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November SFPE Carolinas Meeting

  • 07 Nov 2016
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Siemens Building Technologies Office

Effective July 1st , 2016 all new fire alarm designs in NC must comply with NFPA 72 2013.

As you know, we have been using NFPA 72 2007 for many years. This change leapfrogs us past the significant changes in 72-2010 to the 2013 code.

These changes impact the entire community; End-Users, Contractors, Inspectors, Plan Review, and Engineering.

Are YOU ready?

Registration starts at 5:30 with presentation at 6:00.

Max McLeod, Presenter
Manager, National Solutions Business Development
Siemens Building Technologies, Inc. 

In my position I create and provide certified technical training and educational presentations to the facility infrastructure engineering community on a national basis. 

Accomplishments
30 years of industry experience in the design, installation and service of fire, security and building automation solutions.  Specific construction and service experience in data centers and telecommunication facilities over the past 20+ years. 

Author of legislation in Alabama requiring fire alarm contractors to be registered.  The law which was passed insures that those who program, install, certify, service and test fire alarm systems are trained and tested.  The requirement establishes the need for continuing education that NICET provides and helps raise the bar for safety and accountability in the industry. 

Technical Committee member of NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code 

Technical Committee member of NFPA 75 Standard for the Protection of Information Technology Equipment 

Education
Auburn University (1981-1985)
30 years of experience in the Fire Alarm and Security Industries
Multiple vendor specific certifications for security, access control, video and building automation solutions

Certifications
NICET Level IV Fire Alarm Systems #88066
NBFAA / ESA Level 2 Security



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