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2015 Seminar Series Schedule

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In our contemporary language trending refers to the top headlines impacting our culture right now. In this year's seminar series we are going to look at the rapidly developing technology trending now in the fire protection industry and the impact it is having on the future of facilities.

You will discover new wireless detection technologies, advances in voice evacuation/mass notifications systems, new products for fire suppression applications, and so much more. You will also learn how they may change your organization's approach to fire protection for years to come.

What you will learn from the Experts:

  • How wireless technology, smart devices and apps will help you in new or upgraded fire detection and alarm systems.
  • How to choose between the wealth of options for voice evacuation/mass notification, and how to ensure you find the system that is best for your buildings and their occupants. 
  • Why new aisle containment strategies in data center designs require special consideration and what new products are available to deal with these unique challenges.
  • New developments with clean agent fire suppression systems, water mist systems, air sampling smoke detection, and other new technologies. 

Bonus session – The causes and cures for false fire alarms

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At some point nearly every building will experience a false fire alarm. In fact, according to NFPA, fire departments in the U.S. respond to more than two million false fire alarms each year. In any building more than three nuisance alarms per year will decrease the responsiveness of the occupants and create a dangerous situation. In this bonus session you will learn:

  • The top five causes of unwanted alarms
  • How to anticipate and prevent up to 50% of nuisance alarms
  • How to easily train and educate your staff on your fire systems

Who should attend:

  • Managers, Facility Directors and Maintenance Personnel
  • Architects, Engineers, Designers, Contractors, Estimators, Risk Managers
  • AHJs, Building Inspectors, Plan Examiners and Fire Marshals
  • Critical Environments Managers, Data Center Personnel, Data Center Architects & Engineers
  • Business Leaders, Consultants, Safety Managers
  • Anyone who makes fire protection decisions

 

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