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April 3, 2011

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 459  ISSN 1554-074X       http://www.etnews.org   4-3-2011  
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- News
- Journal
- Employment
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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Required sprinklers make homes safer
Allentown Morning Call
Pennsylvania home builders have succeeded in convincing, with no 
education or background on the subject, the House to delete sections 
of the residential building code that would require the installation 
of proven fire protection systems in new, ... 
http://www.mcall.com/opinion/yourview/mc-residential-sprinklers-point-
water20110402,0,3581575.story 
 
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Service & Maintenance Contracts Ensure System Integrity
SecurityInfoWatch
Greg Kessinger is SD&I's long-time resident fire expert and regular 
contributor to the magazine. Reach him at greg@firealarm.org. 
http://www.securityinfowatch.com/service-maintenance-contracts-ensure-
system-integrity 
 
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Firestopping electrical systems
Consulting-Specifying Engineer
For this discussion we will be referencing the International Building 
Code-2009, Chapter 7, Fire and Smoke Protection Features. ... 
http://www.csemag.com/industry-news/more-top-stories/single-article/
firestopping-electrical-systems/ced21e5d95.html 
 
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This week I'll see you in Edmond, OK. 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/Seminars/2011/PR_TI_IntFA_Edmond_Apr2011.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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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/Seminars/2011/PR_TI_IntFA_Edmond_Apr2011.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/Seminars/2011/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/Seminars/2011/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/Seminars/2011/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/Seminars/2011/TI_PR_IBC_Dallas_Jun2011.pdf 
 
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