Christine Swanson

Christine Swanson, PE, FPE, CFPS, is a registered Professional Engineer in Fire Protection Engineering. She has been working in the industry of life safety and consumer product safety since 1990, with firms including Caterpillar, Underwriters Laboratories, Lockheed Martin, Federal Aviation Administration, Gage Babcock and Associates, Fire Safety Solutions, Clark Nexsen, and currently Hankins and Anderson Architects and Engineers. She can be reached at c.swanson@ha-inc.com or 757-213-6059.

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Why didn’t my fire sprinkler system work?

A comprehensive plan of attack can prevent physical and financial disaster.
There are many reasons why a fire sprinkler system fails to control a fire.


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Twelve reasons why a fire sprinkler contractor could bid high or low on a job.
There are many reasons why a fire sprinkler contractor would bid high or low on a construction job.


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Asset Protection

The evolution of foam fire suppression in high-value storage facilities.
Many of us have seen the video of the aircraft hangar accidentally filled with white, billowy, high-expansion fire suppression foam during a hangar system test that ran too long.


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