AIBO Fire Track

These courses have been approved for 3.50 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials.

January 17

8:00–11:15 a.m.

Fire Alarm System Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance

Jake Lindquist, State of Minnesota Fire Marshal Division


12:15−3:30 p.m.


Fire Sprinkler Inspections of Existing Buildings

Scott Futrell, Futrell Fire Consult and Design, Inc.

Inspecting an existing building's sprinkler system and piecing together the sometimes puzzle-like network of pipe and sprinklers can be daunting. Determining if the system is adequate for the protected hazard can be even more challenging. This presentation will break down what the inspector needs to know in order to confidently and competently evaluate an existing building's fire protection systems.

January 18

8:00−11:15 a.m.

Corrosion Management for Fire Sprinkler Systems

Andrew Loeffelman, Engineered Corrosion Solutions

Engineered Corrosion Solutions (ECS) will present on the latest in Fire Sprinkler Corrosion Management Technology. This will include corrosion assessment/mitigation methods, code updates and methods of compliance, and also hands-on training/demonstrations with corrosion management equipment.

12:15−3:30 p.m.

Clean Agent Fire Suppression/ Special Hazards Systems

Rory Manley, Xtralis; David Olds, 3M; Mike Perreault, Nardini Fire Equipment; Troy Wiltbank, Johnson Controls

Special hazards require special fire protection features in order to adequately address the unique challenges presented by the specific project characteristics and goals. This presentation will address hazard analysis, system selection, design and installation considerations, and inspection requirements for clean agent and other special hazard fire protection systems in accordance with the State Building and Fire Codes, as well as NFPA 2001.