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November 27, 2005

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             NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE ENGINEERING TEAM
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Issue No. 231    ISSN 1554-074X     http://www.etnews.org   11-27-2005
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Contents
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- News
- ET News Journal
- Job Opportunities
- Fire Alarm Class Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements

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NEWS 
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SFPE Updates Position on the Design of Fire Protection Systems
Fire Chief - Chicago,IL,USA
... a result, the required qualifications for professionals who design
these systems differ from state to state," said Chris Jelenewicz,
SFPE engineering program ... 
http://firechief.com/news/spfe_design_11102005/

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New smoke detector technology can save lives
Quad City Times - Davenport,IA,USA
If you followed the standard advice, you changed the batteries in your
smoke detector last month when we went off daylight-saving time. ... 
http://www.qctimes.net/articles/2005/11/27/features/home_garden/doc438
93257e961e805743787.txt

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Mandatory carbon monoxide detector legislation enacted
Ipswich Chronicle - Ipswich,MA,USA
... There are even some models that are both carbon monoxide and smoke
detector combined. They may be hard-wired, battery operated, or
plug-in models. ... 
http://www2.townonline.com/ipswich/localRegional/view.bg?articleid=375
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White Paper Supports UL 1971 Revisions
ECPZone.com - Beltsville,MD,USA
... A white paper informing manufacturers, fire marshals, AHJs and
inspectors in the fire protection industry of Underwriters'
Laboratories (UL) 2004 revisions to ... 
http://ecpzone.com/article/article.jsp?siteSection=1&id=1091

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I'll see you in Cincinnati this week. 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/TI_IntFA_Cincinnati_Nov2005.pdf 

Happy holidays!

Mike
mailto:mike@etnews.org

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ET NEWS JOURNAL 
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SOCIETY OF FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERS POSITION STATEMENT
THE ENGINEER AND THE TECHNICIAN
DESIGNING FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
October, 2005

In case you haven't read it yet, download this 17-page, re-written
position statement from SFPE.

http://www.etnews.org/pdf/SFPE_PositionPaper_October2005.pdf

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES 
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JOB OPPORTUNITY and SEEKING EMPLOYMENT announcements are provided as 
A service. ET News provides a venue for direct contact between job 
seekers and employers. ET News is not a placement agency and does not 
endorse either job seekers or employers.

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or post your own ad: http://www.etnews.org/index.php?s=257

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FIRE ALARM CLASS SCHEDULE 
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Contact me to find out how your group can sponsor an AFAA seminar. 
mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org 

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November 29-December 1, 2005 Cincinnati, OH 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections Seminar  
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/TI_IntFA_Cincinnati_Nov2005.pdf 

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December 6, 2005 Albuquerque, NM 
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Understanding IBC/IFC Fire Alarm Requirements
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/IBC_Albuquerque_Dec2005.pdf

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December 13-15, 2005 Laurel, MD
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Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar   
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/PR_AdvFA_Maryland_Oct2005.pdf 

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