Webinars

Upcoming Webinars 

Tuesday, October 25, 12:30-2:00 pm ET
Smart Fire Protection: Update on NFPA Sandbox, Smart Home Summit, Smart Enforcement Workshop, and Related Activities

Sponsored by the Fire Protection Research Foundation and:

  • Principle Sponsors: National Fire Protection Association, Tyco/SimplexGrinnell and Zurich Services Corporation
  • Contributing Sponsors: Fire-Dex, Globe Manufacturing, PBI Performance Products, Property Insurance Research Group, L.N. Curtis & Sons, LionFirst Responder Products and TenCate Protective Fabrics
Smart Fire Fighting webinar - October 25
In 2015 the Fire Protection Research Foundation issued the landmark report “Research Roadmap for Smart Fire Fighting”, which is also NIST Special Publication 1191.  As a result of this effort, in late 2015 and 2016, the FPRF and NFPA has successfully held related conferences such as the “Smart Home Summit” and the “Smart Enforcement Workshop” to further address this emerging topic area and to address fire safety and emergency response with all things “smart”. NFPA recently established the Data Analytics Sandbox, and this now provides for the fire protection community a common platform for the collective sharing of centralized data, supporting NFPA’s emerging role as an information and knowledge organization.

Who will benefit: This is of interest to all who handle data and thus will benefit all NFPA stakeholders.

Related codes: All NFPA Codes and Standards, especially NFPA 950 and 951.

Registration coming soon.


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Changes to 2017 National Electrical Code©


View a 2-minute preview of this webinar. The full, 2-hour long video is available for free if you are logged into NFPA Xchange. Register for free today!

NFPA's Regional Electrical Code Specialist Jeffrey Sargent provides an in-depth overview about some of the proposed changes to the 2017 NEC©.



Development of an Environmental and Economic Assessment Tool (Enveco Tool) for Fire Events 
In broad terms, the impact of fire on a community is usually measured in terms of the number of fires, human casualties, and property damage. There are, however, more subtle impacts of fire that are not so easily estimated but contribute to the measure of overall performance of the fire service in protecting a community. This webinar will present a tool developed for fire departments to estimate two of these issues, environmental impact and economic impact, to communicate the value of their services to the communities that they protect.



Modern Lightweight Construction and Building Construction
View a 3-minute preview of this webinar. The full, hour long video is available for free if you are logged into NFPA Xchange. Register for free today!

NFPA Senior Fire Protection Engineer Tracy Vecchiarelli discusses engineered lumber, a member of the "lightweight construction" family of products popularized by today's builders. Lightweight construction is seen as more economical and environmentally friendly than traditional lumber.

CMS Adoption of the 2012 Edition of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99: NFPA 101 and NFPA 99 – Changes from 2000 to 2012
NFPA's Jonathan Hart provides an in-depth overview of the 2012 editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99. The following is a video preview of his May 18, 2016 webinar. The full, hour-long video is available for free if you are logged into NFPA Xchange.


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