Basic Fire Suppression Systems - In-person Workshop DFW

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Basic Fire Suppression Systems
March 21, 2023

Watts Fort Worth/PVI
425 West Everman Parkway #101 
Fort Worth, TX  76134 

This program provides an overview of basic fire suppression systems compliant with NFPA 13, 14 and 20.  We will review automatic wet, dry, and pre-action system as well as standpipe systems and fire pumps.  We will also look at the building implications and spacing requirements for different types of fire suppression systems.    

The section will review the basic fire suppression systems.    

Content Outline:

Basic of Fire Suppression Systems (Wet, Dry & Pre-Action), Standpipe Systems and Fire Pumps– 4.0 Hours 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the basics of NFPA 13.
  2. Review the basic of NFPA 14.
  3. Review the basic of NFPA 20.

The section will review and discuss the Fire Suppression Shop Drawing review. 

Content Outline:

Equipment Sizing and Selection – 1.0 Hours

Fire Suppression Shop Drawing Review – Product Data, Piping Shop Drawings and Hydraulic Calculations – 3.0 Hour

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the minimum pipe sizing for fire suppression system.
  2. Review the minimum fire pump sizing.
  3. Properly reviewing product data from fire sprinkler sub-contractors.
  4. Coordination of equipment layout and space allocations.
  5. Coordination of standpipe systems and space allocations.
  6. Review of Fire Suppression Shop Drawings and Hydraulic Calculations


  • Class is limited to 15 students.
  • Learner Assessment method(s): In-course, hands-on problem solving examples / hands-on computer software training
  • Credits: 8 PDH or 0.8 CEUs will be awarded for this workshop
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  • Lunch, light snacks, and beverages will be provided
  • Questions? Email 

Michael Danielson, CPD, GPD

Senior Associate

Michael Danielson, CPD, GPD of Reed, Wells, Benson & Co will be your instructor. Michael has been with RWB since 1996 and is the department head for Plumbing and Fire Protection.  He has been the Education Chairman for the ASPE Dallas-Ft. Worth Chapter since 2006.  Michael earned his Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering Systems from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in 1995.  He brings with him a wealth of experience in designing plumbing systems in healthcare, municipal, multifamily, and institutional designs.


Post-workshop Survey
6 Questions
9 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  5/9 points to pass
9 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  5/9 points to pass
0.80 CEUs credits  |  Certificate available
0.80 CEUs credits  |  Certificate available
03/21/2023 at 8:00 AM (CDT)   |  9 hours  |  Attendance Required
03/21/2023 at 8:00 AM (CDT)   |  9 hours  |  Attendance Required