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March 20, 2018
Understanding the 2017 Edition of NFPA 25
Presented by John Corso, Director of Training
This seminar will address significant changes to the 2017 edition of NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, including an overview of the changes in the reference tables. This seminar will also discuss clarifications of existing rules, addition of newly required procedures, adjustments to reference tables and changes in various time requirements for inspections and testing procedures.
April 17, 2018
An Overview of Corrosion in Sprinkler Systems
Presented by Mark Hopkins, P.E., Vice President of Engineering
This presentation identifies design limitations and installation pitfalls which influence corrosion in sprinkler systems. Topics will include how corrosion is commonly detected and why it is a problem. The basic forms of corrosion, its effects on system reliability, and failure mode concepts will be described. The basic framework for conducting corrosion investigations, factors for consideration in determining whether to salvage or replace a system, and possible corrosion management strategies will also be discussed.
May 15, 2018
2015 and 2018 Changes to Building Codes for Sprinkler Contractors
Presented by Jeff Hugo, CBO, Director of Codes
Building codes reference installation standards and while layout technicians and contractors know the installation standards well, there are numerous building code rules that affect layout and system design. This course highlights changes to the 2015 and 2018 International Building Code, International Fire Code and NFPA’s Life Safety Code as it relates to the fire sprinkler contractor.
June 19, 2018
Hydrant Flow Tests per NFPA 291
Presented by Roland Asp, Manager of Installation Standards
Water-based fire protection systems rely on a reliable source of water and the municipal water system is a common source of this water. The characteristics of a municipal water supply is typically determined through hydrant flow tests. NFPA 291, Recommended Practice for Fire Flow Testing and Marking of Hydrants, highlights the proper procedures, equipment and data collection for these vital tests. This seminar will highlight the requirements of this recommended practice and will include valuable information on the various aspects of hydrant flow testing including: Procedures, Test Layout, Equipment and Determination of Discharge as well as proper data collection and limitations of the tested data.
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