Fire Code Tech explores all facets of fire protection. The host, Gus Gagliardi, is a fire protection engineer who interviews individuals with careers ranging from forensics to fire safety research. Topics discussed on the podcast include professional development, engineering, technology codes and standards, industry trends, design and more.
22: Solocast Aircraft Hangar Fire Protection
On this episode of Fire Code Tech we are discussing aircraft hangars. Diving into the fire protection and design considerations that make these facilities unique and challenging. Check out this episode if you want to learn about codes and standards for aircraft facilities, common fire protection systems, and how other disciplines deal with this occupancy.
41: Foam Fire Suppression Alternatives and Consulting with Aaron Johnson
On this episode of Fire Code Tech we are catching up with Aaron Johnson. Aaron has over a decade of experience in the fire service and fire/life safety consulting. This episode is packed full of great content on aircraft hangars, EVTOL, and foam fire suppression alternatives.
How has the pandemic been on you and effected your business?
What kind of conferences do you like to go to?
Will you speak on your career shift and your new role?
What are your thoughts on the changes recently to NFPA 409?
Would you speak about some of your writing projects recently?
21: Solocast Life Safety Analysis
On this week of Fire Code Tech we are talking about how to analyze different life safety aspects of a new construction building. In episode 21 we talk about applicability of codes, structure of the building code and life safety topics from chapter three through six of the international building code.
40: Fire Alarm Sales and NFPA Technical Committees
This week we are talking to Steven Lewis who has had 30 years in the fire alarm industry in sales. Steven sits on the NFPA committee for NFPA 72 and has recently been appointed to NFPA 420. We speak about the how to get the next generation of fire protection professionals into the field, career development and much more.
Tell me about your early career?
Tell me about some of your project work?
Do you have an occupancy specialty?
What is your background on NFPA Technical committees?
Tell me about your involvement in the NFPA 72 technical committee?
What piece of advice do you have for professionals?
20: Solocast Private Fire Protection Water Storage Tanks
On this episode we are talking about water storage tanks for fire suppression. We go over NFPA 22 the standard for private fire protection water storage tanks as well as some common components of this system. The question of how to determine if a fire protection water storage tank is required is discussed at length.
39: From Fire Alarm Technician to Business Development with Joseph Cervantes
Hello All! Welcome to episode 39 of Fire Code Tech. In this episode we are speaking with Joseph Cervantes. In this episode we talk about the perspective shift from a technician in the field to an individual who manages business development on a national level. Joseph gives a charismatic account of lessons learned along his career in fire alarm and low voltage systems.
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How did you get started in fire and life safety?
Tell me about some of your early projects in the fire alarm industry?
How did working with titans in the industry like Siemens and JCI help you in your career?
What are your goals and challenges now at Space Age Electronics?
Speak to me about Show Me the Code?
What advice would you have for professionals?