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Foundation Drains

April 30, 2018

Humidity in your basement: could it be your foundation drain? Do you notice excessive moisture in your basement in the form of water infiltration or the appearance of molds or whitish marks at the bottom of...

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Grain Silos and Dust Explosions

April 30, 2018

Fires and explosions can be unexpected, but for either to happen, an uninhibited chemical reaction is required. In other words, an uninterrupted sequence of events must take place. To determine how these unexpected fires and...

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Fire Suppression Systems

March 28, 2018

Fire Suppression Systems When you enter a condominium or commercial building you will often see wet sprinkler heads located in the walls or hanging from the ceiling. These water...

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2018 All Industry Golf Save the Date!

March 14, 2018


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Vehicle Data – The final answer or just the beginning

February 26, 2018

Does the “black box” in a vehicle hold all the answers or does it precipitate more questions? Most vehicles on the road today have an event data recorder (EDR), and the number of EDRs...

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Staged Motor Vehicle Collisions

January 23, 2018

Auto insurance fraud has been a problem for years. According to a report prepared for the Insurance Bureau of Canada in 2012 , auto insurance fraud in Ontario alone was estimated at up to $1.6...

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Merry Christmas from CEP Sintra!

December 14, 2017

All of us at CEP Sintra are wishing you and yours the merriest of holiday seasons! ...

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Water Loss Prevention

November 23, 2017

Water-Tech: Is Plumbing Getting Smarter The frustration of failed plumbing components is all too common for property owners. As engineers, we are often asked how the failure of such...

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Motor Vehicle Fires vs Structure Fires

October 23, 2017

Many fire investigators prefer to only do structure fire origin and cause investigations.  They tend to shy away from or sometimes flat out refuse to do investigations...

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Fire Investigation - Art or Science?

September 22, 2017

Fire investigation has been around for a long time. The destructive nature of fire, and the frequency with which it strikes, makes it a hot topic among insurance professionals, and determining liability, a top priority....

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