Active Fire Protection Using Special Systems

Starts:  Apr 27, 2023 12:00 (ET)
Ends:  May 9, 2023 13:30 (ET)

This 5 part premium series will take you on an overview of different types of active fire protection and finish off with a panel of the experts.

Live Webinar: April 25, 2023,10:00 am EDT
Speaker: Mark Fessenden
Title: Introduction to Special Systems

Live Webinar: April 27, 2023,12:00 pm EDT
Speaker: Bob Kasiski
Title: Water Mist Fire Protection Systems
This webinar covers the fundamentals of water mist fire protection systems used for equipment and occupancy applications. It will review suppression mechanisms, specific applications, certifications, existing research and development, and the codes and standards related to the design of these systems.

Live Webinar: May 2, 2023, 12:00 pm EDT.
Speaker: Timothy Carman
Title: Gaseous Fire Suppression Systems
This presentation will give an overview of the features and appropriate application of gaseous fire suppression agents and systems. Includes Halocarbon and Inert Gas Clean Agent systems as outlined in NFPA 2001 and Carbon Dioxide systems as described in NFPA 12.

Live Webinar: May 4, 2023, 12:00 pm EDT.
Speaker: Martin Workman
Title: Fire Fighting Foam in Fixed Systems
This presentation will discuss the history of fire fighting foam in fixed systems and new system transition considerations for changing market conditions.

*UPDATED* Live Webinar: May 8, 2023,12:00 pm EDT
Speaker: Mark Fessenden
Title: Special Systems Alternatives
This presentation will discuss when alternatives to an automatic sprinkler system should be considered with emphasis on the use of systems to protect special hazard applications. We will discuss the use of water spray fixed systems emphasizing basis of design and the selection process for choosing the correct system components for an application. We will also review the inspection, testing and maintenance requirements for these systems.

Live Webinar: May 9, 2023, 12:00 pm EDT
Panelist: Mark Fessenden
Panelist: Bob Kasiski
Panelist: Timothy Carman
Panelist: Martin Workman
Moderator: Melisa Rodriguez, SFPE Virtual Learning Sub-committee Chair

Professional Development Hours:1.5 PDH/session. After viewing the webinars and completing evaluations, you can claim your Certificate of Completion.

SFPE Members: $125.00
SFPE Non-members: $200.00*
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