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January 13, 2008

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 323  ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   1-13-2008   
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- News 
- Journal 
- Employment 
- Seminar Schedule 
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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Sask. fire chiefs want change to code
StarPhoenix - Saskatoon,Saskatchewan,Canada
Manitoba's new building code will also make it mandatory for all new 
homes with attached garages to be protected by heat detectors that are 
connected to a ... 
http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/story.html?id=d71f07ef
-5acd-43ad-88e8-f77b73c79231 
 
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Different Smoke Detectors Better for Different Types of Fires
WBKO - Bowling Green,KY,USA
"You really only have three minutes, you don't want to press your 
luck," said Bill Grosshandler, of the NIST. The National Fire 
Protection Association now ... 
http://www.wbko.com/news/headlines/13680252.html 
 
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NIST's Building and Fire Research Lab Winners of December 2007 ...
Government Technology - Folsom,CA,USA
... for significant performance characterized by outstanding or 
significant contributions that have increased the efficiency and 
effectiveness of NIST. ... 
http://www.govtech.com/gt/244134?topic=117673 
 
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An Unseen Friend: The Role Of Glass In Fire Protection
Glass on Web - San Floriano del Collio,Italy
A comprehensive fire protection program addresses at least three 
things: detection, suppression and compartmentation. Detection devices 
such as smoke and ... 
http://www.glassonweb.com/articles/article/442/ 
  
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Have fun! 
 
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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Contact me to find out how your group can sponsor a seminar. 
mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org 

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January 24-25, 2008 San Jose
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II)
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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February 5-7, 2008 Hillsboro, OR
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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February 12-14, 2008 Phoenix, AZ
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_PR_IBC_Phoenix_Feb2008.pdf 
 
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February 19-22, 2008 Minneapolis, MN 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_PR_IntFA_Minneapolis_Feb2008.pdf 
 
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February 21, 2008 Carteret, NJ  
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_AFAANJ_Feb-08.pdf 
 
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February 27-28, 2008 Educode - Las Vegas, NV
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Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV)
http://www.iccsafe.org/training/EduCode/index.html 
 
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March 4-5, 2008 Bremerton, WA 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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March 11-13, 2008 Louisville, KY 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
More info to follow ...  
 
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March 18, 2008 Eugene, OR 
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NFPA 72-2002 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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March 25-27, 2008 Houston, TX 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_PR_IBC_Houston_Mar2008.pdf 
 
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