Save the dates - Nov. 5-8, 2013 is the next FCIA FIC Conference. The FCIA Program Committee has chosen the Hyatt Tamaya in Albuquerque, NM! Don't forget the trade show and golf at this event! And, a Hyatt for under $135/nite!
The Hyatt Tamaya in Albuquerque, NM
FCIA Contractor Members provide many services. FCIA Associate Members are valuable assets to all. FCIA Member Firestop Inspection Agencies inspect to ASTM E 2174, ASTM E 2393, now in Chapter 17 of IBC. FCIA Member Firestop Manufacturers, Manufacturers Reps & Distributors get products to those that make them 'SYSTEMS' after installation to System Designs.
Have you purchased your FCIA Firestop Manual of Practice yet? Study for the FM or UL - ULC Firestop Exam, and learn about the Firestopping and Effective Compartmentation Industry with this great resource.
We just completed two more successful webinars on Firestopping and DIIM (Design, Install, Inspect, Maintain)! If you missed it, feel free to view the presentation. FCIA's next Firestopping & DIIM webinar Mid July.
FCIA Supports the NFPA Expo
FCIA Supports CSI/CONSTRUCT2013
FCIA Friends at Underwrters Laboratories and IFC produced a nice UL/IFC Video on firestopping. Check it and FCIA's sample Firestop Containment Worker education video. Our industry is working for better relaibility through education at all levels of the industry.
That's right, the newest Life Safety Digest has hit the streets! Check it out by clicking through the image below. Don't miss articles like:
- "Doors, Hardware, and Codes"
- "Perimeter Fire Protection in Mid- to High-Rise Buildings"
- "High-Rise Building Safety - Glowing Pathways and First Responders"
LIFE SAFETY DIGEST, the Magazine of Effective Compartmentation publishes quarterly education about Fire and Smoke Resistance Rated Effective Compartmentation. Write or Advertise, we welcome either to advance fire and life safety!
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As a service from FCIA, we offer a FREE FCIA Firestop Manual of Practice to CSI Certified Construction Specifiers (CCS) and CSC Registered Specification Writer (RSW) Specifiers, and others at Architectural Firms, AHJ Building Officials & Fire Marshals, plus Departments of Civil Defence. Request via Email
NOTE: Special Inspection Agencies, Contractors, and others who earn business through the Firestop Industry, are not included in this offer. Contractors and Special Inspection Agencies, join FCIA and save $600 on the FCIA Firestop Manual of Practice.
FCIA's Nov. 2012 Middle East Seminar
Special thank you to all attendees, guest delegates and sponsors for coming to the FCIA Educational Seminar in Dubai. For a recap of FCIA Educational Sessions, check out the Program Book & Agenda and Presentations.
Thanks to FCIA Member Hafeez Mohammed, Shoeb Fire Fighting Equip., for the great pictures!
5/21:2013: Check out the Photoalbums page to view the photoes taken at the FCIA DIIM Educational Symposium in Doha as well as Abu Dhabi!
5/20/2013: Check out the newest FCIA e-Newsletter! Out now!
5/20/2013: FCIA's Facebook "likes" are growing! Sign up for Facebook and 'search' for FCIA - then 'like' FCIA and join the conversation.
5/15/2013: The Program Committee is creating a survey to determine what YOU would like to see at the upcoming FIC Conference, Albuquerque, NM Nov. 5-8, 2013. Watch for it next week!
5/9/2013: FCIA's Education and Committee Action Conference was amazing---top notch education and industry updates, reconnecting with old and new friends, and lots of fun! Remember the cigar tasting evening and the best of Denver's beverages?
5/9/2013: FCIA's Program Committee is already planning this November's FCIA Firestop Industry Conference and Trade Show. Hold the dates: Nov. 5-8 and watch FCIA.org for updates!
5/1/2013: Newest FCIA Board Member Mindi Schrader listens to the latest info during FCIA's TAE (Technical, Apprenticeship, Education) Session at the ECA Conference
5/1/2013: FCIA President Tracy Smith opens today's session at the FCIA ECA in Denver, CO at the Brown Palace Hotel & Spa
4/29/2013: FCIA participated at ICC Committee Action Hearings in Dallas last week. Bill Koffel will report at FCIA's ECA Conference in Denver this Thursday.
4/26/13: Looking forward to seeing FCIA Members and guests in Denver's FCIA ECA Conference! Remember to hold the date for FCIA FIC, Nov. 5-8, 2013, Albuquerque, NM.
4/22/2013: It's only a week away! Join us for the FCIA Education and Committee Action Conference April 30, May 1-3. There are only a few spots left!
4/19/2013: Learn the latest from experts fresh from the ICC Code Action Hearings at the FCIA ECA Conference in Denver, CO. April 30-May 3!
4/19/2013: The newest FCIA newsletter is now available! Check it out in the Newsletters section.
4/17/2013: FCIA Members: Go to the Members Only section, FCIA Important Alerts, for an update regarding the ICC Code Cycle B Issues.
4/12/2013: FCIA ECA Denver Conference - just added: Cigar Smoking & Denver Beverage Tasting receptions, Denver Firefighters Museum Tour, all included in registration! Register today!
4/8/2013: Need to book a room at the Brown Palace Hotel & Spa but missed the early bird
registration? Call Jerry Rahn, Reservations Supervisor at 303-312-8993
4/3/2013: FCIA spoke at the Fire Safe Oman Conference about the DIIM of Firestopping and Effective Compartmentation. Check out the FCIA P resentation.
4/2/2013: FCIA Members Shoeb Fire Fighthing Eqpt. Trdg. with FCIA Executive Director Bill McHugh in Doha, Qatar.
Special thanks to Shoeb Fire Fighting for taking great photos at the FCIA DIIM Educational Symposium!
4/1/2013: FCIA ECA Conference Early Bird Deadline extended to Sunday, April 7!
4/1/2013: FCIA DIIM Symposium guest asks a question in Doha, Qatar.
Photo credit to Shoeb Fire Fighting Equipment Trading.
4/1/2013: Tabletop exhibits featuring FCIA Members are well attended at the FCIA DIIM Educational Symposium, Doha, Qatar.
Photo credit to Shoeb Fire Fighting Eqpt. Trdg.
3/27/2013: Speaker Highlights now available for FCIA ECA Conference!
Click here to check them out!
3/27/2013: FCIA ECA Conference Early Bird Registration Deadline April 1st.
3/27/2013: FM Approvals speaks at FCIA DIIM Symposium in Doha, Qatar
3/26/2013: UL's Fire Resistance Directory is now available! Check it out here.
3/25/2013: Mr. Fouad Hajj, Specified Technologies, Inc. speaks about codes, standards, and firestop systems at the FCIA DIIM Educational Symposium in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
3/19/2013: Hotel Deadline is April 1st for FCIA Education and Committee Action Conference!
Join us April 30-May3 in Denver at the historic Brown Palace Hotel & Spa
Book your hotel room and register today!
3/19/2013: Life Safety Digest Advertising close date extended! Be a part of the spring edition on Educational Buildings! Great discounts available.
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