Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems TrainingRegister
This FREE, 2 day class will feature presentations & hands-on training from a variety of knowledgeable fire sprinkler industry professionals with a focus on residential fire sprinkler systems.
10 NICET CPD Credits
Day 1 – Wednesday, 9/1/21
Breakfast / Welcome: 8:30am – 9:00am
Comparing & Contrasting Residential Requirements in NFPA 13/13R/13D with John Denhardt
In this session, we will discuss the similarities and differences between the three sprinkler installation standards – 2019 editions. Specific areas of interest include scope and purpose, allowable materials, water supplies, listing requirements, sprinkler types, and design approaches. We will also discuss some of the probable upcoming changes to the residential sprinkler standards – 2022 editions.
Residential Sprinklers with Darren Palmieri
In this presentation, we will review different trends with residential sprinklers and cover protection of attics, protection of interstitial spaces & other specific application sprinklers.
Residential Sprinkler Basics:
– Testing and Listing of Residential sprinklers
– NFPA 13D, 13R, 13 Residential applications and differences
– Trends with Residential Sprinklers
Viking Residential Sprinklers:
– Intermediate Temperature
– Concealed Sidewalls
– Flow Shaper Sidewalls
Protection of Attics:
– Specific Application Attic Sprinklers
Protection of Combustible Interstitial Spaces:
– Specific Application COIN Sprinklers
Lunch: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Floor Control Assemblies Made to Meet NFPA 13D & 13R Applications with Jim McHugh
This training will focus on AGF’s Residential RiserPACK floor control assemblies. The RiserPACK can cut the cost of buying and assembling the individual parts of a sectional floor control, reduce the space used by sectional floor controls by up to 75%, and are installed in a fraction of the time. The Model 8000 RiserPACK Floor assembly includes a pressure gauge, water flow switch, Inspector’sTEST, and drain valve. 8011 models also include a pressure relief valve. We will review installation, testing & maintenance of the RiserPACK floor control assemblies and the requirements of NFPA 13D & NFPA 13R.
BlazeMaster® CPVC Fire Sprinkler Systems Installation Training with Carl Ray
This training will focus on installation, application, and maintenance of CPVC fire sprinkler systems and review chemical compatibility best practices. This session will also include hands-on cut and join training. All attendees will be qualified to be issued a BlazeMaster® Installation training card and certificate.
– Identify the occupancies for which BlazeMaster CPVC is listed for use.
– Review BlazeMaster CPVC’s listings and approvals for use in specific applications such as garages, unfinished basements, and attics
– Learn about compatibility and how to utilize the FBC® System Compatible Program as a tool for success
– Review storage, handling, and installation best practices and practice properly cutting and solvent welding a joint
Wrap-up / Dismissal: 4:30pm
Back to GAP for Dinner & Drinks: 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Day 2 – Thursday, 9/2/21
Breakfast / Welcome: 8:00am – 8:30am
Antifreeze for Fire Sprinkler Systems with Carl Ray
– Understand the importance of using a listed antifreeze and review why unlisted antifreezes present life safety concerns
– Define NFPA requirements for new antifreeze systems and the upcoming requirements for all existing antifreeze systems
– Understand freezemaster™ antifreeze can help mitigate corrosion
– Identify best practices for installing and maintaining freezeMaster™ antifreeze
A Better Understanding of NFPA 13D Pump & Tank Systems with Ray Fremont Jr
We will cover when/why a residential Pump & Tank System is needed and review the NFPA 13D requirements. We will go over the information necessary to properly size a Pump & Tank for a residential sprinkler system and cover best practices for installation, testing, and maintenance. We will also get hands-on with our newest NFPA 13D Residential Pump & Tank System – The H2hOme®.
Backflow Prevention with Jim Wigley
Presentation on why and where backflows are utilized in residential systems. Discussion on detector assembly (DA), Reduced Pressure Assembly (RPA), and Reduced Pressure Detector Assembly (RPDA) descriptions, uses, and requirements. Benefits of stainless-steel backflows will be discussed along with opening and closing USC flow curves explained. Discussion on repair options with Zurn backflows for common backflow maintenance issues.
Lunch / End of Session: 12:00pm – 12:30pm
Meals will be provided. If you have any questions about this event, please call 800-345-8207
445 Walkertown Road
Exton, PA 19341 (800) 872-7245
Trains – Direct to Exton from: Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore & Washington DC
8000 Essington Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19153 (215) 937-6937
10 N Pottstown Pike
Exton, PA 19341 (610) 594-9705
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