September Chapter Meeting: Simplifying Atrium Design by Incorporating Fire Protectives

  • September 09, 2021
  • 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Merrick HQ - 5970 Greenwood Plaza Blvd, Greenwood Village, CO 80111


  • This is the rate for SFPE-RMC "Full" and "Chapter" members to attend this meeting.
  • This registration type is for pre-paid "Chapter Friends" or "Chapter Members" who prepaid for all meetings with their membership payment for the year.
  • This is the rate for attendees who are not members of SFPE-RMC. [Note that membership in the Chapter is only $25 for the year ($15 for SFPE Society members). If you plan to attend more than one Chapter meeting, Chapter Membership pays for itself quickly!]
  • College-aged students who are currently enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters degree program, who are interested in the profession of Fire Protection Engineering.

Registration is closed

Presentation:  Simplifying Atrium Design by Incorporating Fire Protectives

Course Objective: To understand the fundamental principles that govern the provisions of the International Building Code and NFPA regarding atriums.

The following items define the overall course objective:

  • Learn the fundamental code requirements that regulate atriums.
  • Understand the regulatory standards governing the use and application of opening protectives in atrium separations.
  • Explore how Alternate Means and Methods can be utilized to incorporate opening protectives as an integral component the smoke control system.

Guest Presenter: Keith Lunsford, Powers Products

Keith Lunsford has been ensuring style, safety and code compliance to clients, architects and builders in the commercial building industry since 1989. An expert in fire and smoke separation products, Keith consults on technical code, design and specification for Smoke Guard, McKeon, and other specialty commercial door systems. Keith has been a Product Manager at Powers Products since 2012 and serves on the board of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE). Keith is a tech, podcast and drone enthusiast and an award-winning green chili chef.

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