These photos were taken by James Neils during Live Fire Tests in January 2015, part of the huge study by Underwriters Laboratories Firefighter Safety Research Institute (UL FSRI) on PPV effectiveness. James traveled to Chicago three times, serving on the panel of PPV fan manufacturers.
Please note: only a few of the photos James took are shown here. To view and flip through the photos more easily and see all of them, please visit our UL Vent Study Live Fire Testing album on Facebook. No account or identification is necessary.
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Background: In 2013, the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute was awarded a grant by the US Department of Homeland Security. The result was the Study of the Effectiveness of Fire Service Positive Pressure Ventilation During Fire Attack in Single Family Homes Incorporating Modern Construction Practices. (Original URL: http://ulfirefightersafety.org/category/projects/study-of-the-effectiveness-of-fire-service-positive-pressure-ventilation-during-fire-attack-in-single-family-homes-incorporating-modern-construction-practices/. Last accessed 2017-04-04. New URL: https://ulfirefightersafety.org/research-projects/effectiveness-of-fire-service-positive-pressure-ventilation.html. Last accessed 2018-03-12.)
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