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Spatial Separation - The Nuts and Bolts

This presentation encompasses an in-depth examination of the technical aspects of the spatial separation requirements in the Building Code / By-Law including assumptions, simplifications and basis information. The presentation will provide quantifiable details of table development, concentrated openings, compartment-to-compartment exposure, 10-minute FF arrival time and exit/egress exposure.

Speaker Bio

Keith Calder M.Eng., P.Eng

Currently working at SenezCo. Over 20 years experience in fire engineering, fire and egress modelling, building and fire code consulting. Bachelors in Chemical Engineering and Masters in Fire Protection Engineering from UBC. A current PhD candidate at Waterloo with a focus on the development of a performance-based code framework. Member of the Standing Committee on Fire protection for the NBC. Interested in the historical aspects of building code development.

Start date: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 12:00

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