CaliforniaFire Authorities and the Los AngelesChapter of the American Red Cross had fairly supported morally Zephinie to not give up the ZEC project in the . USA
The High-Rise Building Multiple Entry Vertical Escape Technology
1968 - 2001
History will shows that:
THOUSANDS COULD HAVE SAVED THEIR LIVES IN THE WTC
People that were trapped above the floor levels impacted could have been evacuated by only one set of four or five units of ZEC-EM, remaining operative over 25, in few minutes.
The Zephinie Escape Chute (ZEC)
can operate over 100 floors.
Can evacuate up 1000 persons per minute, including handicapped , injured persons with the same average escape speed.
Ignorance or bad will
can't invalidate demonstrable
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May 5/1982 California
Californians' Support to the ZEC
CaliforniaFire Authorities and the Los AngelesChapter of the American Red Cross fairly supported morally Zephinie not to give up the ZEC project in the . USA
Zephinie had not capital to establish personally the business in
To find venture partners or to license the
patents to a West Cost company was the only solution. US
Prestigious companies such as Martin Marrieta and Signal Corp., among others, reviewed in deep the project.
All positively interested companies will finally consider that the incomprehensible censure in the USA of a product obvious good enough to be Marketed by UTC-Otis in Europe and the NY opposition, were " scaring off factors for the investor "
Zephinie asked to the Public Relation Director of Los Angeles Chapter of the American Red Cross to convince the New York Chapter of the American Red Cross to do the same. The offer was turned down by NY ARC.
May 4th 1982 the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Red Cross and several local Fire Departments supported a public demonstration of the ZEC at the occasion of the Earthquake Planning Conference in the Century Plaza Hotel
The very successful demonstration was reported by the local TV Evening News and the Los Angeles Times (
LA Times May5/1982 Part# 1/3)
Californian Fire Departments, including: El Secundo, L. A. Down Town, Santa Anna, Santa Barbara was the only fire Departments to fairly test and support the ZEC Technology in the USA as so far.
Public demonstration of the ZEC at the occasion of the 1982 Earthquake Planning Conference in the Century Plaza Hotel
Organised by Los Angeles Chapter of the American Red Cross
LA Times May5/1982 Part# 1/3
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