2022 Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association (CASA) Education Seminars


CASA will once again be offering a series of educational seminars in 2022.  The seminars will review the appropriate NFPA Technical Standards and National Building Code & National Fire Code requirements, to help educate and offer best practices to the attendees on where to find the appropriate information in the referenced NFPA Standards, as well as how best to interpret and understand the intent of the many clauses found in the National Building Code & National Fire Code requirements.

The seminars will be presented in a virtual format via Zoom Video Conferencing, and all attendee’s will be provided with an attendee workbook so that they can follow along and work an example exercise to help better understand the content.  We hope that you can join us this year.

Standpipe Systems for Fire Protection - September 13, 2022

This program provides the participant with the requirements for design, layout, installation and acceptance testing of standpipe systems using NFPA 14. Through discussion and activities, the seminar will address topics such as system pressures, the challenges of tall buildings, requirements for  horizontal standpipes and the acceptance requirements for standpipe systems.

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Sprinkler System Plan Review - October 18, 2022

Examining fire sprinkler shop drawings, cut sheets and hydraulic calculations is a primary duty of the authority having jurisdiction. This course will provide a method of reviewing plans and other fire sprinkler documents that is efficient and thorough. Attendees will learn what documents to accept to start a review, what steps to take through the fire sprinkler design and systems review, and how to have confidence while reviewing hydraulic calculations.  This course applies current codes and standards to fire sprinkler systems from the initial site plan review, through the construction documents, to the as-built drawings. Significant time on how to effectively communicate deficiencies to the design professional. Students will receive a handout that provides detailed checklists with expert commentary that is useful to the fire sprinkler plan reviewer for years to come. Attendees must bring a copy of NFPA 13 to class.

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Understanding, Applying & Enforcing NFPA 25 - November 8th & November 9th

This seminar describes the requirements for properly maintaining a water-based fire protection system in accordance with NFPA 25. The seminar clearly describes the responsibilities for compliance & record keeping. It describes the specific scope of the standard and identifies the various ways in which information related to changes in the system are handled. It describes the various Tables used in the standard, their specific purposes, and when to use which Tables. It involves the attendees in a significant number of exercises to describe various problems encountered, identify the proper section(s) of the standard that deals with it, and discuss how to deal with issues not covered by the standard that may still be encountered.

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