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Telgian’s Tracey Bellamy to present NFPA 13 at California Fire Prevention Institute, CFPI Annual Workshop, March 14

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Telgian’s Chief Engineering Officer, Tracey Bellamy, will present a seminar detailing NFPA 13 at the California Fire Prevention Institute, CFPI Annual Workshop on March 14, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. The event, which runs from March 11-15, 2019, will be held at the Santa Ynez Valley Marriott in Buellton, California.

According to NFPA, “NFPA® 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, provides the minimum requirements for the design and installation of automatic fire sprinkler systems and exposure protection sprinkler systems. The purpose of NFPA 13 is to provide a reasonable degree of protection for life and property from fire through standardization of design, installation, and testing requirements for sprinkler systems (including private fire service mains) based on sound engineering principles, test data, and field experience.”

NFPA 13 is the industry benchmark for design and installation of automatic fire sprinkler systems. Bellamy’s workshop will cover Chapters 12-21 including:

  • Chapter 12 Installation Requirements for Residential Sprinklers
  • Chapter 13 Installation Requirements for CMSA Sprinklers
  • Chapter 14 Installation Requirements for ESFR Sprinklers
  • Chapter 15 Installation Requirements for Special Sprinklers
  • Chapter 16 Installation of Piping, Valves, and Appurtenances
  • Chapter 17 Installation Requirements for Hanging and Support Systems
  • Chapter 18 Installation Requirements for Seismic Protection
  • Chapter 19 Design Approaches and Calculations
  • Chapter 20 General Requirements for Storage
  • Chapter 21 Standard Spray Sprinkler Requirements for Storage Applications

In addition to Bellamy’s workshop, the event will also feature presentations on a wide variety of fire protection, fire safety and life safety topics such as Fire Alarm Field Acceptance Testing, Basic Building / Fire Plan Reading, Tall Wood Framed Buildings, NFPA 3000 Standard for Active Shooter Preparedness, NFPA’s Fire Service Photovoltaic & Battery Energy Storage Systems Safety Training and Understanding Fire Sprinkler Hydraulics with No Math Anxiety, plus more.

Bellamy is uniquely qualified to speak on NFPA 13 and is active within the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), representing Telgian on a number of technical committees including NFPA 13, 15, 16, 25, 30, 30B, 101 and 5000. He is a certified instructor with NFPA and teaches nationally and internationally on a variety of fire protection topics.

Bellamy has over 30 years of experience in the fire protection industry as a registered Professional Fire Protection and Civil Engineer. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering. In addition, he holds an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Fire Protection Engineering from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

To learn more about the California Fire Prevention Institute, please visit CFPI.

About Telgian

Since 1985, Telgian has served as a trusted partner to clients around the globe, providing innovative fire, security, life safety consulting and engineering/design services, keeping facilities safe, compliant and on budget.

Headquartered in Phoenix, AZ with seven regional offices across the nation, Telgian provides service throughout the US and abroad. We offer our clients a comprehensive, single-source solution for all of their fire protection, security and life safety needs.

Telgian Holdings, Inc. is comprised of three business units:

Telgian Engineering and Consulting

Telgian Engineering & Consulting is a full-service global engineering and risk mitigation consultancy specializing in complex, multi-discipline public and private sector projects. We provide professional services related to the protection of people, property, information, and organizational mission against preventable losses.

Telgian is a worldwide provider of strategic/enterprise risk management, fire protection engineering, industrial security, environmental health and safety, emergency management, operations continuity consulting, and related sustainable (LEED) strategies, and construction administration services.

Our professionals are dedicated to delivering value through effective protection solutions that meet today’s global risk challenges. In addition to a uniquely global perspective, we also provide in-depth knowledge of local, state, and federal compliance matters.

Since 1985, Telgian has worked hand-in-hand with clients such as architects, engineers, owners, developers, risk and facility management firms, construction teams and government agencies. We serve industry sectors that include commercial, education, healthcare, hospitality, industrial, and transportation throughout the US and abroad.

Telgian Fire Safety

Telgian Fire Safety serves as a trusted partner to clients around the globe, providing innovative solutions and keeping facilities safe, compliant and on budget. Telgian’s expertise includes testing, inspections and repair of Fire Life Safety Systems including Fire Sprinkler Systems, Fire Alarm Systems, Fire Extinguishers, Kitchen Hood Suppression Systems, Backflow Systems, Emergency/Exit Lights, Special Hazards, Clean Agent Systems and Fire Alarm Monitoring.

We specialize in service to multi-location properties, as well as large single-campus facilities. Telgian services more than 45,000 locations annually throughout the US and abroad, providing a centralized approach and standardized way for clients to manage their FLS program including Inventory Tracking, Capital Replacement Programs, Budgeting and Forecasting.

In addition, our customer-first culture ensures that clients receive the best service for their unique needs. Telgian is an unbiased provider, separating the inspection and testing process from the repairs, and eliminating all conflict of interest.

Telgian Management Technologies

Telgian Management Technologies (TMT) is a leading supplier of cost-effective software solutions that enhance our customers’ management of CFATS and RCSC compliance regulation requirements and compliance best practice work processes. TMT’s Telgian Compliance Manager (TCM™) is a cloud-based relational database software application designed to track security compliance solutions.

TCM provides consistent, effective, efficient and secure data management in real-time. This allows users to manage all of their security protocols in one place and ensures compliance with nationally recognized codes and standards including the Responsible Care® Security Code (RCSC) and Department of Homeland Security Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS).

TCM is a data collection portal, allowing organizations to submit and track forms and reports related to various compliance needs. In addition, TCM adheres to more than 50 global compliance IT standards. It also includes Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics and distributed denial of services protection against outside threats and suspicious activity.

Media and Interview Inquiries:

Susan McNeill
Telgian Holdings, Inc.
smcneill@telgian.com
480-621-5031

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