How to Space and Layout Sprinklers, July 31 - Aug 2, 2018
Join us for three days as we learn to correctly layout and space sprinklers in differing real-world scenarios. Improve your skills in sprinkler layout and review with this series of classes.
Day 1: Minimum and Maximum Spacing - 3:00 - 5:00 PM CDT
This class will discuss the area of coverage permitted for each type of sprinkler in NFPA 13, Sections 8.6 through 8.12.
Day 2: The Seven Steps for Spacing and Layout - 3:00 - 5:00 PM CDT
This lesson uses the Academy’s Seven-Step Process for the placement of sprinklers in open areas. This simple approach will help you develop a deeper understanding of how to efficiently layout sprinklers.
Day 3: Laying Out Sidewall Sprinklers and Spacing Pendents for Center of Tile - 3:00 - 5:00 PM CDT
We will discuss how to accurately layout sidewall sprinklers with a modified version of the Seven-Step Process. We will also discuss the challenges presented when spacing sprinklers in the center of ceiling tiles.