OUR SEMINARS

Seminar Tracks

WEDNESDAY 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Adapting to the Labor Shortage: It’s Time for a New Approach

Billy Marshall
ServiceTrade

CEU

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Business Management

In this presentation, Billy Marshall will give you ways to leverage technology, data, office staff, and sound business principles to create scalable growth regardless of a permanent technician labor shortage.
WEDNESDAY 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Commodity Classification for Storage

JOSHUA MCDONALD, MSET, CFPS, CWBSP, WBITM
American Fire Sprinkler Association

CEU

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1.0

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INSTALL / DESIGN

This presentation will review the general requirements for storage in NFPA 13, focusing on commodity classification.
WEDNESDAY 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Findings Revealed from the World’s Largest ITM Database

Joe Scibetta
BuildingReports.com, Inc.

CEU

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1.0

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1.0

ITM

This presentation reviews findings from the world’s largest ITM database of over 9.5 million inspections representing over 650 million individual devices and components.
WEDNESDAY 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Special Sprinkler Roundup

Brandon Telford, CFPS, CET
Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Company

CEU

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1.0

INSTALL, DESIGN

This presentation will provide an introductory look at the majority of products available, known as special sprinklers.
FRIDAY 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors in Dry & Preaction Systems

Ray Fremont, Jr.
General Air Products Inc.

CEU

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1.0

OTHER TECHNICAL

This seminar covers available corrosion mitigation technologies to the newly available Vaper Phase Corrosion Inhibitor system.
WEDNESDAY 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Design Management

Jared Van Gammeren, ET
Driven Fire Consultants

CEU

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1.0

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1.0

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

This seminar will cover ways to successfully grow and excel as a design firm, add staff, and meet customer expectations on a continued basis.
WEDNESDAY 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Fire Alarm Inspections in an NFPA 25 World

Tom Parrish, CFPS, PSP, SET
Automatic Fire Alarm Association

CEU

0.1

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1.0

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1.0

OTHER TECHNICAL

This program will give the technician a basic understanding of the NFPA 72 requirements and how to conduct the required testing.
WEDNESDAY 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Flexible Sprinkler Hose Systems

Karl Wiegand, PE
Victaulic

CEU

0.1

|  CPD

1.0

|  CH

1.0

INSTALL, DESIGN

The intent of this presentation is to provide guidance on the proper installation and inspection of these products and how to properly account for hydraulic changes that they may require for the overall sprinkler system.
WEDNESDAY 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Modifications to Existing Systems

Kevin Hall, M.Eng., P.E., ET, CWBSP, PMSFPE
American Fire Sprinkler Association

CEU

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1.0

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1.0

OTHER TECHNICAL

This seminar will review the new structure of the existing systems chapter and additional requirements for evaluating, modifying, and testing existing systems.
SATURDAY 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Smart Fire Pump Systems: The Future of Fire Protection

Travis Montembeault
Peerless Pump

CEU

0.1

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1.0

|  CH

1.0

INSTALL / DESIGN, ITM

This presentation will cover the evolution of smart fire pump systems and related developments within NFPA and FM standards.
WEDNESDAY 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Building Long-Term Value through Recurring Monthly Revenue

Patrick Egan
Egan Security Group

CEU

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1.0

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1.0

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

This course is an explanation of Recurring Monthly Revenue (RMR). Types of RMR include (but are not limited to): inspection, testing, service contracts, visual inspection, functional inspection, cleaning, confirming battery calculations, testing emergency systems, and validating the latest software.
WEDNESDAY 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Fire Alarms for Preaction Sprinkler Systems

Tom Parrish, CFPS, PSP, SET
Automatic Fire Alarm Association

 

CEU

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1.0

OTHER TECHNICAL

This class will review the different requirements for fire alarm systems used to activate preaction systems.