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Fire Protection Engineering in Property Risk Management

Fire Protection Engineering in Property Risk Management


$129.00 - Fire Protection Engineering in Property Risk Management

$99.00 - Fire Protection Engineering in Property Risk Management

Year published:2020
The presentation is intended to focus on Property Risk Management from a Fire Protection perspective designed to inform an audience with varying knowledge of Property Management or Fire Risk. It is a comprehensive overview of Fire and Life Safety that includes the history of Building and Fire Codes, discusses losses of life and property that shaped their development over the years to where they are today, and the role of the Insurance industry in that development. It will address the connection between the Codes and Fire Protection Engineering, outline the principles of Fire and Life Safety science including Means of Egress, identify the "Whole Building" Design Concept and the Fire Protection Equation, and the significant advancements achieved in reducing Fire Risks of properties. It will identify the degrees of Hazards (Groups) associated with property classes, including Storage arrangements, analyze the associated Risks and discuss strategies for treatment.
Chris Butts, FPE-PE, SET, CFPS, is a Registered Fire Protection Engineer having pass the Fire Protection Engineering Exam developed the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) and administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES), with over 37 years of continuous and progressive experience in the Fire Protection industry both domestically and internationally.  He is currently employed with Sompo International as Associate Vice President and Senior Property Risk Specialist.    
Mr. Butts is a graduate of ITT Technical Institute in Architectural Engineering Technology, and Edison Community College, in Arts, an Engineering Major (Who’s Who, Phi Theta Kappa), along with Oklahoma State University, Certification in Fire Protection Technology.  He is a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), holds a Certificate of Educational Achievement on 2015 NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, from NFPA and Certified by the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) in Fire Protection Engineering Technology; Level IV, Water-Based System Layout, Level III, Fire Alarm, and Level I, Inspection & Testing of Water-Based Systems.  
Mr. Butts is an elected Governor on the SFPE Foundation's Board of Governors, and currently serving on the SFPE Standing Committee on Research, Tools and Methods, as appointed by the Board of Directors, and participate on the Peer Review Task Group. He is a past Director on the Board of Directors for the NFPA’s CFPS Program, and currently serves on the CFPS Certification Advisory Group (CAG) for NFPA. Additionally, he has been a Technical Committee Member on NFPA 170, Fire Safety & Emergency Symbols, and NFPA 22, Water Tanks for Private Fire Protection.  
In addition to a recognized and accomplished Speaker and Author on numerous Fire Protection and Safety related topics, Mr. Butts is a member of NFPA, SFPE, National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), the International Code Council (ICC), and the International Fire Marshals Association (IFMA).
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