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July 8, 2007

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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Issue No. 296    ISSN 1554-074X       http://www.etnews.org   7-8-2007 
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Contents
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- News
- ET News Journal
- Job Opportunities
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 

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NEWS
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New building code to emphasize rain water harvesting
The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Mr. Hackman Owusu 
Agyeman, has hinted that government will soon come out with a new 
building code which ...
http://www.myjoyonline.com/news/200707/6361.asp 

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Jim A. Crawford, Vancouver WA Fire Dept. Fire Marshal, and others 
receive NFPA Award for Special Achievement ...
http://www.desastres.org/noticias.php?id=05072007-29 

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Revised Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines ...
The "new ADAAG" -- an update of the original 1991 ADA Accessibility ..
The new ADAAG includes separate scoping sections for facilities 
covered under ADA and ...
http://facilitiesnet.com/bom/article.asp?id=2889&keywords=ada,%20adaag,
%20accessibility 

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I'll see you in Los Angeles this week. 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IntFA_LosAngeles_July2007.pdf 

 
Have fun! 

Mike
mailto:mike@etnews.org 

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While it includes changes in chapters 1-11, it's a work in progress ...

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES
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service.  ET News provides a venue for direct contact between job 
seekers and employers.  ET News is not a placement agency and does not
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http://www.etnews.org/index.php?s=257 

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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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Contac me to find out how your group can sponsor a seminar.
mailto:mikAB c"ebaker@afaa.org 

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July 10-12, 2007 Los Angeles, CA
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IntFA_LosAngeles_July2007.pdf  

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July 18-19, 2007 Phoenix, AZ
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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July 24-25, 2007 San Leandro, CA
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Fire Alarm Plan Review
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/PR_IBC_SanLeandro_July2007.pdf  
 
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July 31 and August 1-2, 2007 Detroit, MI
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_Detroit_Jul2007.pdf  

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August 21-23, 2007 San Francisco, CA
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_AdvFA_SanFrancisco_Aug2007.pdf  

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August 27-29, 2007 San Jose, CA
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IntFA_SanJose_Aug2007.pdf  

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September 5-6, 2007 San Francisco, CA
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 

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September 11-13, 2007 Conshohocken, PA
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_Conshohocken_Pa_Sep2007.pdf  

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September 17-18, 2007 Denver, CO
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Including a review of the Denver building code amendments
More info to follow ...

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September 24-28, 2007 Boston, MA
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 	
Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
More info to follow ... 

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October 2-5, 2007 Portland, OR
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Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
More info to follow ...
		
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