How to Space and Layout Sprinklers, July 31 - Aug 2, 2018

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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.