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The Fire Protection Podcast dives deep into topics of the fire protection industry. Fire alarm, sprinkler, suppression, extinguishers and other life safety systems are discussed. Leaders from all over the world talk about new technologies and processes that are helping improve the fire safety community.

The Fire Protection Podcast dives deep into topics of the fire protection industry. Fire alarm, sprinkler, suppression, extinguishers and other life safety systems are discussed. Leaders from all over the world talk about new technologies and processes that are helping improve the fire safety community.
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United States

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The Fire Protection Podcast dives deep into topics of the fire protection industry. Fire alarm, sprinkler, suppression, extinguishers and other life safety systems are discussed. Leaders from all over the world talk about new technologies and processes that are helping improve the fire safety community.

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English


Episodes

Firefighting Foam Testing

8/19/2019
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In the news lately firefighting foam has been blamed for multiple instances of polluting various water sources around the US. Drew sits down with Todd Stevens, project manager of special hazards for JC Cannistraro, to discuss inspection, testing and maintenance around firefighting foam. There are variety of ways to combat these huge public issues including some new equipment on the market to assist with ITM.

Duration:00:46:57

Clearing the Air

6/28/2019
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Drew gathers some fire protection industry professionals from different perspectives at Agave Bar in San Antonio after the NFPA Expo. A round table discussion occurs on dry & preaction sprinkler systems and sprinkler system corrosion.

Duration:01:10:12

The Next Wave in Fire Protection Procurement - QRFS

6/24/2019
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Online stores and E-Commerce have been great innovations for other industries but why not in fire protection. QRFS is one of the leaders in this space allowing anyone to purchase material for a fire protection project. Facility managers and building owners are key customers of QRFS but the fire protection contractor has the ability to quickly order material as well.

Duration:00:40:02

Hybrid Extinguishing Systems and the new NFPA code development

6/13/2019
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Drew sits down to chat with Shawn Mullen, Chief Energy Officer at Protex Central, about the new NFPA code on hybrid water mist systems and how a new code develops through the industry. NFPA 770 has been in the works for years and a lot of fire protection professionals have been heavily involved in the adoption.

Duration:00:41:26

Fire-Rated Ducting Systems - Luke Connery, PE

5/31/2019
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Luke and Drew sit down to catch up and chat about HVAC ducting fire protection. In the fire protection industry we are used to active systems such as suppression and sprinkler. Conquest FireSpray manufacturers and distributes a coated HVAC ducting system that surpasses other methods of gaining a fire rating on a ventilation system.

Duration:00:47:50

Transportation Fire Protection (PART 2) - Martin Workman

5/13/2019
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EP4.2 - Drew talks with Martin Workman, VP of Product Management at Viking, about his involvement in tunnel fire protection. Martin also explains his involvement on a variety of NFPA committees. Foam fire protection is discussed in part 2 of the interview. Recently there have been some changes to foam protection in NFPA and with a bunch of new products.

Duration:00:25:47

Historical landmarks and the Notre Dame fire - Patrick Bowe

4/23/2019
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In the wake of the tragedy in Paris, France, Drew talks with Patrick Bowe, of Abco Peerless Sprinkler Company. Patrick was heavily involved in the design, coordination and installation of the water mist system protecting St Patrick's Cathedral in New York City. Historical landmarks and the fire protection designs around them are discussed.

Duration:00:30:06

Transportation Fire Protection - Martin Workman - Part 1

4/17/2019
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EP4 - Drew talks with Martin Workman, VP of Product Management at Viking, about his involvement in tunnel fire protection. Lately the US and other parts of the world have seen an increase in fire protection in commuter tunnels. Martin also explains his involvement on a variety of NFPA committees. Foam fire protection is discussed in part 2 of the interview. Recently there have been some changes to foam protection in NFPA and with a bunch of new products.

Duration:00:24:37

The New ITM / Service Contractor - John Mackey

4/5/2019
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Drew sits down with John Mackey, Director of Digital Strategy and Acquisition at Hiller, to chat about the new transition in the industry from a service contractor's viewpoint. Being involved in a variety of different positions within fire protection John discusses the challenges for the industry in the next 10 years and where things are heading.

Duration:00:32:51

Understanding Product Design - Phil Gunning

4/5/2019
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Drew sits down with Phil Gunning, director of training for Globe, to discuss where innovation in the fire protection industry comes from. Having a strategic plan to design, manufacture and release a new product is key. Phil also gets into Globe and a few of the new products they are launching.

Duration:00:36:27

Welcome to the Fire Protection Podcast

4/5/2019
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An introduction to the Fire Protection Podcast starts with 3 of the 4 co-founders (Padraic Doyle - CEO, Drew Slocum - VP of Bus Dev, & Jennifer Doyle - VP of Customer Success) of Inspect Point. They get into where the idea spurred from and how they got into the business. Drew gives a sneak peak into what topics and discussions he will be doing over the next few months.

Duration:00:23:23