AIA continuing education
This course is registered with the AIA/CES for continuing professional education.

1 LU
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This course is registered with the ASPE for continuing professional education.

0.1 CEU/PHD (one educational hour)

South-Tek Systems

1 hour

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Solving The FPS Corrosion Triangle Through Proactive Design

This course will provide design insights on how to specify Nitrogen and offer examples on how to effectively integrate it into FPS.

Presenter: Jim Nowakowski, President of Interline Creative Group.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the fundamentals of corrosion within a fire sprinkler system.
  • Explore the corrosion challenges a system may face and evaluate the design options available to mitigate deterioration within.
  • Discuss the options available for applying Nitrogen into FPS design and gain insight into specification considerations.
  • Examine alternative uses for Nitrogen System integration.

Instructor Bio: Jim Nowakowski has been involved in marketing and marketing communications for over 20 years. Prior to working at Interline, he served in a variety of positions in ad/PR agencies, including Creative Director, Account Supervisor and Copywriter. He also worked as a reporter for newspapers and taught English for a number of years before entering the advertising profession. His current work for both advertisers and publishers in advertising focuses on understanding communications and purchasing patterns in business-to-business. Besides industrial publications, he has worked for publishers in building construction, automotive and healthcare markets, including developing marketing communications programs, conducting in-depth market research and building customer inquiry database systems. Jim has an M.A. from DePaul University, Chicago, and a B.A. from Lewis University, Lockport, Illinois.