SPFE will be hosting two back to back classes in Worcester, MA (on WPI's campus) September 11-14.
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Protecting Flammable and Combustible Liquids – September 11-12 – Worcester, MA
This two-day course seeks to provide participants with basic knowledge of protection options available in NFPA 30 and testing programs that may become the basis for future editions of NFPA 30. This course will give an overview of the latest NFPA 30 document, describe fire test results that have become requirements in NFPA 30, discuss current and future fire testing for protection of flammable and combustible liquids, and how to apply NFPA 30 requirements to two case studies involving storage of flammable or combustible liquids. NFPA 30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code is a widely used document by Authorities Having Jurisdiction worldwide. It contains the latest, best available technology for protecting against severe fire and explosion hazards of flammable and combustible liquids. Two case studies will demonstrate to participants how NFPA 30 requirements are used to protect storage of flammable and combustible liquids in actual (real life) circumstances.
Smoke Control Essentials – September 13-14 – Worcester, MA
This two-day Smoke Control seminar is essential part of effective fire strategies for innovative buildings and structures around the world. Through case studies, interactive lectures, and small teams working through practical examples, this course provides the fundamentals concepts and underlying principles needed to effectively design state-of-the-art systems – the focus is on practical design. Topics include smoke control design strategies and analysis techniques for stairwell pressurization, elevator smoke control, zoned smoke control, and systems for atria and large spaces.