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2/16/2016 Pumps for Fire Protection 2/17/2016 Sprinkler System Installation Requirements

2/16/2016 to 2/17/2016
When: February 16-17, 2016
Where: Portland Fire & Rescue Training Center
4800 NE 122nd Avenue
Portland, Oregon  97220
United States

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February 25, 2016
Pumps for Fire Protection

Utilizing NFPA 20, Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection this one-day program guides the participant through the basic operating principles of fire pumps; the requirements for the various components that make up a fire pump package and addresses the requirements for acceptance testing for the pump to ensure proper operation.

Learning Outcomes:

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

1. Describe the types of fire pumps and their applications
2. Identify fire pump components
3. Locate the requirements for fire pumps in NFPA 20
4. Discuss installation requirements of electric motor and engine driven fire pumps
5. Apply acceptance testing requirements for fire pumps and related equipment

For full syllabus, click HERE.


February 17, 2016
Sprinkler System Installation Requirements (NFPA 13-Chapter 8)

There are hundreds of types of sprinklers in use today. Determining where to locate them can be a complex task. They need to be spaced properly and installed in specific locations to ensure coverage of the protected area and located far enough away from obstructions to ensure that the spray pattern can adequately develop and control or suppress a
fire. The rules that govern this complex matrix of decisions are found in Chapter 8 of NFPA 13 on Installation Requirements. This fast paced and interactive seminar will guide the participant through series of decisions and requirements that lead to compliance with NFPA 13 and ensure the system will operate properly when needed.

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

1. Discuss how the Occupancy Classification drives sprinkler system installation requirements.
2. Describe the process for selecting sprinklers for installation.
3. Discuss the effects of obstructions to sprinkler spray and how to avoid them.
4. Identify the specific installation requirements for various types of sprinklers
5. Identify the locations where sprinklers can be omitted

For a complete syllabus, click HERE

You will need a current copy of NFPA 13 with you.

FEE (per class):
Members or AHJ EARLY BIRD: $125 ($150 Two Weeks Prior)  Non-Member: $290


"To protect lives and property from fire through the widespread acceptance of the fire sprinkler concept"-NFSA Mission Statement

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