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September 25, 2011

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 473  ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   9-25-2011  
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- News
- Journal
- Employment
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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Emergency power for fire, life safety systems
Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Article 700 of NFPA 70 establishes the ground rules for emergency 
system's ... In the 2008 edition of NFPA 70 a new Article 708: 
Critical Operations Power ... 
http://www.csemag.com/home/single-article/emergency-power-for-fire-
life-safety-systems/24aeb7ac12.html 
 
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Tyco Intl To Split Into Three Companies Over 12 Months
Wall Street Journal
By Bob Tita Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES Tyco International Ltd. (TYC) plans
to separate its security, fire-protection and flow-control segments 
into three publicly traded companies in about 12 months. The breakup 
would be the second for Tyco in less than 10 ... 
http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20110919-706928.html 
 
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The Fire Protection Research Foundation Needs Agenda for NIST Lab
FireEngineering.com
September 15, 2011 - The Fire Protection Research Foundation 
(Foundation) is working with the National Institute of Standards and 
Technology (NIST) to assist in the development of a prioritized 
research agenda for their new structural fire resistance ... 
http://www.fireengineering.com/articles/2011/09/research-foundation-
needs-agenda.html 
 
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NFPA Releases 2010 "Fire Loss in the US" Report
FireEngineering.com
Public fire departments responded to 1331500 fires in the United 
States during 2010, a slight decrease from the previous year and the 
lowest number since 1977, according to a new report issued by the 
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). ... 
http://www.fireengineering.com/articles/2011/09/nfpa-fire-loss-report.
html 
 
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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Contact me regarding seminar sponsorship -> mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org  
 
Download our course outlines here -> http://tinyurl.com/4xfydyk  
 
Download seminar sponsorship information -> http://tinyurl.com/3w8hgbv  
 
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September 26-29, 2011 - Bowling Green, KY    
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/Seminars/2011/TI_PR_IntFA_Bowling_Green_Sep2011.pdf 
 
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October 5-6, 2011 - Minneapolis, MN  
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Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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October 5, 2011 - Marietta, GA   
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Fire Alarm Plan Review 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/PR_Marietta_Oct2011.pdf 
 
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October 10-14, 2011 - Richmond, VA   
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NFPA 72-2013 Report on Comments 
SIG-IDS Committee Meeting 
 
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October 17-18, 2011 - East Hanover, NJ 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/Seminars/2011/IntFA_NJAFAA_Oct2011.pdf 
 
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October 19, 2011 - East Hanover, NJ 
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/Seminars/2011/TI_NJAFAA_Oct2011.pdf 
 
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October 20, 2011 - East Hanover, NJ 
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Understanding IBC-2006 Fire Alarm Requirements (NICET II & III) 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/Seminars/2011/IBC_NJAFAA_Oct2011.pdf 
 
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October 20-21, 2011 - Atlanta, GA    
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AFAA Board of Directors 
Strategic Planning Meeting 
 
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October 25, 2011 - Portland, OR 
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SFPE Annual Meeting and Conference 
 
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October 28-29, 2011 - Orlando, FL   
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Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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November 1-3, 2011 - Baton Rouge, LA    
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NFPA 72-2010 Code Update 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/Seminars/2011/NFPA_72-2010_TI_BatonRouge_Nov2011.pdf 
 
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December 6-7, 2011 - Decatur, AL 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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