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Addressing Design Challenges with Special Sprinklers

  • 25 Oct 2021
  • 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Online WebEx/Teams


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Continuing for Fall 2021: PDHs will be available to Chapter members at no cost.  If you are not a current member you may still enjoy the presentation at no charge, or pay $10 at registration to be granted a PDH.

This is an online event.  You must join from a computer, no dial-in only information is available. The meeting details will be made available when you register.

While fire sprinklers can be used to address a wide range of design challenges some sprinklers are particularly special because they are designed for the protection of very specific hazards or construction features.  Understanding and correctly applying special sprinklers can save on costs and provide more efficient fire protection. This seminar provides an overview of special sprinklers, the different fire protection challenges that led to their development and the specific designs they use to meet those challenges.

Meeting Invite will be via Microsoft Teams and will be provided to all Registrants upon accepting the invite as the date approaches.

Learning Outcomes: At the conclusion of this module the participant will be able to:

  • 1.     Describe the various types of special sprinklers.
  • 2.     Identify special sprinkler applications.
  • 3.     Explain the requirements for testing and listing special sprinklers.
  • 4.     Discuss the advantages of special sprinklers.

Presenter - Darren Palmieri
Viking Group, Inc.

Darren Palmieri is the Product Manager for residential sprinklers, specific application sprinklers, and CPVC at the Viking Corporation. He’s worked in the fire protection industry for over fifteen years focusing on product development, marketing and business development. He participates in several industry associations, and currently serves as Chair of NFSA’s Residential Committee, and is also a member of NFPA’s Technical Committee on Residential Sprinkler Systems.

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