The Sustainability Question

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					The Sustainability Question
Kathleen H Almand
NFPA Journal; Nov/Dec 2009; 103, 6; Docstoc
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Description: [...] our keynote speaker, Shere Abbott, director of the Center for Science and Practice of Sustainability at the University of Texas, provided a different perspective that is often lost in the detailed discussions of fire protection systems and their isolated interaction with the environment. [...] we have done that through individual projects: protecting against the hazards of alternative energy sources, removing the barriers to the use of water-conserving home fire sprinklers, ensuring effective fire protection system performance in the presence of energyconserving fans, and others.
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