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(2014 National Codes & Standards Meeting in Hawaii)
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What is AFAA?

AFAA stands for the Automatic Fire Alarm Association.

IL-AFAA is committed to influencing codes and standards at all levels to make buildings safer through the proper application of automatic fire detection and fire alarm systems. It actively participates in the code change process of International Code Conference (ICC) with focus on the IBC, IFC and IRC national codes; and the key NFPA Codes/Standards with focus on NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code and 101 Life Safety Code.

 
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Welcome to Illinois AFAA Website !   Sign up now for 2014!  Go to Membership for more information! Scroll down for upcoming event information.


NEXT QUARTERLY MEETING (ONE MONTH AWAY)
“Building Area of Refuge Requirements"

FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014
MEDINAH SHRINERS, ADDISON, IL
11:00 AM TO 1:00 PM
LUNCH AT 11:30 AM

Presentation Description: The presentation covers the codes that regulate the design, determine if area refuge is applicable and NFPA 72-2010 survivability requirements. Plus the presentation will cover:

·       The equipment requirements by referencing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
·         The appropriate area of refuge system equipment based on facility and occupancy types
·         Definitions & terminology
·         Signage requirements

 

Attendees that register before the meeting date will receive a certificate for (1) AIA Health, Safety & Welfare learning unit (.1 CEU). 

 
Fees: 
Members $30.00
Non Members $40.00

[ REGISTER HERE ]


Presenter:
Gene Rowe
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IFC 2012 Fire Protection Systems
Full Day Training Event ~ Coming Soon
Presented by ICC

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Medinah Shriners in Addison, IL

8:00 to 4:00 pm

(registration to begin on March 28, 2014)
ICC Training Event 5 15 14.pdf

We are looking for Event Sponsors!

[ REGISTER HERE ]

The Illinois Automatic Fire Alarm Association (IL-AFAA) is looking for a few good people to serve on the 2014 Membership Committee. Growing the membership is one of the most important missions of the organization in 2014 and in future years. The Membership committee will be charged with working with the Executive Committee to develop and implement strategies needed to show the value of being a member of IL-AFAA to their business, our Industry and their own personal career development. IL-AFAA is an award winning organization that is ready to take the next steps in growing and serving our membership and industry in Illinois with the next level of life safety professionalism and value.

This will take a conference call each month for the next 6+ months, and at least one in person meeting in the Chicagoland area.

Please contact the following with questions and your interest:

Bill Arroyo, Chair of Membership Committee-  William.arroyo@adiglobal.com

Andrea Barghini, President of IL-AFAA - andrea@esscoe.com

Richard Roberts, VP of Il-AFAA - richard.roberts@systemsensor.com

Dan Finnegan, Director - daniel.finnegan@siemens.com


 
ILLINOIS AUTOMATIC FIRE ALARM ASSOCIATION - 900 Ogden Avenue, Unit No. 309, Downers Grove, IL 60515