Events




Please register below for upcoming events.  You may pay the event fee by bringing a check to the event, or via credit card through the website PayPal interface.  A PayPal account is not required, as you may use the pay-as-a-"PayPal guest" feature during the registration process.


Upcoming events

    • February 10, 2022
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Virtual via Teams
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    The Chapter Board Meeting will be held 11am - Noon prior to the chapter meeting and presentation. Board meetings are open to the public and held both in-person and virtually. If you are interested in learning more about the SFPE RMC board, or you're interested in volunteering to help, please register for this meeting. Your meeting confirmation email will include a Teams meeting link. 

    • February 10, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Virtual via Zoom
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    Presentation: New and Emerging Fire Protection Technology

    This program will give the floor to our local (and national) fire system vendors to showcase new fire protection system technology, giving suppliers and installers the opportunity to present their products, and attendees the opportunity to be informed of the latest innovations. 

    Guest Presenters and Products: 

    • Paul Swan of Johnson Controls, Fire Suppression Products: Non Fluorinated Foam ( Ansul/ Chemguard)
    • Paul Swan of Johnson Controls, Fire Suppression Products: Lithium- Ion Risk Prevention System
    • Russ Ellis, BS, MPA, NICET of Eaton: Wheelock Eluxa LED Notification Appliances
    • Bill Workman, SafeSpill: SafeSpill ignitable liquid drainage floor assemblies
    • March 07, 2022
    • March 11, 2022
    • Embassy Suites Hotel Conference Center in Loveland Colorado

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    2022 ICC Colorado Chapter Educational Institute

    The Colorado Chapter of the International Code Council (ICC) will be hosting the 37th Annual Colorado Educational Institute the week of March 7, 2022, once again at the Embassy Suites Hotel Conference Center in Loveland. 

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MONDAY, FEB 21, 2022

    The Educational Institute will offer 13 full-week course paths with instruction by some of the best instructors in the country.  Class offerings will include a number of new classes as well as updated versions of our most popular classes, all based on the new 2021 International Codes and the 2020 National Electrical Code.  Registration costs will remain the same at $400 for the week or $90 a day, including lunch.

    The Colorado Chapter is an approved Preferred Provider for ICC Continuing Education.  Classes will also be eligible for continuing education Learning Units as required by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and designed to meet the continuing education requirements for Professional Development Units required by the State of Colorado Electrical Board (DORA).

    Once again, the Educational Institute will be held March 7th to the 11th, 2022 at the Embassy Suites Hotel Conference Center in Loveland.

    • March 17, 2022
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Merrick HQ - 5970 Greenwood Plaza Blvd, Greenwood Village, CO 80111

    The Chapter Board Meeting will be held 11am - Noon prior to the chapter meeting and presentation. Board meetings are open to the public and held both in-person and virtually. If you are interested in learning more about the SFPE RMC board, or you're interested in volunteering to help, please register for this meeting. Your meeting confirmation email will include a Teams meeting link. 

    • March 17, 2022
    • 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Merrick HQ - 5970 Greenwood Plaza Blvd, Greenwood Village, CO 80111

    Presentation: The NEC for FPE's

    Topics to include:

    • When the NEC requires fire rated room separation
    • Instances where NEC prohibit (sprinkler) water pipes from running over certain equipment
    • Instances where NEC requires egress accommodations (doors swinging out, panic hardware)
    • Classified electric equipment (Class I Div 1, C1D2, etc.)
    • Different types of fire alarm cabling and what these abbreviations means (THHN, FPLP, FPLR, CI, etc)

    Guest Presenter: Duffy Stroumbos, SET, Weifield Group

    Bio coming soon.

    • March 17, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Virtual via Zoom

    Presentation: The NEC for FPE's

    Topics to include:

    • When the NEC requires fire rated room separation
    • Instances where NEC prohibit (sprinkler) water pipes from running over certain equipment
    • Instances where NEC requires egress accommodations (doors swinging out, panic hardware)
    • Classified electric equipment (Class I Div 1, C1D2, etc.)
    • Different types of fire alarm cabling and what these abbreviations means (THHN, FPLP, FPLR, CI, etc)

    Guest Presenter: Duffy Stroumbos, SET, Weifield Group

    Bio coming soon.

    • April 14, 2022
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Merrick HQ - 5970 Greenwood Plaza Blvd, Greenwood Village, CO 80111

    The Chapter Board Meeting will be held 11am - Noon prior to the chapter meeting and presentation. Board meetings are open to the public and held both in-person and virtually. If you are interested in learning more about the SFPE RMC board, or you're interested in volunteering to help, please register for this meeting. Your meeting confirmation email will include a Teams meeting link. 

    • April 14, 2022
    • 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Merrick HQ - 5970 Greenwood Plaza Blvd, Greenwood Village, CO 80111

    Presentation: TBD

    Guest Presenter: TBD


Past events

January 13, 2022 January Meeting: AFFF Legislation and Foam System Replacement (Virtual Option)
January 13, 2022 January Meeting: AFFF Legislation and Foam System Replacement
January 13, 2022 January SFPE RMC Board Meeting
December 09, 2021 December Meeting: Understanding the Colorado Fire Commission (Virtual Option)
December 09, 2021 December Meeting: Understanding the Colorado Fire Commission
December 09, 2021 December SFPE RMC Board Meeting
November 18, 2021 November Meeting: Fire Alarm Circuit Survivability (Virtual Option)
November 18, 2021 November Meeting: Fire Alarm Circuit Survivability
November 18, 2021 November SFPE RMC Board Meeting
October 14, 2021 October Meeting: Fire Pump Controllers and Acceptance Testing (Virtual Option)
October 14, 2021 October Meeting: Fire Pump Controllers and Acceptance Testing
September 09, 2021 September Chapter Meeting: Simplifying Atrium Design by Incorporating Fire Protectives
May 13, 2021 SFPE RMC Webinar: Fire Safety in Very Tall Buildings and the Revised SFPE Guide
May 13, 2021 SFPE RMC Board Meeting - May
April 08, 2021 SFPE RMC Webinar: A Case Study In The Protection Of Industrial Scale Cannabis Production
April 08, 2021 SFPE RMC Board Meeting - April
March 11, 2021 SFPE RMC Webinar: Remote Inspections - In the Codes and in Practice
March 11, 2021 SFPE RMC Board Meeting - March
March 01, 2021 ICC EVENT: 2021 ICC-Colorado Chapter Education Institute
February 11, 2021 SFPE RMC Webinar: Elevators: Sprinklers and Fire Alarm – Tying It All Together
February 11, 2021 SFPE RMC Board Meeting - February
January 20, 2021 STI Webinar: Firestop Specifications - What Architects Need to Know
January 15, 2021 FMAC Webinar: Energy Storage Systems Best Practices
January 14, 2021 Webinar: AFFF - Risk vs. Reward in the face of environmental concerns
January 14, 2021 January Board Meeting
December 10, 2020 Webinar: NFPA 855 Energy Storage Systems
December 10, 2020 December Board Meeting
November 12, 2020 Webinar: Fire-Related Human Behavior
November 12, 2020 November Board Meeting
October 08, 2020 Webinar: Fire Modeling: How Forensic Examples Apply and Inform the Building Design Process
October 08, 2020 October Board Meeting
September 10, 2020 Webinar: 2019 Denver Code Updates
September 10, 2020 September Board Meeting
May 15, 2020 Paris Notre Dame Cathedral Fire
April 09, 2020 Webinar: Improving Fire Alarm Intelligibility Through Technology
March 12, 2020 Improving Fire Alarm Intelligibility Through Technology - Larry Rietz, SET
February 13, 2020 Smoke Control Systems & Challenges with New Codes - Greg Bradshaw
January 17, 2020 NFPA: Flammable Refrigerants
January 09, 2020 New IBC Office Occupant Load Factor - When and How to Use It - Warren Bonisch, P.E.
December 12, 2019 Fire Service Interaction with Building Fire Protection Features - Brett Lacey, CSFD
November 14, 2019 New Antifreeze Fire Sprinkler Technology and other Expert of the Day style TechNote topics - Mark Hopkins, NFSA
October 13, 2019 SFPE 2019 Annual Conference
October 10, 2019 Smoke Control Code Requirements and Applications - Ben Lombardo
September 18, 2019 SUPDET 2019 - Auto and Remote Testing & Maintenance Workshop
September 12, 2019 Application of Narrow-band Tone Signaling
August 29, 2019 National Society of Professional Engineers - Summer Social
May 17, 2019 FMAC meeting: Amazon Case Study and Facility Tour
May 13, 2019 NFPA’s Fire Service Photovoltaic & Battery Energy Storage Systems Safety Training
May 09, 2019 TopGolf - RSVP CANCELLED
May 09, 2019 Fire-Retardant-Treated Wood
April 11, 2019 SFPE RMC Symposium Reception
April 11, 2019 6th Annual Rocky Mountain SFPE Symposium
March 15, 2019 FMAC meeting: Off-Premise Signaling and Supervising Station Requirements
March 14, 2019 Surviving Suvivability - A User's Guide to Survivable Fire Alarm Circuits
March 04, 2019 2019 ICC Colorado Chapter Educational Institute
February 14, 2019 A Primer on Hazardous Materials
January 10, 2019 Fire Apparatus Access Issues
December 13, 2018 Fire Detection Video Analytics
November 08, 2018 Reorganization of NFPA 13
October 28, 2018 2018 SFPE Annual Conference & Expo
October 11, 2018 Pikes Peak Summit Project: a Fire Protection Case Study
September 13, 2018 SFPE International President: State of the Society
June 20, 2018 Colorado Rockies v. New York Mets Baseball Game
May 11, 2018 PE Exam Problem Writing Session
May 10, 2018 Research Needs for the Fire Safety Engineering Profession: The SFPE Roadmap
April 12, 2018 Symposium Reception 2018
April 12, 2018 Rocky Mountain Chapter Annual Symposium 2018
March 15, 2018 ICC Provisions for Tall Wood Buildings
March 05, 2018 ICC Colorado Chapter Educational Institute
February 08, 2018 Regulating Laboratories - A Challenge for Designers and Enforcers
January 11, 2018 Performance Based Design: A Case Study
December 07, 2017 Risk Assessment and Fire Exposure
November 17, 2017 Energy Storage Systems (partner FMAC Seminar)
November 09, 2017 Navigating the Relationship of NFPA 30 and NFPA 13: Sprinklers for Flammable and Combustible Liquids
October 12, 2017 Fire Research Underway at Metro State University
September 14, 2017 Legal Discussion - Colorado Board of Architects, Engineers, and Land Surveyors
May 19, 2017 Best of NFSA Expert of the Day (partner FMAC Seminar)
May 18, 2017 Proliferation of Structural Fire Engineering
May 17, 2017 PE Exam Problem Writing Session
April 20, 2017 2017 Symposium Reception
April 20, 2017 Rocky Mountain Chapter Annual Symposium 2017
March 16, 2017 Fire Sprinkler Head Failure: Manufacturer Defect vs Installation and Service
February 09, 2017 Elevators: Sprinklers and Fire Alarm – Tying It All Together
January 20, 2017 Carbon Monoxide Requirements for the Code Professional
January 12, 2017 Business & Professional Ethics
December 08, 2016 LPG and CO2 [Marijuana] Extraction – the Importance of Engineering Peer Reviews and Field Verifications
November 10, 2016 Bureau of Reclamation Fire Protection Program
October 13, 2016 Colorado Board of Architects, Engineers, and Land Surveyors
September 25, 2016 SFPE North America Conference & Expo
September 16, 2016 Fire Marshals' Association (FMAC) meeting: CMS & DFPC Healthcare Topics
September 08, 2016 Cannabis Extractions, Concentrates, and Infused Products: A Colorado Perspective
August 19, 2016 Colorado Rockies v. Chicago Cubs Baseball Game
May 13, 2016 PE Exam Problem Writing Session
May 12, 2016 SFPE Design Guide to Human Behavior in Fire
April 14, 2016 Updates to the Denver Fire Code
March 10, 2016 Rocky Mountain Chapter Annual Symposium 2016
February 11, 2016 Fire Protection in Mixed Use Buildings
January 14, 2016 Anatomy of an Arson
December 10, 2015 Improving Fire Safety in Bangladesh Garment Factories
November 12, 2015 Advances in Air Sampling Smoke Detection and Optical Imaging Detection
October 08, 2015 Fire and Evacuation Modeling - A Discussion of the State of the Art
September 10, 2015 Large Opening Fire Protectives
July 21, 2015 Colorado Rockies v. Texas Rangers Baseball Game
May 20, 2015 May 20, 2015 Annual chapter meeting - ELECTIONS -
May 19, 2015 PE Test Writing Session - Hosted at DFD by SFPE
April 23, 2015 Post Symposium RECEPTION
April 23, 2015 Rocky Mountain Chapter Fire Protection Symposium
March 18, 2015 March 18 - Elevator lobbies & smoke dampers
February 11, 2015 February 11 - Investigation of Hash Oil Fires & Explosions
January 14, 2015 January 14 - SoniTech - Alternate Technology for Corrosion Inspections
December 10, 2014 December 10 - St. Joe's Case Study
November 12, 2014 November 12 - Life Safety Plans & BIM
October 08, 2014 October 08 - Low Frequency Sounders
September 10, 2014 September 10 - Reduced Scale Enclosure Testing
May 07, 2014 May 07, 2014 chapter meeting
May 06, 2014 Colorado Rockies v. Texas Rangers Baseball Game
May 06, 2014 PE Test Writing Session - Hosted at DFD by SFPE
April 09, 2014 April 9, 2014: Specifying Clean Agents
March 19, 2014 March 19, 2014: Water Mist Fire Protection
February 19, 2014 February 19, 2014: Treated Wood Products
January 21, 2014 January 21, 2014: Combined meeting with RMAFAA
December 11, 2013 December 11, 2013: Monthly meeting - Josh Elvove
November 13, 2013 November 13, 2013: Nitrogen Inerting for Corrosion Control
October 09, 2013 October 09, 2013: CMS and Life Safety Code
October 01, 2013 UL Fire Alarm Communications Pathways
September 11, 2013 Understanding ICC and NFPA Vertical Opening Construction Requirements
May 08, 2013 Fire Service Considerations: A Primer for Building and System Designers
May 07, 2013 PE Writing Session
April 10, 2013 Rocky Mountain Chapter Fire Protection Symposium
March 13, 2013 New Technologies in Flow Testing
March 04, 2013 ICC Colorado Chapter Educational Institute
February 13, 2013 A Fire Protection Solution for Industrial Exhaust Systems in Corrosive Service
January 09, 2013 Fire Life Safety Certification Programs
December 05, 2012 Meeting Atrium Smoke Requirements with fire curtains
November 07, 2012 Public Safety Radio Amplification
October 03, 2012 Alternative to Fireproofing of Roof Structural Members in High Ceiling Gymnasiums and Recreation Facilities
September 05, 2012 Obstructions to Heat and Sprinkler Spray Discharge
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