Engineering A Fire Safe World
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

An Update on Fire Protection Research Foundation's Suppression Related Projects

  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016
  • 11:45 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Toronto Board of Trade, First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario

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SPEAKER:

Amanda Kimball, P.E.
Senior Project Manager
Fire Protection Research Foundation

Amanda KimballAmanda Kimball is a senior project manager at the Fire Protection Research Foundation, an affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association, where she is responsible for projects relating to suppression, fire alarm, and building life safety. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Master’s degree in Fire Protection Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Mrs. Kimball’s professional background includes fire protection engineering consulting with experience in building code life safety analyses, design of fire protection systems, and fire and egress modeling of buildings and subway stations. She is a registered Professional Fire Protection Engineer in the state of Massachusetts.

SYNOPSIS:

Over the past two years the Fire Protection Research Foundation has conducted a number of projects related to fire suppression including hazardous commodities protection (lithium ion batteries, exposed expanded group A plastics) and installation configurations (sloped ceilings over storage, ESFRs with obstructions, cloud ceilings). Amanda Kimball, Project Manager for the Foundation, will review this work and the specific guidance for NFPA 13 that resulted from it. In addition, the presentation will highlight several current research studies and discuss future research activities including the Foundation's strategic research agenda.

ITINERARY:

11:45 AM to 12:00 PM Registration & Reception
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Presentation & Questions

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