Sprinkler Nerd Heaven

Cary Webber, Director of Technical Services, welcomes you to Sprinkler Nerd Heaven.

Live Webcast Series

Our Live Webcast series is presented on a bi-weekly basis and hosted by experts from our Technical Services team. All Live Webcasts are recorded and can be viewed below.

Certificates for one (1) contact hour of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) will be provided for those who attend the live webcast. You must also be logged into Microsoft® Teams with your name and email address to receive the credits. For information on setting up a Free Teams work accountclick here

George Nicola Presents: Combustible Concealed Space Sprinklers

Join George as he discusses how combustible concealed spaces as described by NFPA 13 present unique fire protection challenges. In this seminar, George explains how the KFR-CCS sprinkler effectively and efficiently protects these spaces.

This live webcast was recorded on July 1st, 2020 and can be viewed HERE. To learn more about our KFR-CSS56 click HERE.

Cary Webber and Jake Lehmann Present: Basics of Data Center Fire Protection

Cary and Jake will discuss the basic decisions that need made prior to costing, designing, and installing reliable, long-lasting, and low-maintenance fire protection systems for data centers.

This live webcast was recorded on June 17th, 2020 and can be viewed HERE. Learn more about our PrePaK Systems HERE.

Steve Wolin Presents: Solutions for Tunnel Protection

Steve Wolin, Vice President of Product Technology will discuss the need for tunnel fire protection systems, tunnel design standards, and a case study on the development of an innovative nozzle for tunnel fire protection.

This live webcast was recorded June 3rd, 2020 and can be viewed HERE. To learn more about our Tunnel Case Study click HERE.

Alan Larson Presents: Pressure Regulating in Fire Protection Systems

Alan discusses the reasons, requirements, and products for regulating and relieving water pressure in fire protection systems.

This live webcast was recorded on May 19th, 2020 and can be viewed HERE and check out our Pressure Regulating Valve HERE.

Brandon Telford and Sam Schwander Present: Specific Application Window Sprinklers

In our continued Live Webcast Series, Brandon and Sam will discuss the application and design of Model WP Series Window Sprinklers that are used with fixed glazed assemblies to create a cULus Listed alternative to a fire-rated wall.

This live webcast was recorded on May 6th, 2020 and can be viewed HERE.

FX Dry Pipe Valve

Cary Webber Presents: The Reliable Model FX Dry Pipe Valve

Reliable’s Director of Technical Services, Cary Webber, introduces the Reliable Model FX differential type, externally resettable dry pipe valve used to control water flow to a sprinkler system subject to temperatures below 40°F (4°C).

The live webcast was recorded on April 8th, 2020 and can be viewed HERE.

Cary Webber Presents: In-Rack Options Independent of Ceiling Design

In this webcast, Mr. Webber compares and contrasts the three options available in the 2019 edition of NFPA 13 for in-rack protection schemes that do not require the demand of the in-rack system to be added to or balanced with the overhead system.

The live webcast was recorded on April 22nd, 2020 and can be viewed HERE.

Instructional Videos

Brandon Telford, Technical Services Manager, walks you through attic sprinklers and NFPA 13.

Brandon Telford, Technical Service Manager, presents: Attic Protection using Special Sprinklers. In part two of this two-part series, Brandon compares and contrasts traditional prescriptive design criteria with protection schemes using Special Sprinklers.


Listen to Tom Multer, Former VP of Product Technology, and Cary Webber, Director of Technical Services, discuss the Sure-Off Tester and its inception HERE.

Listen to Scott Hanson, Technical Service Manager, discussing Preaction Sprinkler Systems with Chris Logan HERE.

Click HERE to listen to Cary Webber, Director of Technical Services, and John Corcoran, Digital Marketing Manager, discuss the new FX Differential Dry Pipe Valve.


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