Telgian Executive Chairman Russell Leavitt will be the guest speaker at the upcoming American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) San Diego Chapter Social Sprinkler Day VI event. The event, slated for June 13, 2019, will be held at the Marina Village Conference Center in San Diego, California.
Leavitt’s presentation, NFPA 25, Update on Technical Changes for the Next Edition, outlines the proposed modifications to the Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems. These include changes that improve usability for owners and service providers.
NFPA 25 is the industry baseline for inspection, testing and maintenance of water-based fire protection systems and comprehensive requirements for maintaining suppression systems for peak performance. According to the NFPA, compliance with the standard helps maximize system integrity, avoid system failures and ensure rapid and effective response in the case of a fire emergency. NFPA 25 also helps building owners, facility managers, inspectors and service providers work together to maximize protection.
With over 38 years of experience, Leavitt is uniquely qualified to present this NFPA 25 Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems seminar. He holds a Level IV certification from NICET in Fire Sprinkler Layout and a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) designation.
Leavitt is a Board Member and 2nd Vice-Chair of the NFPA and is the Chair of the NFPA 13 Sprinkler System Discharge Criteria Technical Committee. He also serves on the NFPA 13 Installation Committee, as well as NFPA 3, NFPA 4 and NFPA 25 Technical Committees.
In addition to the AFSA San Diego Chapter Social Sprinkler Day VI event, Leavitt conducts seminars both nationally and internationally on a variety of fire and life safety related subjects and has authored numerous industry articles and training materials.
About Telgian Holdings, Inc.
Since 1985, Telgian has been challenging conventional thought with innovative, risk management solutions that reduce our customers’ exposure to loss from fire and disasters. Our history, reputation and outstanding record of accomplishment are a testament to our unwavering commitment to our customers.
A worldwide provider of comprehensive fire, life safety and security services, Telgian is led by some of the most experienced and respected professionals in the world. Our principals serve on over 30 NFPA Committees, as well as ICC, ANSI and ISO Section Committees. Our strong leadership provides expert insight into code compliance and ever-changing industry requirements. The depth and breadth of Telgian’s collective experience is unparalleled.
When you need a company with a history of excellence, locations worldwide, and a cadre of industry-leading experts in all aspects of fire, life safety and security, Telgian is your single-source solution. You can focus on your business knowing you’re protected with Telgian – a responsive partner committed to your success.
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