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Archive March-April 2018

These Are Exciting Times When Science Shows Up To Repair What Humans Destroy

April 30 2018 by Steve Conboy

When are our High Density Builders going to show up and defend our lumber and building industry by embracing Best Practice instead of allowing the Concrete and Steel Industries Negative Propaganda.

Wood Framed High Density Housing Is Under Attack From Fires During Construction

April 27 2018 by Steve Conboy

When are our High Density Builders going to show up and defend our lumber and building industry by embracing Best Practice instead of allowing the Concrete and Steel Industries Negative Propaganda.

New Schools Of Thinking in Wild Fire Defense and Wood Framed Building Fires

April 25 2018 by Steve Conboy

In 2017, I spent the emtire year traveling around the United States presenting live burn demonstrations at Fire Training Centers to many smart and brave Fire Chiefs and Fire Marshalls.

Wood Framed Building Fires Are The New Sleeping Giant In The Building Industry

April 24 2018 by Steve Conboy

After the most recent wood framed building fire in Denver, where two workers died, it is important that all TurnKey Framing Companies realize they will now be a target for litigators.

All USA Builders Need To Defend Lumber From Fire During Construction

April 15 2018 by Steve Conboy

Our Building Industry has to realize that water will not put out the advance of a raw wood framed high density fire ...

Who Is To Blame For Fires Behavior In Wood Framed Buildings Today

April 2 2018 by Steve Conboy

* Wood Framed Buildings only become vulnerable to complete fire consumption as the walls, floors and roofs get sheeted in. Framed walls without sheeting are not vulnerable to complete fire consumption.

Concerns On Construction Workers Risk In Wood Framed Buildings

April 2, 2018 by Steve Conboy

After the recent Denver Wood Framed Apartment Fire that kill two construction workers on a wood framed 5 story building before it had drywall and sprinklers in place brings new risk to Builders Premiums.

M Fire Smart App Will Notify Fireman So They Want To Go In And Defend A Building

April 7, 2018 by Steve Conboy

We will gain Fire Fighter's support to want to go in and save a builders building that has been fire defended during construction. Our M-Fire Smart App will notify the local Fire Fighters of the fire protection and...

IF You Wait Its To Late

March 27 2018 by Steve Conboy

Who would have thought that the same practical man from Philadelphia, who helped found the United States of America in 1776, would also make so many important contributions to fire prevention and safety during Colonial America?

When Are Wood Framed Buildings Vulnerable To Fire

Mar 22 2018 by Steve Conboy

The WSJ Fake News story headlines says Apartment Fires Are Tied to Cheaper, Wood-Based Construction. This is so bogus and wrong, buildings are being lite of fire and they burn so fast because our insurance industry allows builders to build with raw lumber.

The Truth About Todays Lumber

Mar 26 2018 by Steve Conboy

Next to me on the right is Harold Thomas, one of the original inventors of the EWP engineered wood I joist. I was a technical rep for TJI the first real I joist company to overtake the building industry and change it for the better- from building with solid floor joists to I-joists. EWP's marketing slogan was "The Silent Floor"

Could There Be Complicated Link Between Gentrification and Displacement and Fire

March 23 2018 by Steve Conboy

OAKLAND — Is a single, determined arsonist behind four massive construction fires that have scorched the East Bay over the past year, including a four-alarm blaze in Oakland Friday morning?

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Mar 22 2018 by Steve Conboy

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP), a rotating gyre of waste and debris located between California and Hawaii

Defending Lumber and Trees from Fire

March 22 2018 by Steve Conboy

Today we are witnessing the exctinction of a species that had survived for millions of years but could not survive mankind