Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 - 11:45 am
Lunch (On your own): 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Afternoon Session: 12:45 - 4:30 pm
Fire Protection and Life Safety Design
• International Fire Code
• National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes
• Virginia and North Carolina building codes
• Local ordinances
Scope and purpose of codes and ordinances
Special occupancies: health care facilities and others
Prescriptive vs. performance codes
General requirements and criteria
• Change of use and /or change of occupancy
• Hazard classifications
Life safety issues
Design specifications and scenarios
Evaluation and documentation
Means of Egress
Exit access, discharge and other components
• Impediments to egress
Calculating and determining occupant loads
• Gross vs. net
Arrangement of exits
Fire Protection Features and Equipment
Fire detection, alarm and communication systems
Water supply analysis
New technology: water mist
International existing building code
Changing occupancy of existing buildings
Who Should Attend
6.5 HSW Cont. Ed. Hours
6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units
6.5 Cont. Ed. Hours
International Code Council
.65 CEUs - Fire
Non-Credit Cont. Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 6.5 continuing education hours to engineers in Virginia. Educators and courses are not subjectto preapproval in Virginia.
This event has been approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Provider No. J885).
Architects and engineers seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to claim the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
The International Code Council has approved this program for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Fire.
This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire program. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
James “Doc” Munger, PhD, FIFireE, CFPS
Mr. Munger is a partner in the fire protection-engineering firm QDOT Engineering, LLC, that is headquartered in York, Pennsylvania. The firm provides a wide range of fire protection and code consulting services, including serving as a certified third-party inspection service in the State of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Munger began his fire protection career approximately 40 years ago as a firefighter with Cullman Fire Rescue and went on to serve as a Deputy State Fire Marshal with the Alabama State Fire Marshal’s Office. He operated his own consulting practice (James G. Munger and Associates, Inc.) for many years prior to becoming a partner with QDOT Engineering.
Mr. Munger holds a Doctorate in Occupational Safety and Health Engineering with undergraduate work in fire protection and fire science. He has been a member of the adjunct faculty of the National Fire Academy for over 30 years. He holds certifications from the International Code Council (ICC) as a building inspector and plans examiner, electrical inspector, plumbing inspector and plans examiner, mechanical inspector, and accessibility inspector and plans examiner.
He is a member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers and a fellow in the Institution of Fire Engineers.
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Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.