Residential Sprinkler Plan Review - Berlin
Each year, the Vermont Fire Academy hosts National Fire Academy direct delivery courses in an effort to bring fresh, new courses to our responders without the long travel to the National Fire Academy. All classes will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day and are available at no cost. Apply by submitting a General Admission Application to the Vermont Fire Academy by the application deadline listed below.
Residential Sprinkler Plan Review
Location: Division of Fire Safety Central Office - Berlin
Course Date: March 29 & 30, 2017
Application Deadline: February 10, 2017
The scope of this course looks at the following as the primary guidance for the approval of residential sprinkler systems:
• National Fire Protection Association 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems.
• NFPA 13D, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes.
• NFPA 13R, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies.
• International Residential Code Standard P2904.
• Manufacturer's Data Sheets.
• The ability to read and interpret the design is an essential element of preventive fire safety.
This course is appropriate for building and fire code officials whose responsibility it is to review and approve residential sprinkler plans. Such officials include fire inspectors, fire marshals, and building code inspectors with at least one year of experience on the job. The audience should have an understanding of the history of water-based fire protection systems and methods used to verify hydraulic calculation.