Tue, Apr 19|
April 2022 Meeting
This month's meeting subject is very interesting and in the news - parking garage fire risks.
Time & Location
Apr 19, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT
About the Event
Mark Fessenden, Director of Industry Relations with Johnson Controls, Mark will be presenting on: "Fire Protection for Parking Garages and Similar Occupancies."
Mark will discuss current industry trends related to a massive parking garage fire in Liverpool, UK which demonstrated the need for further understanding of the fire challenge of parking structures and similar occupancies. Questions regarding the combustibility of modern vehicles and the hazards electric vehicles represent, as well as unique storage methods like car stackers, represent unknown variables in the fire problem equation. This program will also discuss current and continuing research in this area as well as changes to NFPA standards to address the unique elements of this hazard.