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Firefighting Training: Top 10 Tactical Considerations from Fire Research

A popular FDIC class for fire fighters, by Director Stephen Kerber of the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute, was available free and on-demand as a webcast until September 2018. Information can still be found here, though. Sponsored by Ventry Solutions, Inc.

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Webcast: Positive Pressure Attack (PPA)

From August 2016 to August 2017, Ventry Solutions, Inc. sponsored an online webcast for firefighters, from Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC), called “Rules of Engagement for Positive-Pressure Attack.”

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A Higher Level of Inflation*

Our ad in Ballooning magazine discusses how pilots using Ventry® Fans for inflation enjoy peace of mind, safety, a much higher level of performance than other fans, and lifetime factory support. Links to all inflation fan pages on our site are included.

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Inflation Fan ad in Ballooning magazine (2017)

PPV Study Results and Online Training

Excellent online training on positive pressure ventilation and attack (PPV and PPA) is now available as the result of the multi-year UL FSRI study on PPV. Please share these resources among fire/rescue colleagues.

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Image from UL FSRI PPV Study online positive pressure attack training: Module 5...Exhaust Size is more important than fan location

“Positive Pressure Attack Deconstructed...”

This article by Nick Ledin, firefighter and panelist, on the value of ventilation in fire fighting, summarizes the vast UL PPV study concluded in 2016.

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FireRescue magazine article on the value of ventilation in fire fighting

UL PPA/PPV Study Discussion

Firefighting experts discuss the PPA and PPV study by UL FSRI. The video originally streamed live but is still available on demand.

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UL PPA/PPV Study Discussion brought to you by Fire Engineering and Ventry Solutions, Inc.

VSI thanks UL PPV Study participants

All of us at Ventry Solutions, Inc. extend our sincere thanks to the researchers and technical panel members involved in the extensive and history-changing UL PPV study. This work is going to save lives. Period.

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Ventry® Fan during UL FSRI cold flow testing

PPV study from UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute

Information about the study on positive pressure ventilation and attack, conducted by the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute, including a link to the results.

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ppv fan flow testing by UL, December 2014