There is great news for those looking for a convenient online resource to help them select the right equipment and materials to protect commercial properties from damage.

There is great news for those looking for a convenient online resource to help them select the right equipment and materials to protect commercial properties from damage. FM Approvals, a globally accredited product testing and certification organization, has just made available online its entire Approval Guide at www.approvalguide.com, which is tailored for architects, consulting engineers, facility managers, contractors, product buyers and Authorities Having Jurisdiction. Previously, the data was only available in paperback format and on CD-ROM.

At no cost to users, the comprehensive and fully searchable Web-based database provides a resource center containing the most up-to-date information more than 50,000 FM Approved fire protection products, building materials, electrical equipment and services that conform to the highest property protection standards.

Industrial and commercial companies around the world rely on loss prevention products and services that are FM Approved. The FM APPROVED mark, which is backed by scientific research and testing, conveys that a product or service has been objectively tested and conforms to the highest national and international standards.