Telgian Engineering & Consulting, LLC (TEC) fire protection expert Patrick Reilly will present a Seismic Protection for Fire Sprinkler Systems webinar on June 8, 2023, from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET. The webinar will explore the seismic protection requirements for fire sprinkler systems based on NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems.
The presentation will cover seismic bracing requirements and the calculation of seismic forces present in the Zone of Influence (ZOI). Reilly will also discuss the various considerations for determining the components in the brace assembly and proper layout to distribute the seismic loads throughout the system.
Upon completion, attendees will be able to identify when and where seismic bracing / restraint is required and explain how to calculate forces seismic bracing must withstand. In addition, participants will learn about component selection of seismic brace assembly and have an understanding of how to properly locate seismic braces on the piping system.
Patrick Reilly has more than five years of experience in fire and life safety and is a fire protection consultant and designer at Telgian Engineering & Consulting, LLC (TEC). He has completed projects in a variety of occupancy types including manufacturing, laboratory, healthcare and natural gas. Reilly holds a NICET certification in Fire Sprinkler Layout, a Quell certification for cold storage fire protection and is a board member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers, Southern California Chapter.
To learn more and register for the Seismic Protection for Fire Sprinkler Systems webinar, please visit Fire Smarts.
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