MN SFPE March Meeting

  • 25 Mar 2015
  • 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Rose Vine Hall Banquet Center


Registration is closed

   Residential Sprinkler System 
Design, Calculations, 
and Materials


 Presenter:  Melisa Rodriguez,  Uponor


We are pleased to announce Melisa Rodriguez as the presenter for our March meeting.  Melisa Rodriguez is the senior design technician for fire sprinkler design services at Uponor. She is a professional engineer who holds more than 10 years in the industry with a NICET Level IV certification in fire sprinkler design. She received her bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and is a professional member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) as well as the Vice Chair of Communications Subcommittee for the NFSA Future Leadership Committee, an Alternate Member of the NFPA Residential Technical Committee and the Alternate Liaison to the Governors Council for Fire Prevention for the MN Society of Fire Protection Engineers. She can be reached at


Melisa will provide us with an overview of Uponor and the capabilities Uponor has with design services and training departments. Melisa will cover the different system types and who can install each type, an overview of what PEX tubing is as well as the ProPEX fitting system and go into the different types of materials and system configurations for 13D systems and design techniques to keep pipe sizes down. This will include standalone and multipurpose systems and the requirements for each in addition to calculation and plan submittal requirements.


Please plan to attend this important informational event.  We encourage you to pass this invitation on to co-workers, professional acquaintances, friends, and others that would be interested in this program and our MN SFPE chapter.


Make your reservations on our website - or by contacting Andrew Leahy; email:, phone: (952) 656-3626. Membership is not mandatory for this program, but always encouraged.  See you there!


Reservations must be made before 4:00 pm Monday, March 23rd, 2015.



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