1 AS SEMINAR . THE NEW STANDARD FOR FIRE. detection , WARNING, control . AND INTERCOM SYSTEMS. SEE BACK PAGE FOR DATES & LOCATIONS. INDUSTRY UPDATE DETAILING MAJOR. CHANGES IN THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND CERTIFICATION OF. FIRE detection AND ALARM SYSTEMS. INCLUDING SMOKE control . SPONSORED BY. THE RELEASE OF AS MARKS THE. BIGGEST MASS CHANGE OF ELECTRICAL FIRE. STANDARDS IN OVER A DECADE. MAJOR. CONCEPT CHANGES TO OCCUPANT WARNING. SYSTEMS, DISTRIBUTION, WIRING INTEGRITY. REQUIREMENTS AND INTERFACE ISSUES WITH. SPRINKLER SYSTEMS HAVE ALL BEEN INCLUDED. IN THE NEW STANDARD . WHO OVERVIEW. SHOULD AS :2015 is a primary reference STANDARD within the National Construction Code Building Code of Australia 2016. The 2015 release is the first in over a ATTEND decade. It not only addresses known short comings of the 2004 revision such as fire rating and speech intelligibility, it also brings the STANDARD to a contemporary level to improve readability and application.
2 Significant changes have been made Equipment Manufacturers to simplify the use of the STANDARD thereby making system design and compliance Equipment Suppliers & Installers easier to achieve and verify. AS better defines the roles and Design Consultants responsibilities of the system designer, installer and commissioning agent making performance and compliance validation easier. Regulators Local Council Representatives Product compliance and system performance are very real issues today. The new STANDARD places a greater focus on not only ensuring individual system components Fire Technicians are certified to the relevant product STANDARD , but also the compatibility of these Fire Services Personnel components as part of system design. system End Users A further significant change to the STANDARD has been the inclusion of initiation and control of smoke control systems.
3 These have been taken from AS and AS and introduced within this revision to remove potential conflicts and improve compliance. There are many key elements of the system design that have been modernized and this SEMINAR will address each of these, providing a background as to why the change has been made and what the likely impact of the change will be going forward. AS was first referenced in the 2016 edition of the Building Code of Australia which came into effect on 1st May 2016. It is therefore critical for all practitioners, design consultants, equipment suppliers and manufacturers, fire technicians and anyone else who interacts with fire detection systems to raise their knowledge and understanding of the new STANDARD by attending one of these seminars. THE SEMINAR WILL PROVIDE: PROGRAM. 1 A comprehensive update on the revision of AS ; the first in a decade.
4 08:00 Registration Open 2 An understanding of the major changes including the adoption of ISO based Australian Standards enabling full use of today's technology. 08:30 Welcome & Introduction 3 Information on how the STANDARD addresses product compliance and compatibility. 08:45 Section 1 Scope & General 4 Detail on the new smoke control harmonizing requirements linked to the recently Section 2 system revised version of AS Configuration 5 Information and awareness on: 10:10 Morning Tea The introduction of Alarm Delay Facility (ADF) to 10:30 Section 3 Installation mitigate nuisance alarms in residential buildings Requirements Requirements for occupant warning including intelligibility and visual warning 12:00 Section 4 Heat Detectors The requirements for fire rating of all network Section 5 Smoke & Carbon cables and optical fibres; and Monoxide (CO) Fire Detectors Requirement to record baseline data to facilitate Section 6 Flame Detectors system maintenance and servicing.
5 12:30 Lunch THE SPEAKERS 13:15 Commissioning & Baseline Data including Appendix D . Chris Orr Group Engineering Services Manager, Brooks Australia Fire Alarm Symbols David Isaac Manager, Fire and Safety Technologies Pty Ltd 13:45 Section 7 Smoke control Keith Shinn Business Development Manager Pacific, Honeywell Security & Fire Systems Kjell Jawerth FP-002 Committee Member, Standards Australia 15:00 Panel Session (Q&A). 15:30 Conclusion CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. This SEMINAR will contribute to the CPD. requirements for individuals accredited under the Fire Systems Design and Fire Systems Certification class under the Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme (FPAS). SPONSORED BY. AS Public Comment Draft Forum & Free Enterprise Agreement Information Session AS SEMINAR THE NEW STANDARD FOR FIRE. detection , WARNING, control AND INTERCOM SYSTEMS.
6 ADELAIDE Fri 29 July BioSA Conference Centre 40/46 W Thebarton Road, Thebarton SA. BRISBANE Tue 9 August Pavilion Function & Conference Centre 1 Greg Chappell Street, Albion QLD. TOWNSVILLE Wed 10 August Townsville Yacht Club 1 Plume Street, Townsville QLD. CANBERRA Fri 12 August ACT Fire and Rescue 91-93 Lathlain St, Belconnen ACT. SYDNEY Tue 30 Aug Canada Bay Club 4 William Street, Five Dock NSW. REGISTRATION & TAX INVOICE. To register online go to Date / /. PURCHASER DETAILS. Name Organisation Phone ( ) Fax ( ) Mobile Email Address Suburb State P/code Attendee Name(s) Email Address (required for confirmation and materials). I / We will attend in WA NT NSW VIC TAS SA QLD Brisbane QLD Townsville ACT. I / We are attending as FPA Australia Member Non Member Prices include 10% GST $275 per person $340 per person PAYMENT METHOD Fire Protection Association Australia ABN 30 005 366 576.
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