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'Protecting Recessed Boxes in Fire-Resistance-Rated Construction' for the NYS Department of Health - VIRTUAL - October 2022
Presented for the NY State Department of Health, Division of Nursing Home and ICF/IID Surveillance

'Design Installation Inspection Maintenance & Management' for the Ontario Building Officials Association - Niagara Falls, ON - July 2022
Presented for the Ontario Building Officials Association


‘A Study on the ‘DIIM’ of Firestopping’ at the Office of General Services – Albany, NY – September 2019
Presented at the Office of General Services – Albany, NY

‘Fire Separations – Fire Resistance & Firestopping Design, Installation, Inspection and Maintenance’ at Canada CSC – May 2019
Presented at CSC’s Regina Conference


Role of Passive Fire Protection Systems in Maintaining Building Fire- & Life-Safety – December 2018
Presented at BNP’s Webinar On-Demand

FCIA’s ‘DIIM’ Canada CSC – DECEMBER 2018
Presented at CSC’s Edmonton, Alberta Chapter Meeting

FCIA, Fire Resistance and International Fire Code at ICC Building Safety & Design Expo 2018
Presented at ICC in Richmond, VA

FCIA, Fire Codes and Specs at CST/CONSTRUCT 2018
Presented at CSI/CONSTRUCT 2018 in Long Beach CA


Barrier Management Symposium: Improving Barriers Nationwide
Presented at the ASHE Annual Conference 2015

2009 and Earlier

Fire and Life Safety Through Effective Compartmentation and Firestopping
Presented at CSC 2009

Inspection Results
Presented at the FCIA Education & Committee Action Conference 2008 (Seattle)

FCIA Presented FCIA’s DIIM at AWCI’s Annual Convention
FCIA welcomes new members who join in addition to their AWCI Membership

The Firestopping Quality Process
This is the updated program as of 01/23/07

Compartmentation Symposium
By CSI, as of 03/28/06

The Firestopping Quality Process
(20 MB PowerPoint presentation). This presentation is approved for AIA CES Continuing Education Units. This is the 2006 program.

Outline, FCIA Firestopping Quality Process Program
This Document explains the Powerpoint Presentation listed above (Word document)

Lessons Learned – An International Airport Project
by Richard Smits – This program discusses the concept of organizing penetrating items during design stage, to minimize conflicts with structural, mechanical and electrical systems, minimizing reworking penetrations to meet firestop systems requirements.  Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP, Nov 2003 (WARNING: 16 MB PowerPoint presentation)

FCIA EFC Maintenance
Maintenance of Effective Compartmentation Presentation – Bill McHugh and Scott Rankin

Effective Compartmentation Testing
Rich Walke, PE, of UL, presented to FCIA’s 2004 Firestop Industry Conference Attendees this excellent primer about testing protocols for products. This supports an industry strategy that Effective Compartmentation performs well when properly designed with tested and listed systems, installed by FCIA Member, FM 4991 Contractors, Inspected to ASTM E 2174 protocol, and Maintained per FCIA’s new Maintenance of Effective Compartmentation recommendations.

FCIA Duct Fire Protection Systems Presentation
Dana Decker, 3M Fire Protection Products, Nov 2004

FCIA Code Efforts
Bill Koffel, May 2003

Risk Management
Robert Larson, Nov 2002

Quality Control Manuals
Jeff Gould, Nov 2002
If you are attempting to become FM Approved, and want help writing your quality manual, check out this presentation.

NFPA 5000 Code Update
Bill Koffel, Nov 2002