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BUILDING SERVICES PROFESSIONALS - CONSULTANTS / M&E ENGINEERS / CONTRACTORS / ARCHITECTS
CLIENT PREMISES (IDEALLY 6+) OR PART OF ORGANISED EXTERNAL EVENT
FIRESAFE FIRE RATED DUCTWORK LIMITED
FIRE RESISTING DUCTWORK (FRD). What it is; why, when and where FRD systems are required. Technical, legislative and commercial factors affecting system choice. Includes generic advice and industry Associations guidance to aid understanding by Building Services Professionals involved in specifying, approving and / or certifying these systems.
Introduction with brief overview of company and general fire prevention methods. Defined specialist sections include:
Criteria for FIRE RESISTING DUCTWORK including Stability, Integrity and Insulation; primary DUCTWORK CONSTRUCTION TYPES with market comparisons, APPLICATIONS including Smoke Extract / Car Park Extract / Dual Return Air / Pressurisation / Commercial Kitchen Extract; Duct A,B & C TEST STANDARDS including BS EN1366 in comparison to BS476 PART 24; EU REGULATIONS including current issues; CE MARKING & CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS REGULATIONS; DUCTWORK INSTALLATION, INSPECTION & CERTIFICATION; FIRE COMPARTMENT PENETRATION SEALS; DUCTWORK SUPPORT SYSTEMS.
Q & A opportunity
AIMED AT ALL BUILDING SERVICES ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS / CIBSE MEMBERS, DESIGNERS, ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS INTERESTED IN AND / OR INVOLVED WITH THE SPECIFICATION, COSTING, INSTALLATION, APPROVAL OR CERTIFICATION OF PASSIVE FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES ACROSS ALL MARKET SECTORS I.E. COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, ENERGY, EDUCATIONAL, HEALTHCARE, LEISURE, TRANSPORTATION & HOSPITALITY (including Commercial Kitchens, Bars & Restaurants)
CIBSE Panel commented: "It is a very good presentation with the right level of technical content. The subject topic will be of interest to a number of our members and I am happy to recommend acceptance".
Course tile and key points covered
FIRE RESISTING DUCTWORK - SPECIFYING IN THE REAL WORLD
1. The ‘Why, Where & How’ of Fire Resisting Ductwork
2. Ductwork types, Applications, best-practice specification and certification
3. Fire testing criteria (BS476 / EN1366), Standards and EU / CPR regulations
4. Function & installation of Dampers, Supports, Fixings & Penetration Seals
5. Valuable CIBSE 'structured CPD' activity towards annual CPD requirement
MARK HARRISON – COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR
Mark has over 30 years’ experience in the Passive Fire Protection arena; 15 years of which have been specifically involved with Fire Resisting Ductwork in the UK and Overseas. He is a member of both ASFP (Association of Specialist Fire Protection) TG6 Technical Committee and BSI committees for Fire Resisting Ductwork and Dampers. Mark has been integral to the development of enhanced, fire-resisting ductwork systems and travels widely to promote the concept at International Exhibitions and Conferences.
DARREN WEBSTER BA Hons – TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Darren has accumulated over 30 years’ experience in the ductwork industry; with the last 10 years specialising in Fire Resisting Ductwork. He has worked on ductwork systems for many large-scale, complex and prestigious projects around the world. Darren is currently Chairman of the ASFP TG6 Ducts & Dampers Technical Group and actively involved in driving improvements to governing Standards. He is also heavily involved in ductwork testing, accreditation and compliance certification.