The New England Chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers is pleased to invite you to its annual Fire Protection & Building Code Changes for 2011 on Wednesday March 23, 2010. This event has been developed to inform you of some of the latest applications, code requirements, and trends in fire protection system design and performance, including the new 8th Edition of the Massachusetts State Building Code
If you are involved in fire or safety engineering or design, code enforcement, facilities management, or risk management, this seminar will be of interest and value to you. The proper design, installation, and maintenance of fire protection and building systems are critical to their performance during a fire emergency. Learn about current and new codes and residential automatic sprinkler system developments
The seminar will provide ample opportunities to share ideas, expand your resources and network to enhance your personal development. Take advantage of the experience of industry experts and peers to gain knowledge of current fire protection system issues and solutions
This years seminar will feature the following speakers in four sessions. Session 1 - Mr. Jacob Nunnemacher from the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services will be reviewing the changes to Chapter 9 of the 8th Edition of the Massachusetts State Building Code. Session 2 - Alden Spencer from Tyco will be presenting on Residential Sprinkler Systems, as each of the New England States starts adopting some form of residential sprinkler protection. Session 3 - Mr. Christopher Lynch, P.E. of Rolf Jensen & Associates will discuss the changes to the International Building Code changes, while Tom Riley of Department of Public safety will review the fire protection aspects of the Existing Building Code. Session 4 - Mike DiMascio from Arup Fire will present on the new Chapter 34 with some references to the impact on Massachusetts Architectural Access and Americans with Disabilities Act.
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