Changes such as revised definitions of combustible and limited combustible material and new spacing guidelines when positions sprinklers on attic hips and eaves have an impact on when, where, and how automatic sprinkler systems should be installed. We will review these changes and discuss appropriate protection options for these spaces.
Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:
1. Describe the impact of NFPA 13’s new definition for combustible and limited combustible material has on the use of automatic sprinklers.
2. Identify the construction types that make up “Obstructed” and “Unobstructed” Construction.
3. Given a plan view and complete description of content, determine if an automatic sprinkler system is required.
4. Identify the factors that influence sprinkler operation in pitched ceiling and describe how to appropriately protect the space.
The webinar connection and content is FREE to all AFSA members.
- This webinar offers 0.15 CEUs and 1.5 CPDs.
- To receive continuing education credit for this webinar you must register for credits for a nominal fee of $25 per certificate.
Mark Fessenden is Director of Industry Relations for Tyco Fire Products/Jonson Controls Inc. In his 20+ year career with the organization, Mark has spent most of that time in Technical Support & Training functions, and has represented the organization on numerous NFPA and Industry Technical Committees. Mark has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from New England Institute of Technology and an MBA from Corban University. He is certified by NICET in Water-Based Systems Layout & Special Hazards Suppression Systems.
Kevin Maughan is Vice President of New Technology for Globe Fire Sprinkler Corporation, joining Globe in January 2016. He has previously been Manager of Product Applications with Tyco. Kevin assisted in the development and instruction of Tyco Fire & Building Products training seminars held at the Research and Development Center in Rhode Island. He has given numerous lectures and technical presentations on “New Technologies” for fire sprinkler professionals across the country. He is a committee member for NFPA 24, and has previously served on the NFPA13, 14, & NFPA 80 Committees. He is NICET Certified and has over 36 years’ experience in the Fire Protection Industry.
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