NFPA and Hughes Associates honor legacy of Philip J. DiNenno with award in his name

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In honor of the late Philip J. DiNenno, the highly regarded former CEO of Hughes Associates who passed away in 2013, NFPA and Hughes Associates have established the DiNenno Prize to recognize significant technical developments that enhance fire safety. Phil

In addition to honoring Mr. DiNenno's memory, the DiNenno Prize will encourage and recognize significant technical developments that have an impact on public safety, including building, fire, and electrical safety. A prize committee will consider nominations submitted from around the world.

Mr. DiNenno was recognized for his many accomplishments in the fire protection field including the NFPA Standards Medal and the Lamb Award. Throughout his career he provided leadership to the fire protection engineering profession, most recently as CEO of Hughes Associates. 

Learn more about the award and Mr. DiNenno’s efforts and accomplishments in fire protection on NFPA’s website at and in our latest press release.