Pennsylvania Stormwater Management 2022
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Thursday, November 17, 2022
8:30 am – 4:30 pm EST (including a 60-min. break)
Anatomy of a Fire
History and science behind development of fire protection design
Overview of fire growth and characteristics
The role that building construction plays in fire behavior
How codes are written to address fire resistance ratings, ventilation, egress, fire fighter access
Case study showing integration with overall building life safety performance
NFPA 13 Design Approach
Definition of responsible charge in the design of a sprinkler system
Engineer vs. contractor responsibilities for the design of automatic sprinkler systems
Design approaches for construction documents applied to NFPA 13
Establishing levels of contractor competency for degree of project complexity
Case study for application of design approaches to NFPA 13
What is the right level of fire protection design to optimize installation cost?
What’s Eating Your Pipes? – How Corrosion Can Cause Your Sprinkler System to Fail and How to Fight it
Corrosion in fire protection systems is a growing problem
Steps in combating the corrosion problem
Various types of corrosion that can take place in fire protection systems
Specific information on ways to size up the corrosion problem, overview of NFPA 25 specified maintenance requirements and
techniques to mitigate corrosion
Case studies of existing buildings to emphasize corrosion issues associated with the upkeep of sprinkler systems
Hazard Evaluation vs. Risk Analysis – A Way of Thinking
Steps that code enforcement officials, engineers, and architects can take in dealing with hazards and risks within structures that are not
addressed by the building and fire codes
The difference between hazard evaluations and risk analysis
Examples of quantifying hazards and risk along with implementing risk management plans
A case study of a fire to emphasize the value of a hazard and risk analysis
Hazard evaluations and risk analysis for the evaluation of an existing building
Manufacturing and Industrial Occupancies – The Specialized Knowledge You Should Have
Identifying the level of protection that codes may not prescribe
Developing hazardous level classification
How to apply performance-based requirements of the codes
Developing customized detection and suppression design criteria
Fire Protection for Data Centers
Outline the design professional’s responsibilities in the development of data center fire protection systems
Technical details specified and defined in the Building Code and NFPA standards
Developing customized detection and suppression design criteria
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
International Code Council:
.65 CEUs (Fire)
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This seminar and webcast are open to the public and are designed to qualify for 6.5 PDHs for professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in New York. Professionals seeking continuing education credits in other states may be able to claim the hours earned from this course. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
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Mark D. Jones P.E.
Mark D. Jones, P.E. Principal, Hartech Engineering & Consulting, LLC
Mr. Jones, P.E. is president of Hartech Engineering which was founded in 2007 as a multi-discipline civil engineering consulting firm providing infrastructure, development and municipal design services for the public and private sectors. Bringing over 30 years of engineering expertise along with specific state-of-the-art, computer-aided technology to achieve efficient, cost saving design solutions, he also provides hydrology and hydraulic studies and reports along with general civil engineering support for prime consultants to PennDOT or local municipality projects. Mr. Jones is a licensed pilot and studied Military Civil Engineering while serving in the USAF and continues his Masters education locally through Penn State. Additionally, he is also a registered professional engineer in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Arizona and Georgia.
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Course Title: Pennsylvania Stormwater Management 2022
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines the stormwater permit requirement and procedures, the application of science to stormwater, post construction stormwater management (PCSM) plans, selecting appropriate stormwater best management practices, the operation and maintenance of stormwater management practices, and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection NPDES Chapter 102 updates.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss scientific concepts of hydrology, soil science, and drainage, and they will be able to describe the consequences of storm events. Learners will be able to explain how the concepts and the effects of stormwater should be considered for site development and the need provide protection for buildings and their occupants in the event of extreme weather events.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to assist in the development of post-construction stormwater management, which includes assessing building sites, including stormwater management design elements, choosing best management practices, obtaining planning for required inspection, maintenance and recordkeeping.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify, evaluate, and choose appropriate stormwater best management practices, both structural and non-structural, including preservation of natural features, conservation design, reduction of impervious cover, riparian buffers and filter strips, rain gardens, green roofs, rain barrels and cisterns, and proprietary practices.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify and comply with federal and state stormwater permit requirements and procedures, and they will be able to reference and interpret new Pennsylvania rules on erosion and sediment control (PA DET – NPDES Chapter 102).
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Knowledge of stormwater concerns and experience with site development
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 08/24/2023
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