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March 27, 2011

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 458  ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   3-27-2011  
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- News
- Journal
- Employment
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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Too close for comfort
FireEngineering.com
According to police, a concerned neighbor called 911 late at night 
after hearing the loud chirping of a carbon monoxide detector coming 
from a neighbor's house. Responding officers noticed the detector's 
blinking warning light, kicked in the door, ... 
http://www.fireengineering.com/index/articles/Wire_News_Display.138448
4762.html 
 
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Freakonomics: Putting out a fire before it starts
Marketplace
So that is where fire scientists are now trying to make progress. 
Here's Dan Madrzykowski from the National Institute of Standards and 
Technology, or NIST. He's excited about a new law you've got out there
in California that requires all new homes to ... 
http://marketplace.publicradio.org/display/web/2011/03/22/pm-freakonom
ics-putting-out-a-fire-before-it-starts/ 
 
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Sprinklers could become standard
The News Journal
The change is part of the 2009 International Building Code, and county
officials would like to incorporate into its rules. "We liken smoke 
detectors to seat ... 
http://www.delawareonline.com/article/20110321/NEWS02/103210340/-1/Plu
ckPublicPhotoGallery/Sprinklers-could-become-standard?odyssey=nav|head 
 
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This week I'll see you in Philadelphia. 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IntFA_Indianapolis_Feb2011.pdf 
 
Have fun!
 
- Mike 
 
Linkedin -> http://www.linkedin.com/in/codeweenie 
 
Twitter -> http://www.twitter.com/codeweenie 
 
Blog -> http://codeweenie.blogspot.com/ 
 
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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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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 5-8, 2011 - Edmond, OK  
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Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) updated for new CBT 
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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April 26, 2011 - Missoula, MT 
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar  
Contact Jonathan Marshall mailto:jonathan.marshall@montana.edu 
 
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April 28, 2011 - Great Falls, MT 
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar  
Contact Jonathan Marshall mailto:jonathan.marshall@montana.edu 
 
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May 3-5, 2011 - Kent, WA 
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Fire Alarm System 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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May 12, 2011 - Columbia, SC  
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection  
Contract seminar (closed) 
 
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May 19-21, 2011 - Charleston, SC  
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AFAA Annual Meeting and Codes Conference 
http://www.afaa.org 
 
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May 23-27, 2011 - Minneapolis, MN   
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More info to follow ... 
 
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June 6-9, 2011 - Laurel, MD  
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Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) updated for new CBT  
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements (NICET)  
Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/ IntFA_IBC_TI_Maryland_Jun2011.pdf 
 
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June 21-23, 2011 - Plano, TX 
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements (NICET)  
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_PR_IBC_Dallas_Jun2011.pdf 
 
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