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The Hawaii Chapter is part of the international Society of Fire Protection Engineers. Our goal is to advance the science and practice of fire protection engineering in Hawaii, to maintain a high ethical standard among our members, and to foster fire protection engineering education in Hawaii. To learn more about the Society of Fire Protection Engineers, or about fire protection engineering, please visit the International SFPE HomePage. To contact the Hawaii Chapter, go to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2019 NFPA 13 Installation of Sprinkler Systems Seminar|
The Hawaii Chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers is sponsoring this excellent three-day seminar through a special arrangement with the National Fire Protection Association.
Instructor: Robert Caputo has been a member of the fire protection community for more than 30 years. He is a principal member of the NFPA 13 Technical Committee (Installation of Fire Sprinkler Systems) & the NFPA 25 Technical Committee (Inspection, Testing & Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems) and a former member of the NFPA 20 Committee (Fire Pumps).
Date: ednesday December 5, 2018 to Friday December 7, 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (Registration on Wednesday is at 7:30 am)
Location: Hale Ikena, Fort Shafter Golf Clubhouse
Click here for a Map to the Hale Ikena Golf Clubhouse at Fort Shafter
Parking is available at no charge.
Early registration (on or before November 23, 2018)
$1095 Three or more from same organization
After November 23, 2018
Registration: Please register at sfpehawaii.memberlodge.org
NFPA 13 2018 Seminar brochure
For more information, please contact Sam Dannaway, Program Chair, Hawaii Chapter SFPE
Telephone: (808) 529-9019
Who should attend:
Fire Protection Engineers, Architects, Building & Fire Officials, Fire Inspectors, Healthcare Facility Engineers and Safety Professionals, and Insurance Loss Control Representatives, etc.
Proposed Revisions to SFPE Hawaii Chapter Constitution and Bylaws|
The Executive Committee of the Hawaii Chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers is proposing changes to the constitution and bylaws. A draft of the proposed revisions can be viewed on the Constitution and Bylaws page.
State of Hawaii adopts the 2012 NFPA 1 Fire Code
Effective August 15, 2014 the State of Hawaii adopted the 2012 NFPA 1 Fire Code with amendments.
Click on the following links to view the State of Hawaii amendments.
State of Hawaii amendments to the 2012 NFPA 1 Fire Code
Joseph R. Condlin, 69, passed away January 13, 2014 at the Queen's Medical Center. He served 40 plus years with the Navy and retired as the Fire Protection Branch Manager at Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific. Joe was a Professional Member of SFPE Hawaii.
Richard "Rick" M. Moss, 64, passed away March 22, 2014 at home after a courageous battle with throat cancer. He was an electrical engineer and founded Moss Engineering in 1994. Rick was a Professional Member of SFPE Hawaii.
Our throughts and prayers are with their families.
SFPE Hawaii creates new Professional Practice Committee
The broad purpose of the committee with be to deal with issues affecting practicing fire protection engineers on both a local, national, and international basis. Topics with which Hawaii SFPE is currently involved that would fall under the purview of this committee would be professional licensing issues, support of the FPE PE Exam, and PE Exam Preparation. A new initiative to be undertaken by this committee will be to liaison with agencies that use fire protection engineering services. Through this liaison SFPE Hawaii will address issues affecting our members with the goal of improving the level of fire protection engineering services provided to all. Participation will not be limited to SFPE members.
Please contact Sam Dannaway if you are interested in participating on the Professional Practice Committee.
SFPE Proposal for specialty certification programs
The SFPE Board of Directors is currently studying the need for specialty certification programs in practice areas of fire protection engineering. If implemented, a specialty certification program would be designed for professional engineers who want to demonstrate a higher level of fire protection engineering specialization within specific practice areas. The purpose of this program would be to effectively measure an individual's capability to perform a specific task. For example, possible practice areas of certification could include sprinkler system design, fire alarm system design, computer fire modeling, structural fire protection, and performance based design.
SFPE woudl like your opinion. If you feel there is, or is not, a public need for specialty certification programs in practice areas for professional engineers who work in fire protection engineering, please send your opinions to Chris Jelenewicz at SFPE.
SFPE Corporate 100 Program
The SFPE Corporate 100 Program was founded in 1976 to strengthen the relationship between industry and the fire protection engineering community. Membership in the program recognizes those who support the objectives of SFPE and have a genuine concern for the safety of life and property from fire.
Click here to learn more about the SFPE Corporate 100 Program.
SFPE Educational & Scientific Foundation
The mission of the SFPE Foundation is to advance the science and practice of fire protection engineering internationally by advocating and supporting engineering research, technology transfer and education. Formerly known as the SFPE Educational & Scientific Foundation (E&SF) which was founded in 1979, the goals of the SFPE Foundation remain the same.
Click on the link below to learn more about the SFPE Foundation and how you can help to support the Foundation.
SFPE Foundation Webpage
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