Passive Performance Criteria & Combustible Cladding

November 13, 2018 by  
Filed under Events, Fire Safety News

Hosted by the Canadian Fire Safety Association

Seminar Objective:

The objective of this seminar is to clarify the relationship between various passive fire performance parameters in the Canadian Code context, and to provide an update on key potential NBCC 2020 changes.

Seminar Outline:

This seminar will include discussion on:

  • Overview of Fire Resistance ratings, reaction to fire testing, and non-combustibility in the Canadian Code context
  • Review current NBCC & OBC Code requirements for use of Combustible Claddings
  • Discussion of key proposals being processed for NBCC 2020

Additional Information:

Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Location: Underwriters Laboratories of Canada – 7 Underwriters Road, Toronto, ON M1E 3A9
Time: 8:30 a.m. registration and seminar from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Meals: Continental breakfast will be provided
Certificate: A certificate of attendance will be issued by CFSA at the end of the seminar
Fees: $45.00 (including HST) for CFSA members
$60.00 (including HST) for non-members

Who Will Benefit:

This seminar will benefit engineers, designers, consultants and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (building and fire departments).

Instructor’s Biography:

Tony Crimi, P.Eng., MASc., is a registered professional engineer and founder of A.C. Consulting Solutions Inc., specializing in building- and fire-related codes, standards, and product development activities in the United States, Canada, and Europe. Working with manufacturers and industry associations, he advocates for approval and safe use of materials and products, and for their code recognition. Crimi has more than three decades of experience in the area of codes, standards, testing, and conformity assessment. He is an active participant in International Code Council (ICC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), ASTM, UL, and ISO, and is the immediate past-chair of the National Building Code of Canada (NBC) Standing Committee on Fire Protection.

How to Register?

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