FIRESTOPPING 101: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLYApril 21, 2021
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
CFSA Online Learning (the webinar URL will be provided the day before the webinar)
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Certificate: A certificate of attendance will be issued by CFSA at the end of the workshop
This workshop may qualify for continuing education credits/learning hours when recertifying for designations (i.e. C.E.T., CFPS, CFEI, CFAA, etc.). This workshop will account for 1 hour.
- $30.65 (including HST) for CFSA members
- $38.14 (including HST) for non-members
- $15.65 (including HST) for students
Firestopping is the process of restoring the hourly rating of barrier walls and doors, so they prevent the transmission of toxic smoke, flames, super-heated gasses and heat. Properly functioning firestops are essential to maintaining the safety of a building. Moreover, it is required in the National Building Code. In this session, you will learn more about why firestopping is important, and the installation and testing processes to ensure firestops work correctly.
- What is Firestopping?
- Why Firestop?
- How Firestop is Tested
- Firestopping is a Headache
- Firestop Product Options
- Installing Firestop
- System Selection
- Fiction vs. Fact
WHO WILL BENEFIT?
This workshop will benefit engineers, designers, consultants, Authorities Having Jurisdiction (building and fire departments) and anyone else who wants to stay current with the NBCC.
Mike Cayen has been supporting end users, consultants and owners for more than 9 years with Firestop solutions in the GTA. A little more than 3 years ago, Mike joined STI Firestop, who leads the industry innovative fire protection systems that help stop the spread of fire, smoke and hot gases. For over 30 years, the STI team has worked hand in hand with the construction industry to create simple solutions to complex firestopping problems.
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