading
When a water flow test is taken to determine the available flow and pressure of the community's water supply for sprinkler system design, that data is used to define the system for the remainder of its useful life. If that test is not taken at a conservative time in regards... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2014 at Fire Protection Research Foundation
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Jun 13, 2014