Telgian to Exhibit at the 2015 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference and Expo: June 2015

 2015 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference and Expo
June 22 – June 25, 2015
Chicago, IL United States

Telgian will be exhibiting and presenting at the upcoming 2015 NFPA Conference and Expo, in Chicago, IL June 22nd – 25th.  The mission of the National Fire Protection Association’s is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. The conference is widely regarded as the most comprehensive industry event for countless professionals- from architects, engineers, contractors, and building managers to public and private fire service enforcement agencies, insurers, and utilities. Visit Telgian at booth #562 to speak with one of our experts.

Telgian will be presenting on the on the following topics during the conference:

Russ Leavitt, Executive Chairman, Telgian Corporation:
Date/Time: Monday, June 22, 2015 8am-9am
Topic: Freeze Protection for Water-Based Fire Protection Systems
Track: Fire Suppression
Location: S402ab
Content Type: Best Practices
NFPA standards require that water-based fire protection systems to be protected against freezing. Balancing the consequences of having inadequate freeze protection against the need for dependable and cost-effective fire protection are a constant challenge for building owners, AHJs, and contractors. This session will examine the conditions that trigger mandatory freeze protection along with the approved options for meeting the requirement. The design limitations and economic impact (including maintenance) of using dry pipe systems, preaction systems, insulation, heat tracing, antifreeze solutions, and other potential protection methods will be examined. Also included will be a review of items to be considered when making a choice on how best to provide adequate protection.

Russ Leavitt, Executive Chairman, Telgian Corporation
Mr. Leavitt is part of a panel that includes the NFPA Staff Liaison for the Automatic Sprinkler Technical Committees and the Chair of the Automatic Sprinkler Correlating Committee.
Date/Time: Monday, June 22, 2015 9:30am-10:30am Topic: M20 NFPA 13-2016, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems Changes (Panel 1-3)
Track: Fire Suppression
Location: S402ab
Content Type: Code/Standard Updates
The 2016 edition of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, is up for adoption. This first of three panel discussions by Technical Committee members and NFPA Engineering staff will focus on changes to the installation requirements.

Bob Caputo, Executive Vice President, Compliance Solutions, Telgian Corporation
Matt Klaus, NFPA
Date/Time: Tuesday June 23, 2015, 11:00am-12:00pm
Topic: T36 Inside the Pipe: NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, Chapter 14 Explained
Track: Fire Suppression
Location: S401d
Content Type: Best Practices
Conducting the annual “exterior” inspection of a sprinkler system is important, but an internal assessment of the piping is critical to get the complete picture of a system’s condition. The session will examine how the internal assessment can be conducted, along with assessments for other system components such as check valves and alarm valves. Also addressed will be identification of triggers for an obstruction evaluation.
 
Bob Caputo, Executive Vice President, Compliance Solutions, Telgian Corporation
Matt Klaus, NFPA
Date/Time: Wednesday June 24, 2015, 11:00am-12:00pm
Topic: W21 NFPA 25, Standard for the inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water- Based Fire Protection Systems, Dealing with Deficiencies
Track: Fire Suppression
Location: S402ab
Content type: Best Practices
This session will cover the process for addressing deficiencies associated with water-based fire protection systems. An explanation of a repeatable process to keep systems up and running will be provided–including identifying field conditions, documenting them, notifying the appropriate stakeholders, and implementing corrective action plans.

For more information or to register for this conference please visit: http://www.nfpa.org/training/conference