Green Building Ethics

August 2008
Fire Chief;Aug2008, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p12
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The article reports on the revision of Canon of Ethics for Fire Protection Engineers by the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) in the U.S. The move is focused on reducing the use of non-renewable resources and minimizing environmental impact. SFPE Engineering Program Manager Chris Jelenewiez states that the design professionals understand the important role fire protection engineers play in protecting people and property from the ravages of fire.


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