Harrison McLarty, P.E., Senior Fire Protection Engineer, Fire Protection Engineering, has made a noteworthy contribution to the fire safety industry with his recent publication in the November-December 2023 issue of the NFSA (National Fire Sprinkler Association) magazine. In his article, McLarty delves deep into the intricate world of fire sprinkler system design, shedding light on the complexities and challenges inherent in this critical aspect of fire protection.
The article underscores the specialized skillset required for detailed fire sprinkler system design and emphasizes the paramount importance of a comprehensive understanding of design and installation requirements as outlined in NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) standards. McLarty’s piece also explores practical aspects, such as piping fabrication and installation, the utilization of sprinkler design software for drawings and calculations, and the creation of detailed drawings that align with design standards while remaining easily comprehensible for contractors’ field personnel.
Harrison McLarty’s extensive experience as a Senior Fire Protection Engineer brings invaluable insights into the realm of fire protection design. His practical approach to addressing challenges and his deep knowledge of the field make this article a significant contribution to the industry, benefiting professionals and organizations dedicated to fire safety and protection.
For those eager to explore this enlightening publication, the digital version of the magazine is accessible via the following link: NFSA Magazine – November-December 2023 (Article on page 34). Don’t miss the opportunity to gain expert insights into fire sprinkler system design from a seasoned professional like Harrison.