Advanced Fire Alarm System Design: Applying the Principles of PBD

Starts:  Oct 10, 2022 08:30 (ET)
Ends:  Oct 11, 2022 17:00 (ET)

This two-day course will be offered as part of the SFPE22 pre-conference program on Oct. 10-11, 2022.  It will review of the performance-based design process and its applicability to the design of fire alarm systems. The course covers the developing of a stakeholder committee, refining performance objectives to concrete performance criteria, and developing performance equivalent alternative designs. Fire dynamics and the roll of fire modeling in the design process and design documentation are also addressed. 

Instructor: John M. Cholin, PE

Target Audience: Fire Protection Engineers (FPEs), Fire Alarm Designers, Code Officials, Plan Reviewers, Design Professionals (Architects/Engineers)

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*Please not that this does not register you for the Annual Conference taking place October 12-14.  To purchase a bundled registration, please visit  


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Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
Detroit, MI 48243-1502