AFSA's Webinar Projects on Building Codes Affecting Sprinkler Installations

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The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is conducting a webinar "Fire Sprinklers in the IBC and IFC" on April 25 presented by Russ Bainbridge, PE, CFPS, MS. The webinar provides an overview of the building codes affecting installation of sprinklers and potential conflicts between codes and NFPA standards are identified.


Original Press Release:

American Fire Sprinkler Association Announces April Webinar

"Fire Sprinklers in the IBC and IFC" Will Take Place on April 25

DALLAS - The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is pleased to announce its upcoming April 25 webinar: "Fire Sprinklers in the IBC and IFC" presented by Russ Bainbridge, PE, CFPS, MS.

"Fire Sprinklers in the IBC and IFC" will take place on Wednesday, April 25. This webinar will provide an overview of the parts of building codes that affect sprinkler installations. Additionally, attendees will receive an overview of places in the building codes that affect sprinkler installations. The potential conflicts between the codes and NFPA standards will also be identified. The codes can override the requirements of the NFPA 13 standard, which could severely impact the system design or project bid. Not knowing the basics of what the building codes require can have a detrimental effect on your daily operations, so don't miss this opportunity to enhance your understanding of building codes.

Bainbridge is a senior fire protection engineer for AFSA and has a bachelor's degree in fire protection and safety technology with a minor in emergency management from Oklahoma State University and a master's degree in fire protection engineering from California Polytechnic State University. 

Registration for this webinar is now available. Webinar registration is FREE to all AFSA members. Cost for non-members is $250 per webinar. There is a $25 dollar fee for CEU certificates for both members and non-members. Registration is now open at firesprinkler.org/webinars.

Don't forget to stay up-to-date on all of AFSA's upcoming webinars including: "Planning the Lingering Ownership Transition" on June 6, and "Leading Across Generations" on August 9 through the AFSA website. To view more future webinar offerings and register for upcoming webinars visit firesprinkler.org/events.

About AFSA

Established in 1981, the American Fire Sprinkler Association is an international association representing fire sprinkler contractors. AFSA is dedicated to the educational and professional advancement of the automatic fire sprinkler industry. Visit firesprinkler.org.

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