Data Center Fire Protection: Are Code Minimums Enough?
Start Time: 10/16/2018 10:00:00 AM
End Time: 10/16/2018 11:00:00 AM
This presentation will review the applicable codes and standards associated with protecting data centers and similar critical facilities from the effects of smoke and fire with a focus on building construction, fire detection and alarms systems, fire sprinkler systems, and supplemental fire suppression systems. Industry standards and best practices, above and beyond the minimum code requirements, as well as processes for developing a performance-based approach, will also be discussed. Participants should leave with a general understanding of the fire risks associated with data centers and the various means and methods to reduce such risks.
1. Review fire protection features of data center building construction
2. Examine fire suppression systems utilized to protect data centers
3. Learn about fire detection and alarm systems utilized to protect data centers
4. Identify fire protection best practices, beyond code minimums, used to protect data centers