Jan 8 – ELSS – Symposium

January 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 Coral Ridge Towers South
333 NE 34th St. Ft. Laud
FL 33308
Sprinklermatic Fire Protection Systems

Please join us at Coral Ridge Tower South, (3333 NE 34th St. Ft. Laud, FL 33308) on Jan. 8th from 6 pm – 7:30 for an open dialogue regarding compliance of Florida Statute 718.112(2)(1) — which states the installation of an Emergency Fire Protection or Partial Fire Sprinkler System must be completed by Dec. 31, 2019.

ELSS Symposium (Engineered Life Safety System)

This is a unique opportunity to participate in an open dialogue between the Customer, Engineer & Contractor.

1. Adrian T. Peschl, Jr.  LCAM General Manager Coral Ridge Towers South
2. Michael Sheehan, P.E. Principal/Fire Protection Engineer SLS Consulting, Inc.
3. Robin Collier, President Sprinklermatic Fire Protection Systems, Inc.

To learn more visit:
ELSS Overview: www.sprinklermatic.net/elss-engineered-life-safety-system
Community Association Podcast: communityassociationmatters.libsyn.com/website/december-31-2019-is-fast-approaching-do-you-know-why-it-is-significant-to-your-high-rise-condominium
Lien Zone Podcast: www.thelienzonepodcast.com/engineered-life-safety-system-elss/

Come out; take a look at a completed project. You’ll see how easy and quick the
construction process can be.

Date: January 8, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Coral Ridge Towers South – 333 NE 34th St. Ft. Laud, FL 33308

Hosted by: Sprinklermatic Fire Protection Systems, Inc.

Registration: Open to the public

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  1. How did we get here?
    a. Florida Statute 718.112(2)(1)
    b. Fire Sprinklers throughout High Rise
    c. Opt-Out
    d. ELSS Report
  2. What is “ELSS” Engineered Life Safety System Report?
    a. See handout
  3. What are the Components of an ELSS System?
    a. Partial Fire sprinklers
    b. Fire Alarm
    c. Some Evacuation and Smoke control
    d. Ceilings, Soffits and patch Fire rate Wall from Hallway into the Dwelling Unit.
  4. Partial Fire Sprinkler System
    a. CPVC vs Steel
    b. Full Retrofit vs Partial Fire Protection: Heads in Common Areas and Corridors
  5. How to Pick Your Contractor
    a. Review letters of reference
    b. Review prior experience ELSS
    c. Review manpower for specific scope
    d. Meet with ownership
    e. Confirm no conflict of interest
  6. Process:
    a. Approval of AHJ of the ELSS Report
    b. Requests for Proposals; qualified Fire Sprinkler Contractors with High Rise Experience
    c. Proposals Received
    d. Bids Leveled, assessment of Scope and Exclusions
    e. Bid Awarded
    f. Fire Sprinkler Contract Signed
    g. Conversion of Hand Drawings to Auto Cad
    h. Complete Design
    i. Preconstruction Meeting – Scope – Mock Up – Start Date
    j. Permit
    k. Progress billing begins
    l. Start Date
    m. First Inspection
    n. Progress Meetings
    o. Anticipated Completion Date – Final Inspection – Final Alarm
    p. Final Invoice
  7. Case Study: Coral Ridge South Tower, Fort Lauderdale
    a. See handout
  8. Question & Answer: Open Floor dialogue with the Customer – Engineer – Contractor
    a. Adrian T. Peschl, Jr.  LCAM General Manager Coral Ridge Towers South
    b. Michael Sheehan, P.E. Principal/Fire Protection Engineer SLS Consulting, Inc.
    c. Robin Collier, President  Sprinklermatic Fire Protection Systems, Inc.