Commercial and industrial property insurer FM Global has released two new guide for architects, consulting engineers, plant managers, contractors and product buyers.

The free 2004 Property Loss Prevention Resource Catalog contains information on FM's publications, engineering data sheets, special interest booklets, learning kits, videos, CD-ROMs and training courses. These materials cover property loss prevention basics, boiler and machinery, business interruption, emergency planning, construction and maintenance, facility and warehouse protection, fire prevention and natural hazards.

The 2004 edition of FM Global's Approval Guide contains more than 45,000 listings of fire protection, electrical and building equipment materials and services tested and approved for property conservation by FM Approvals, including thousands of new and revised listings. Products are listed by trade name and include the manufacturer's name and address, sizes, catalog numbers and technical information on its application and use. The cost of the guide on CD-ROM is US$165.

FM Global also offers the computer network-compatible 2004 Resource Collection CD-ROM, a technical reference library containing more than 350 property loss prevention data sheets, the Approval Guide and the Property Loss Prevention Resource Catalog. For ordering information, phone FM Global at (877) 364-6726 or (781) 255-6681, or visit FM Global's website at