THE HOLIDAY SEASON IS HERE AGAIN AND SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY AT 1515/1555 POYDRAS…
AS YOU BEGIN TO PLAN FOR THE UPCOMING HOLIDAYS, PLEASE NOTE FOLLOWING IS THE BUILDINGS’ POLICY ON CHRISTMAS TREES AND DECORATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THOSE OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL’S POLICY FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS.
Artificial Trees: must be labeled as flame retardant.
Approved electrical (UL listed) lighting is permitted.
Live Trees: acceptable ONLY IF TREATED WITH FLAME RETARDANT FLOCKING
material and approved electrical (UL listed) lighting is permitted.
Tag must be attached to the tree.
Live Untreated Tree: only acceptable if installed for less than three (3) weeks total...and
NO ELECTRICAL LIGHTING IS PERMITTED.
If you plan to display a Christmas tree in your office this year, please call our office so our engineers can verify that the above requirements are in place.
Then when the glitter is off the holidays and it's time to dispose of your tree,
it is your firm’s responsibility to have the tree removed.
You may make advanced arrangements with our office for the removal of your tree for a fee of $50.00.
Also, please remember as cooler weather approaches that space heaters are not allowed as they also present a fire hazard and overload circuits. We will certainly work with you and your staff to resolve any issues to maintain a comfortable working environment.