Engineering A Fire Safe World

NFPA 14 / Standpipe

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Toronto Board of Trade, First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario
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James Dockrill, A.Sc.T, CFPS, CWBSP, NICET IV
J&S Fire Sprinkler Design and Consulting

James started his career in fire protection after graduating from the Fire Protection Technology Course at Seneca College. He worked for a mid size fire protection company for 21 years working to become their senior design manager. In 2005 he left to open his own fire sprinkler design and consulting business. With 34 years experience in the fire sprinkler industry; James currently provides design and consulting services on all types of water based fire protection services.

Mr. Dockrill’s committee work includes being a member of the Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association’s Technical Committee for more than twenty years, a member of the NFPA #13 Discharge Criteria Committee from 2012, as well as being a member of the NFPA #14 Committee since 2010.


This presentation will provide attendees with information regarding the differences between NFPA #14 and the Ontario Building Code, including defined terms, types of systems, class of systems and pressure/volume requirements. In addition, the presentation will identify NFPA #14 requirements for the protection of standpipe piping and will summarize significant revisions between 2013 and 2019 within the NFPA #14 Standard. The presentation will also include a discussion with respect to Ontario’s Alternative Solutions design requirements as related to NFPA #14, the National Building Code and the Ontario Building Code and an explanation of how the NFPA Code change process works.


12:00 AM to 12:15 PM Registration & Reception
12:15 PM to 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM to 2:15 PM Presentation & Questions


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