2018 News and Events

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Licensure Announcement for Dan Lookenbill

EBL is pleased to announce the recent licensure of Dan Lookenbill in the State of Maryland.
Mr. Lookenbill’s duties include a wide range of activities within our fire protection engineering department. He provides consulting for engineers, architects and facility managers on life safety, fire alarm, plan review and fire pump installations. Dan has also provided extensive oversight of inspection, testing and maintenance (ITM) programs of fire protection systems for private and public sector clients.
Congratulations Dan!

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2018 CASHE Toy Drive Benefiting Toys for Tots

EBL was a drop off location for the 2018 CASHE Toy Drive benefiting Toys for Tots. CASHE members collected donated toys from October 15 to November 14. The collected toys were delivered to Toys for Tots in late November.
Thank you for helping CASHE make this another successful toy drive.

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EBL Sr. Consultant Speaks at CRFSA Session

EBL Sr. Consultant David Snyder was part of a distinguished list of presenters at the Maryland Inspector training program in Laurel, MD. This Nov. 7th event was held in cooperation with the Office of the State Fire Marshal and the membership of the Capital Region Fire Sprinkler Association (CRFSA).

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EBL Principal Celebrates 40 years

Congratulations to Principal Robert Stratemeyer.
In September, Bob celebrated his 40th work anniversary with EBL. This picture shows a picture of him when he first started with EBL along side a picture of him now.

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EBL at the 36th Annual CASHE Seminar/Exhibition

EBL was at the 36th Annual Cheseapeake Area Society of Healthcare Engineering Seminar/Exhibition at the Hershey Lodge in September. EBL has been a sponsor at this event for over 10 years.

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EBL Sr. Fire Alarm Specialist Honored by MD DC VA AFAA

Congratulations to Senior Fire Alarm Specialist Bob Baker. Bob was honored for his 20 plus years of service with the MD DC VA Automatic Fire Alarm Association. He served many terms as President and Director from 1997 to 2018.

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EBL Principal Elected President of UMD Fire Protection Engineering Alumni Club

EBL Principal Jeff McBride was elected as University of Maryland – Fire Protection Engineering Alumni Club President at the club meeting held in conjunction with the NFPA Conference in Las Vegas.
The Alumni Club presented a check to the University of Maryland Department of Fire Protection Engineering for $15,000.
Left to Right:
Jeff McBride – incoming alumni club president
Jim Begley – outgoing alumni club co-chair
Jim Milke – U of MD fire protection engineering department chair
Dan Arnold - outgoing alumni club co-chair

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EBL Principal Honored With Extraordinary Service Award

Congratulations to EBL Principal Ed Fraczkowski! During the IFMA Chesapeake Chapter annual awards gathering at the Valley Mansion by Martin's last evening, Ed was honored with the “Extraordinary Service Award” for his role as president of the Chapter for the past three years. He will remain on the Executive Board of the Chapter serving as Past President.

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EBL Principals at ASBO Conference

EBL Principals, Bob Stratemeyer and Tony Kleponis were manning the EBL booth at the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) MD & DC Spring Conference. The conference was held from May 21-22 in Ocean City, MD. It was our 16th year exhibiting at the conference.

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EBL Announces the Passing of Timothy M. Dougherty

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Tim Dougherty. Tim was our CFO for 20 years and had been working with EBL for over 30 years. We lost a dear friend and colleague.
We extend our condolences to his family and friends. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

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EBL Announces the Licensure of Peter Iwanczuk in the State of Maryland

Mr. Iwanczuk’s duties include a wide range of activities within our fire protection engineering department. He provides consulting for engineers, architects and facility managers on life safety, fire alarm, smoke control, plan review and fire pump installations. Peter also specializes in Healthcare related projects assisting facility managers with Joint Commission compliance. Congratulations Peter!