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  • January 10, 2018 10:46 AM | Anonymous

    Please joint SFPE NY Metro chapter member and director Maria Theodori for a live Webinar presented by SFPE National. 

    Monday, January 22, 2018 11:00 AM Eastern Time

    Register for SFPE Webinar!

    Presented by Maria Theodori, Fire Engineer, Arup

    Wildfires are occurring with increasing frequency and intensity as a result of longer and drier fire weather season due to climate change. Consequently, wildfires emit black and brown carbon aerosols into the atmosphere, which have been proven to be a large contributor of global warming. The technology and strategies that are used to mitigate wildfire risk should also be sustainable solutions to serve climate goals, since the two matters are interdependent. Recent advancements in WUI and climate resiliency against wildfires include the use of satellite monitoring for fire and emissions detection, the improvement of risk assessment and fire propagation models, and the enforcement of WUI building code and policy. As fire engineers, it is critical that we promote and continue to enhance these climate-smart solutions for mitigating wildfire risk.

  • January 09, 2018 7:09 PM | Anonymous

    This morning, the NY Metro Chapter of SFPE held its annual joint meeting with the Fire Safety Directors' Assocation. The meeting was held at the NYC Fire Museum and is one of the most heavily attended events of the year. Attendees were able to get an update on upcoming changes to Fire/Life Safety Director requirements from FDNY Chief of Fire Prevention Ronald Spadafora.

    The meeting closed with a presentation from Beth Tubbs, PE, FSFPE from the International Code Council, entitled "United Kingdom Grenfell Fire and ICC Codes."

  • July 24, 2017 3:38 PM | Cathleen Childers

    SFPE has recognized 8 of its members as Fellows for 2017. SFPE Fellows represent a distinguished group of members who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession. Election to Fellow not only recognizes the achievements of fire protection engineers as individuals, but also their significant contribution to fire protection engineering and society globally.

    Two of the fellows are long-time members and frequent attendees of the NY Metro Chapter. Please join us in congratulating them!

    Link to Full Article

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