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February 6, 2011

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 451  ISSN 1554-074X       http://www.etnews.org   2-6-2011  
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- News
- Journal
- Employment
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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Christmas fire prompts legislator to propose automatic fire sprinklers
for new homes
BY MARTHA ELSON, MELSON@COURIER-JOURNAL.COM, JANUARY 28, 2011 
http://www.courier-journal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2011301280093 
 
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National Fire Protection Association Launches "Voice of Sparky" 
Contest Among ...
PR.com (press release)
Boston, MA, February 04, 2011 --(PR.com)-- March 18 marks the 60th 
birthday of Sparky the Fire DogŪ, the official mascot of the National 
Fire Protection ... 
http://www.pr.com/press-release/295453 
 
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Rethinking the 'smokeproof' enclosure
Consulting-Specifying Engineer
... were developed by the National Institute of Standards and 
Technology (NIST). ... The internal stair temperature was set to 68 F.
A 2000 kW fire was ... 
http://www.csemag.com/industry-news/more-top-stories/single-article/
rethinking-the-smokeproof-enclosure/8f16a76976.html 
 
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This week I'll see you in Memphis. 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IntFA_TI_Memphis_Feb2011.pdf 
 
Linkedin -> http://www.linkedin.com/in/codeweenie 
 
Twitter -> http://www.twitter.com/codeweenie 
 
Blog -> http://codeweenie.blogspot.com/ 
 
- Mike 
 
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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If you are considering sponsoring a seminar, contact me for more 
information.  mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org  
 
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February 8-11, 2011 - Memphis, TN 
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Fire Alarm Testing and Inspection 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) updated for new CBT 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IntFA_TI_Memphis_Feb2011.pdf 
 
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February 15-17, 2011 - Richland, WA  
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Fire Alarm Testing and Inspection 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) updated for new CBT 
Sponsored Seminar (closed) 
 
February 22-24, 2011 - Indianapolis, IN 
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Basic Fire Alarm  
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) updated for new CBT 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IntFA_Indianapolis_Feb2011.pdf 
 
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March 5-9, 2011 - Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia 
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Basic Fire Alarm Systems
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Changes in NFPA 72-2010 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Sponsored Seminar (closed) 
 
March 14-15, 2011 - Duluth, GA  
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Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) updated for new CBT 
https://www.sfpeatlanta.org/downloads/conference_brochure_2011.pdf 
 
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March 24-25, 2011 - East Hanover, NJ 
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Basic Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Testing and Inspection 
More info to follow ... 
 
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March 29-31, 2011 - Sharon Hills, PA  
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Understanding IBC-2009 Fire Alarm Requirements 
Changes in NFPA 72-2010, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IntFA_Indianapolis_Feb2011.pdf 
 
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April 12-13, 2011 - Addison, IL 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) updated for new CBT 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IntFA_Chicago_Apr2011.pdf 
 
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May 3-5, 2011 - Kent, WA 
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Fire Alarm Testing and Inspection 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) updated for new CBT 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_Kent_May2011.pdf 
 
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COMMENTS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 
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