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March SFPE Carolinas Meeting

  • 13 Mar 2017
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Dilworth Neighborhood Grille

Presentation:  NFPA 13R Overview


This presentation will explore NFPA 13R and how it compares to NFPA 13.  It will also cover key definitions and general requirements for NFPA 13R systems, as well as specific installation & design criteria.  The presentation will finally cover what’s new for the 2013 edition.


Ralph Foster is a Fire Protection Engineer licensed in multiple states.  He earned his degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Carolina and holds several NFPA certifications.  He worked for the SC State Fire Marshal's Office for 19 years before opening Foster Engineering & Consulting.  He is a member of SFPE, NFPA, ICC, and AFSA.  He is active in the CSRA Chapter of the SFPE, the SC Fire Sprinkler Contractors Association, and the SC Fire Marshals Association.  He retired from the SC Army National Guard after 28 years of service.  He is an Assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 10, and resides in Columbia with his family.

SFPE Carolinas Chapter - March Meeting.pdf

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