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A review of upcoming changes to the 2016 edition of NFPA 13

Blog Post created by kategreene Employee on Jun 4, 2015

 

Matt Klaus, principal fire protection engineer at NFPA, gives five quick changes to the 2016 edition of NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems.  Visit the recent article in NFPA Journal to learn more about the changes and why they are being made. In addition, the following topics will be addressed at the 2015 NFPA Conference & Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago, June 22-25, 2015. Sessions include:

NFPA 13–2016, Installation of Sprinkler Systems, Changes (Panel 1 of 3)
Monday, June 22, 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Matt Klaus, NFPA; Russell Leavitt, Telgian Corporation; Ken Linder, Swiss Re

Sprinkler Technology for Storage Protection
Monday, June 22, 9:30–10:30 a.m.
James Golinveaux, Tyco Fire Protection Products

Sprinkler Protection for Cloud Ceilings
Tuesday, June 23, 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Jason Floyd, JENSEN HUGHES

NFPA 13-2016, Installation of Sprinkler Systems, Changes (Panel 2 of 3)
Monday, June 22, 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Matt Klaus, NFPA; William Koffel, Koffel Associates, Inc.; James Golinveaux, Tyco Fire Protection Products

NFPA 13-2016, Installation of Sprinkler Systems, Changes (Panel 3 of 3)
Wednesday, June 24, 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Matt Klaus, NFPA; Ken Isman, University of Maryland; David Lowrey, City of Boulder Fire Rescue; Kerry Bell, UL

Sprinkler Installation Requirements: A Road Map to NFPA 13, Chapter 8
Wednesday, June 24, 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Audrey Goldstein, NFPA; Chad Duffy, NFPA

ESFR Sprinklers and Obstructions—The Latest Research
Wednesday, June 24, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Garner Palenske, Aon Fire Protection Engineering

The proposed changes to the 2016 edition of NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems will be voted on by members during the Tech Session on Thursday, June 25. Preview the full voting schedule for the Tech Session

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