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John Shafer's Blog – March 2012 Archive (2)

Guide for Going Green in the Fire Service

The National Volunteer Fire Council released the Guide for Going Green in the Fire Service to highlight sustainable practices and inspire departments to reduce their impact on the environment.

The Guide looks at a range of Earth-friendly steps departments can take, from simple practices such as recycling and energy conservation to complex solutions such as green construction.

NVFC Guide for Going Green in the Fire Service:…


Added by John Shafer on March 19, 2012 at 9:54am — No Comments

Hazards of Modern Roofs @ FDIC 2012

I would like to personally invite you to  attend my class at FDIC 2012.


Hazards of Modern Roofs


The class will examine trends and methods in modern building construction with an emphasis on roofs, their direct relationship to vertical ventilation, structural firefighting operations, and firefighter survivability. Inherent roof construction features and hazards that directly influence truck company work will be the main focus, along with green roofs,…


Added by John Shafer on March 6, 2012 at 10:05pm — No Comments

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