Fowler Heads N.B.F.U. Codes Division

Issue 7 and Volume 105.

Fowler Heads N.B.F.U. Codes Division The National Board of Fire Underwriters, New York, N. Y., on June 24 announced the appointment of Everett W. Fowler of Scarsdale, N. Y., as director of its newly-created division of codes and standards. The new division, along with the research division, falls within the framework of the engineering department, Lewis A. Vincent, general manager of the NBFU, explained in making the announcement. He said it will co-relate the work being done on NBFU’s National Building Code. Suggested Fire Prevention Ordinance, Standards for the Installation of Automatic Sprinkler Systems, as well as its many other published standards, of which several million copies are distributed annually. Some 500 cities throughout the country now use NBFU’s Building Code and its Suggested Fire Prevention Ordinance, or one based on it, has been adopted by some 200 cities.

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