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NFPA 25 Webinar to Discuss Latest Requirements for Fire Sprinkler Inspection, Testing and Maintenance

January 12th, 2011

Webinar presentation will educate AHJs, Fire Sprinkler Contractors, Building Owners or Representatives, Insurance Representatives, Inspectors, and those testing for NICET certification on the 2011 edition of NFPA 25 for fire sprinkler inspection, testing and maintenance.

A new webinar has been prepared by Fire Smarts, LLC to educate AHJs, Fire Sprinkler Contractors, Building Owners or Representatives, Insurance Representatives, Inspectors, and those testing for NICET certification across the nation on the NFPA 25 standard including the latest 2011 edition changes affecting fire sprinkler inspection, testing and maintenance. The webinar is part of the online training series offered by Fire Smarts, LLC.

The “Fire Sprinkler Inspection, Testing and Maintenance (NFPA 25 – 2011 Update)” webinar will be presented by fire protection industry expert, Steven Scandaliato, SET, CFPS, on January 27, 2011 at 12:00pm Eastern. During this two-hour training Mr. Scandaliato will cover locating and explaining the scope and purpose of the NFPA 25 standard, identifying and applying the significant changes to the 2011 edition of NFPA 25, applying proper record keeping methods, and evaluating liability exposure and incorporating best practices.

Registration is open to all interested parties. For more information and to register for this webinar click on Webinar Information Page.

“With new construction hard to come by in most part of the country, many contractors are turning to inspections and testing of fire sprinkler systems for their core business,” said Ryan J. Smith, President of Fire Smarts, LLC. “Understanding the NFPA 25 standard and the significant changes to the 2011 edition is important for building owners, contractors and fire authorities responsible for fire sprinkler systems.”

With the 2011 edition of the NFPA 25 standard, the technical committee provides greater clarification regarding the intent and purpose of the inspections and tests mandated by the standard than ever before.

“It is very important for those performing inspection and maintenance work to be aware of the NFPA 25 changes in the 2011 edition,” said Steven Scandaliato, SET, CFPS. “Furthermore, NICET will be introducing the new NFPA 25 testing series sometime this spring and those who are preparing to become certified will want to have a good understanding of how this standard is compiled.”

Webinar instructor, Steven Scandaliato, is a Fire Smarts Faculty member and Principal at SDG, LLC, a fire protection design and consulting company. With over 30 years of fire protection engineering, design and project management experience he holds a Level IV certification from NICET in Fire Sprinkler Layout, a Certified Fire Protection Specialist designation, and serves as a member of the NFPA 13, 101 and 5000 committees.

For more information and to register for this webinar click on Webinar Information Page. This webinar is another fire protection training opportunity through Fire Smarts online training programs.

About Fire Smarts, LLC: Fire Smarts, LLC is a leading provider of fire protection educational and training resources. The company operates the home fire protection resource website, Residential Fire Sprinklers .com, frequently publishes articles and reports on the latest industry developments and utilizes its team of Fire Smarts Faculty members to create custom training solutions for contractors, fire and building officials, and business organizations based on NFPA standards.

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