Archive for March, 2011

Fire Sprinkler Webinar to Discuss How To Address Special Situations

March 24th, 2011

Webinar presentation based on NFPA 13 Chapter 8 will educate designers, installers and plan reviewers on how to address special situations when designing fire sprinkler systems.

Beamed ceilings, floating clouds, layered planes, atriums sixty feet in height, concealed spaces, are all examples of special situations that most engineers and designers face at some point in their career. A new webinar has been prepared by Fire Smarts, LLC to educate fire protection designers, installers and plan reviewers across the nation on how to use NFPA 13 Chapter 8 to address these special situations. The webinar is part of the online training series offered by Fire Smarts, LLC.

The “Fire Sprinkler Design: Addressing Special Situations” webinar will be presented by fire protection industry expert, Steven Scandaliato, SET, CFPS, on March 31, 2011 at 12:00pm Eastern. During this two-hour training Mr. Scandaliato will review Chapter 8 of NFPA 13, and work through solving several real-life examples. Anyone who designs, installs or inspects fire sprinkler systems will not want to miss this very informative and interactive presentation.

Registration is open to all interested parties. For more information and to register for this webinar click on Webinar Information Page.

“The overwhelming majority of questions I am asked on a weekly basis have me referencing something in NFPA 13 Chapter 8,” said Steven Scandaliato, SET, CFPS. There have been monumental revisions added over the past few editions, along with some that are proposed in the current 2012 cycle, that every person working with fire sprinkler systems should be aware of.”

Webinar instructor, Steven Scandaliato, is a Fire Smarts Faculty member and Principal at SDG, LLC, a fire protection design and consulting company. With over 30 years of fire protection engineering, design and project management experience he holds a Level IV certification from NICET in Fire Sprinkler Layout, a Certified Fire Protection Specialist designation, and serves as a member of the NFPA 13, 101 and 5000 committees.

For more information and to register for this webinar click on Webinar Information Page. This webinar is another fire protection training opportunity through Fire Smarts online training programs.

About Fire Smarts, LLC: Fire Smarts, LLC is a leading provider of fire protection educational and training resources. The company operates the home fire protection resource website, Residential Fire Sprinklers .com, frequently publishes articles and reports on the latest industry developments and utilizes its team of Fire Smarts Faculty members to create custom training solutions for contractors, fire and building officials, and business organizations based on NFPA standards.