High-rise Fire Protection

2011 ASPE Webinar Series

High-rise Fire Protection

Original Air Date Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Earn Continuing Education Credits: This one-hour contact program provides 0.1 CEU or 1.0 PDH.

A high-rise is defined as any building taller than 75 feet above firefighting staging operations. ASPE’s high-rise building fire protection webinar discusses system design requirements for sprinkler spacing and density, standpipe requirements, fire pump and water pressure requirements, and code regulations, using NFPA 13, NFPA 14, NFPA 20, and the IBC/IFC 2009 edition. Learn how to design code-compliant systems to ensure the safety of building occupants and firefighting personnel.

This one-hour high-rise fire protection webinar will be presented by fire suppression industry expert James R. Schifiliti of Fire Safety Consultants Inc.  Jim is an adjunct professor at Oklahoma State University and is known nationally for his work on fire safety and prevention. Plumbing engineers and designers will not want to miss this unique chance to learn more about designing hihg-rise fire sprinkler systems.


The Presenter: Jim Schifiliti

Jim Schifiliti is CEO of Fire Safety Consultants, Inc., in Elgin, Illinois. He graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelors Degree in Technical Education and an Associate's Degree in Fire Protection Technology. He is a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and served on the NFPA 231D Storage of Rubber Tires Committee. He currently serves on the NFPA 24 Private Fire Service Mains and Their Appurtenances. He is a member of the International Code Council (ICC) and served on the International Fire Code Development Committee and a member of the ICC Terrorist Building Committee. Mr. Schifiliti serves on the Advisory Board of the Oklahoma State University School of Fire Protection and Safety. He is an adjunct professor at Oklahoma State University.


Click here to view the archived webinar or to obtain your CEU certificate for the live webinar.

Members first time viewing:      $70

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Nonmembers:                           $130 


Just want to make sure that this session will cover residential sprinkler design in high rise buildings.  The description above is a bit confusing. It starts with High Rise design, which can be a lot more than just residential sprinkler design. Then the residential topic is presented in the 2nd paragraph.



E B Kingman

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