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Oct 20-21, 2015 Sprinkler Plan Review Oct 22, 2015 Basic & Advanced Seismic

10/20/2015 to 10/22/2015
When: October 20-22, 2015
Where: Brea City Hall
1 Civic Center Circle
Brea, California  92821
United States

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October 20-21, 2015
Sprinkler System Plan Review
This two-day seminar provides attendees with vital information on how to conduct the plan review process for water-based fire protection systems.

Utilizing the requirements of NFPA 13 the participant will be guided through an actual review of sprinkler system plans and calculations. They will discuss the importance of employing a systematic review process and identify the documents required for a complete plan review. Finally they will review a submittal of hydraulic calculation presented with the plans and discuss the process of hydraulic calculations and identify the key pieces of information presented and the common errors that are made.

Total Instructional Contact Minutes: 780 min. (1.3 CEUs, 13 CPDs )

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this seminar the participant will be able to:

1. Apply the requirements for Plan Review in NFPA 13
2. Discuss the importance of a systematic review process.
3. Identify the documents required for a complete plan review process
4. Correlate the requirements for plan review with the requirements in other chapters of NFPA 13.
5. Evaluate the hydraulic

For a complete syllabus, click HERE

FEE: $250 EARLY BIRD ($300 after 10/6) for Members/AHJs  Non-Member: $500


October 22, 2015
This seminar describes the responsibility of the contractor and authority having jurisdiction for the proper installation of earthquake protection of fire sprinkler systems. The seminar will cover the layout and sizing of seismic bracing. The student will learn how to properly layout. This is an intermediate level class.

Learning Objectives for participants: NFPA 13 seismic design criteria, Bracing, flexibility and clearance, Calculate loads, Restraint, Retrofit

Course Outline:

-Determine when earthquake protection needed?
-Determine force factors
-Acceptance of NFPA 13 Criteria
-Flexibility and clearance
-Spacing and configuration of braces
-Calculating loads to bracing
-Adequacy of braces, fittings an fasteners
-Restraint as required
-Hanging arrangements
-Retrofit considerations
-Exercises in layout of seismic hangers
-Exercises in sizing of seismic hangers and bracing


FEES: $125 EARLY BIRD ($150 after 10/7) for Members/AHJs   Non-Member: $290


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