Using Fire Pumps With Fire Protection Systems Training Webinar

Fire Pump Training

Using Fire Pumps With Fire Protection Systems Training Webinar

Webinar presentation will educate facility managers, building and fire officials and service providers on the basics of fire pumps used in fire protection systems.

A new webinar has been prepared by Fire Smarts, LLC to educate facility managers, building and fire officials and service providers worldwide on the basics of fire pumps used in fire protection systems. This training is based on NFPA 20 Standard for the Installation of Stationary Fire Pumps and covers the different pump types, acceptable pump drivers, and the various pump controllers. When a fire pump is needed and the NFPA 25 requirements for periodic inspection, testing and maintenance will also be discussed. The webinar is part of the online training resources offered by Fire Smarts.

The “Introduction to Fire Pumps” webinar will be presented by fire protection industry expert, Russ Leavitt, SET, CFPS, on Thursday, February 8th at 2:00pm Eastern. During this 90-minute training, Mr. Leavitt will provide a review of the factors used to determine the need for a fire pump will be given along with an overview of the process for determining the best type of pump and driver including factors such as the severity of the hazard or risk being protected, installation costs, and performance reliability.

Registration is open to all interested parties. For more information and to register for this webinar click here Introduction to Fire Pumps.

“Russ Leavitt is one of the most sought after and recognized presenters in the fire protection industry and is well recognized as an expert on fire pumps, ” said Ryan J. Smith, Executive Director of Fire Smarts, LLC. “This is an ideal time for anyone that has a fire pump in their building or is responsible for ensuring the operation of a fire pump to learn about this critical component of a fire protection system.”

The webinar qualifies for one contact hour of continuing education training as approved by the International Code Council (ICC) and recognized by NICET for professional development. Certificates will be issued to attendees following the webinar. Registered participants unable to attend the live webinar will have access to the webinar recording to view at a later time.

“Fire pumps can be intimidating to those who are not knowledgeable about their purpose and functionality,” said Russ Leavitt, SET, CFPS. “Choosing and using the best pump application and keeping it adequately maintained are critical factors for ensuring an efficient, reliable, and cost-effective fire protection and life safety program.”

Webinar instructor, Russ Leavitt, SET, CFPS, is the Executive Chairman of Telgian Corporation. With over 36 years of experience, he holds a Level IV certification from NICET in Fire Sprinkler Layout and Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) designation. He is a Board Member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), is the chair of the NFPA 13 Sprinkler System Discharge Criteria technical committee, and serves on the NFPA 13 Installation and NFPA 25 technical committees. Russ conducts seminars internationally on a variety of fire and life safety related subjects and has authored a number of articles and training materials including the AFSA ITM training program and online hydraulic calculation course.

This presentation is part of the monthly training webinar series organized by Fire Smarts to deliver quality NFPA based fire protection training. For more information and to register for this webinar visit https://training.firesmarts.com/ProductDetails.aspx?ProductID=260

About Fire Smarts, LLC: Fire Smarts is a nationally recognized provider of fire protection education and training services. With specialized expertise in the NFPA standards the company’s team of internationally recognized instructors create and deliver custom fire suppression and fire alarm training solutions for building and fire officials, service providers and business organizations. Fire Smarts is a Preferred Provider with the International Code Council to deliver approved training programs for CEU’s toward ICC Certifications. To learn more about Fire Smarts visit http://www.firesmarts.com/.

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