AFSA Schuylkill Chapter Meeting

AFSA Schuylkill Chapter Meeting
Topic: It Depends: Fire Sprinkler Design for Non-Designers

The presentation will cover important fire sprinkler design considerations for those without a design background. This seminar is a must-attend event for sales or project management employees, service and inspection personnel, or for those interested in transferring a project from sales to design.

The presentation will include discussion regarding occupancy hazard classification basics, head location and spacing, special sprinklers, obstructions and temperature issues, as well as basic water supply analysis, information needed to complete drawings and calculations, plus basic survey tips and tricks. The event will conclude with a Q&A session.

A buffet lunchon will be served.

Fee: $35 Members; $55 Nonmembers*

* Non-members are those that are not national members of AFSA or those that have not paid their local chapter dues for 2019. To pay your local chapter dues please contact Ilyse at

Presenter:  Ben Young

About the instructor:
As an experienced Fire Suppression Designer with more than 18 years in the fire protection industry, Ben Young, , A telgian Engineering & Consulting Fire Suppression Designer,  expertise includes design of fire sprinklers, alarms, and special hazards systems in both new construction and retrofit applications. Young has worked throughout the East Coast and internationally as a commissioning agent, inspector, designer, plan reviewer, and design manager. He is NICET certified in three fire protection subfields: Water-Based Systems Layout (III), Special Hazards (I), and Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems (II). In addition, Ben has held multiple state licenses throughout the Mid-Atlantic.

Ben is a member of NFPA, SFPE, and ASCET. He is a Director for the Philadelphia-Delaware Valley SFPE Chapter and Vice-Chair for AFSA Schuylkill Chapter, and has been involved with the Delaware and South Jersey ASCET chapters.


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