Telgian Engineering & Consulting Senior Fire Suppression Designer Ben Young, CET will present the Fire Smarts Early Suppression Fast Response (ESFR) Fire Sprinklers webinar on August 11, 2022 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Eastern (including Q&A time). Based on NFPA 13 ‘Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems’ and FM Data Sheet 2-0, this course provides an understanding of ESFR sprinklers.
With more than 20 years of experience in the fire protection industry, Young’s expertise includes both fire sprinklers and fire alarms, as well as special hazard systems. He also has extensive knowledge of new construction and retrofit projects for public and private sector customers. Young holds multiple United States government security clearances and is NICET certified in Water-Based Systems Layout, Special Hazards, and Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems.
“Early Suppression Fast Response (ESFR) fire sprinklers are commonly used in warehouse facilities with stored goods and highly combustible plastics. In these facilities, quickly applying a large volume of water is critical to controlling a fire,” explains Young. “During the webinar, we will discuss the benefits and challenges to consider with this type of fire protection, including the treatment of obstructions for storage applications.”
Learning objectives for the Early Suppression Fast Response (ESFR) Fire Sprinklers webinar include:
- Understand the purpose and capabilities of ESFR sprinklers
- Learn how obstructions impact the effectiveness of ESFR sprinklers
- Describe the obstruction requirements in NFPA 13 and FM 2-0
Each participant registered, attending the full live training webinar or viewing the post-live recorded on-demand webinar, will receive a Certificate of Completion. Certificates will comply with International Code Council (ICC) CEU requirements for ICC approved training courses. Fire Smarts is an approved training provider of the ICC. ICC CEU’s are assigned based on 0.1 CEU per training contact hour.
Certificates can be used as supporting documentation for CPD points required for NICET certification. This applies to the “Additional Education” section of NICET Policy #30 on Continuing Professional Development that allows for CPD points for education to advance, broaden and enhance technical knowledge and job skills.
In addition, certificates can be used as supporting documentation for credit hours required for re-certification as part of the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (UCC) program. Continuing education credit is determined as one credit per training contact hour.
Certificates can also be used as supporting documentation for continuing education (CE) hours for Texas Commission on Fire Protection certifications. Fire Smarts is a continuing education source under “Nationally Recognized Training Providers.” Continuing education hours are determined as one CE hour per training contact hour.
To learn more or to register for the Early Suppression Fast Response (ESFR) Fire Sprinklers Webinar, please visit Fire Smarts.
For media interviews with Ben Young or additional information, please contact:
Ms. Susan McNeill, Corporate Communications Manager