What: FREE Webinar
When: Available On Demand Until April 29, 2021
Air Vents and Corrosion: New Requirements of NFPA 13
Jurisdictions are adopting the International Building Code 2018 edition and the 2018 edition of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code that adopt the 2016 edition if NFPA 13 by reference. This program will address technical changes specific to corrosion and air vents for the 2016 edition of NFPA 13. A task group concluded that venting the trapped air in a wet system can decrease water delivery time, reduce alarm ring delay, reduce water flow alarm cyclic ringing, and reduce corrosion activity. Participants will understand the intent of the new code, design requirements and AGF’s PURGEnVENT products.
- Understand the intent of the new code change pertaining to air vents and corrosion in NFPA 13 2016 edition
- Definition of a system and number of required air vents
- Ideal placement to remove trapped air in wet systems
- Overview of AGF’s air vents and their features
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