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Russ Leavitt – Presentations and Publications

Mr. Leavitt conducts seminars internationally for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA), private industry, and governmental agencies. He is a regular presenter at national events such as the Retail Construction Expo, PRSM, TPE, AFSA, and others.

Presentation Titles Include:

  • Fire Sprinkler Design and Layout NFPA 13
  • Fire Pump Design and Installation NFPA 20
  • Standpipes and Hose Systems NFPA 14
  • Inspections and Testing of Water-Based Systems NFPA 25
  • High Piled Storage NFPA 13
  • Fire Sprinkler System Plan Review
  • Hydraulic Calculations for Fire Protection
  • AFSA Project Management Course
  • NFPA Professional Development Series (including NFPA 13, 20, and 25)
  • NICET Test Preparation for Fire Protection
  • NICET Test Preparation for Inspections and Testing of Suppression System Layout
  • High Piled Storage NFPA 13
  • Seismic Bracing NFPA 13

Publications Include:

  • Authored the Residential Fire Sprinklers Market Growth and Labor Demand Analysis
  • Authored the AFSA study guide for NICET Certification in Inspections & Testing
  • Authored the AFSA online training program for hydraulic calculations
  • Numerous articles for trade publications regarding Fire Protection Contracting, Training, and Business Practices



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