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Fire Sprinkler Design Options in the IBC-Meridian, ID
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When: January 17, 2013
Where: Meridian City Hall
33 E Broadway Avenue
Meridian, Idaho  83642
United States

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The primary audience is AIA members/chapters. The seminar was developed to inform AIA members on how to include fire sprinklers without increasing cost to their projects, introducing fire sprinkler tradeup concepts in design, and getting AIA members more familiar and comfortable about sprinkler technology.

Seminar Description:
Specifically created for design professionals, this intense full day program will demonstrate how to use design options under the current International Building Code and other model codes to provide increased fire protection in commercial, industrial and residential construction while controlling construction costs. The presenter will identify and explain the various types of sprinkler systems and where they are required. Several discussions will arise over the design options which will permit design flexibility in all building types and uses. The seminar will cover relevant sections of the IBC and fire sprinkler installation standards (such as NFPA 13, 13R and 13D) that all design professionals should know.

Participants will learn how to use the Fire Sprinkler Guide to quickly identify code requirements such as fire sprinkler modified height and area tables and the 125+ trade-ups that fire sprinklers provide.

Duration: 6 hours

Registered w/AIA/CES: 6 HSW/LU


Registered for several state AHJ continuing education programs

Number of Modules: 3
Total Instructional Contact Minutes: 6hour=330 minutes


Learning Outcomes:

1. Interpret the basic building code and fire sprinkler installation requirements.

2. Describe methods on how to provide increased fire protection without increasing construction costs.

3. Identify code requirements and design advantages in current model codes and the 

Fire Sprinkler Guide .


4. Recognize the various types of sprinkler systems and where they are installed or required.


Participant Materials:

All attendees will receive a copy of the latest 300 page Fire Sprinkler Guide, which includes detailed fire sprinkler trade-ups and calculations for:

• International Building Code

• International Residential Code

• NFPA 5000

• NFPA 101

• California Building Code

• Florida Building Code

• New York State Building Code


Registration Fees: $99 for Member or AHJ/$175 for Non-Members
A copy of The Fire Sprinkler Guide will be included with registration!




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