Please join us on Wednesday April 20 for a session on Anti-Freeze and Construction Litigation and Forensics. Lunch will be provided.
Remote registration option added by request.
10:00AM - 2:00PM
North Metro Fire Rescue Training Center
1006 Weld County Road 11
Northglenn, CO 80516
The first part of the session:
Anti-Freeze panel will consist of short presentations by all parties followed by an open forum discussion. Bring your questions about this issue to the table.
Representatives from Colorado Division of Fire Prevention & Control, Tyco LFP, Noble, Freezemaster, and G2 Solutions have confirmed.
The second part of the session:
Choose Foresight not Hindsight: The Highs and Lows of Anti-Freeze and Common Fire Protection Litigation Issues
-with Kate Strauss with Galvanize Law (Denver, CO) and Adam Farnham of Envista Forensics (Nationwide)
Wrapping up the session:
OCIP/CCIP - Things every contractor should be aware of
REGISTRATION LINK https://afsacoloradochapter.wildapricot.org/event-4736930
$15 - AHJs
$20 - Members of both AFSA National & AFSA Colorado Chapter
$30 - Members of AFSA National
NOTE: You must have online access to our new website in order to register. If you have not already set up your online account, you can do so by visiting the link below. For new accounts, click "Forgot Password" and enter the email address used for this notice to receive a link to set your own password. After your account is set up, you will be able to edit your information if needed.
About your presenters:
Kate Strauss is an experienced counselor and advocate, with a practice equally dedicated to advising clients on corporate and transaction matters, and litigation on behalf of her clients. Kate’s litigation cases address issues such as construction defect, mechanic’s lien foreclosures, delays and scheduling impact claims, and other contract entitlement questions. Her clients include general contractors, design professionals, subcontractors and specialty trades, and material suppliers.
Adam Farnham is the Technical Lead of Envista’s Fire Protection Engineering group. With over 25 years of experience performing forensic consulting investigations, a master’s degree, and holding multi-state licensing in Fire Protection Engineering, Mr. Farnham specializes in damage assessments and failure analyses of complex fire protection systems. His skillset includes not only water-based systems, but all active (requiring energy to operate), passive (e.g. structural) and special protection systems (e.g. UL300, Halon, Carbon Dioxide, Halon Replacement, etc.), in addition to associated detection, HVAC and alarm systems.
John Pritchard is the National Technical Manager for Lubrizol’s Blazemaster and Freezemaster fire protection products. 35 + years’ experience on the contracting side of the Piping Industry. Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Western Illinois University. Member of the Western Illinois University Engineering Technology Advisory Council. Has worked as an instructor for the Residential Construction Employers Council (RCEC) Construction Management Certification Program (CMCP).
Jeff Ramey has over 35 years’ experience in the plumbing and fire sprinkler industries and has worked closely with engineers, designers, distributors, code officials, and contractors to provide technical product training on water, gas and fire sprinkler piping systems. He is an active member of major plumbing, engineering and fire sprinkler associations, including AFSA, ASPE, NFSA and ASHRAE Technical Committee 3.6, Water Treatment, TC 8.6, Cooling Towers as well as SPCC 188, Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems.
303-895-1723 – Lakewood, CO
Tyco Fire Protection Products - Territory Manager
South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, El Paso, Kansas, Nebraska and Missouri.
Tyco Territory Manager – 10 years
Blaze Master CPVC Tutor Proctor – 10 years
33 total years of industry experience
George Rudolph is the National Sales Manager for Noble Company (Spring Lake, MI), a subsidiary of FPC International, since 2009. A 30-year seasoned veteran of the plumbing, heating, and fire sprinkler industries , George has held various sales and sales/operations management positions with leading manufacturing companies. He is a member of AFSA, NFSA, NFPA, NKBA, ASPE, and AIM/R. An Ohio native, George resides in Grand Rapids, MI with his wife and three children.