Note the change in dates – ECA ’20 will be a Monday-Thursday pattern this year. Plan accordingly! Registration is NOW OPEN for ECA ’20, the FCIA Education & Committee Action Conference. Heading to the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza this May 11-14, the event features FCIA Committee round table meetings, the FM & UL-ULC […]
This June, take advantage of two separate FCIA events in the Middle East. Learn More Join FCIA at the Oryx Rotana Hotel in Doha, Qatar this 4 June 2020 for the FCIA Fire Code and Fire & Smoke Barrier ‘DIIM’ Symposium, featuring a full-day of firestop & effective compartmentation industry education, followed by education and […]
InterContinental Dubai Marina | Dubai, UAE7-9 June 2020 FCIA heads to Dubai, UAE and the InterContinental Dubai Marina this 7-9 June 2020 for the FCIA Fire Code and Firestop & Effective Compartmentation Membership Meeting and the FM & UL Firestop Exams. Specialty Firestop Installation Contractors and Special Inspection Agencies seeking third-party accreditation can kick-off their […]
Oryx Rotana Hotel | Doha, Qatar2-4 June 2020 Registration is now open for the FCIA Fire Code and Fire & Smoke Barrier (FSB) ‘DIIM’ Symposium and the FM & UL Firestop Exams. The full-day symposium returns to the Oryx Rotana Hotel this 2 June 2020 with technical sessions on a variety of topics like barriers, […]
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Registration is open for, ‘The FCIA Educational Webinar Series: A Year in Review’, the final series in the 2019 FCIA FREE Educational Webinar Series.When: Wednesday, Dec 18Time: 10:00 am CST REGISTER TODAY
Looking for future educational sessions on the firestop and effective compartmentation industry? Check out the 2020 FCIA Educational Webinar Series schedule for a list of upcoming program dates.
Thanks to all who participated in today’s ‘The First Step is Maintenance’. Weren’t able to attend? Find the Presentation Here.
FCIA Members are the best resource for all your firestopping and effective compartmentation needs. Find an FCIA Member Near You Today!
FCIA celebrated our 20th Anniversary at a hugely successful FIC ’19, the FCIA Firestop Industry Conference & Trade Show. The event, held at the Trump National Doral Miami in Miami, FL, welcomed a dynamic lineup of Speakers, Exhibitors, Attendees, and Honorees for our highest attended event ever. Attendees were treated to a multitude of surprises […]
For the first time ever, get your FCIA swag ALL YEAR LONG! FCIA Branded Shirts, Pullovers, and Tumblers are the perfect Christmas gifts for your staff (and yourself). To receive by December 24, place your order by November 30. Order Today!
FCIA Members – find copies of the FIC ’19 Presentations in the Members Only section. Need help logging in? Let us know!
The FCIA Firestop & Effective Compartmentation ‘DIIM’ Symposium Canada, held in Montreal, QC September 25, 2019, brought many Firestop Contractors, Special Inspection Agency personnel, Manufacturers, AHJs and more together for a full-day of education focused on the ‘DIIM’ of Firestopping – the proper ‘D’esign, ‘I’nstallation, ‘I’nspection, and ‘M’aintenance of installed firestop systems. The event featured […]
Wrap-up to a successful week at FIC ’19 – the FCIA Firestop Industry Conference & Trade Show – in Miami. Thanks to all who attended and celebrated with us!
The new FCIA endorsed Professional Liability Insurance program with The Norman Spencer Insurance Group provides coverage to protect Firestop Inspection Agencies and Firestop Contractors. Professional Liability coverage closes gaps in General Liability policies for Firestop Contractors. The FCIA Program is underwritten by Lloyds of London. Learn more
FCIA celebrates 20 Years today! Thanks to so many who have helped the industry grow and have shaped the Association. Here’s to many more industry-shaping years to come!
The newest issue of Life Safety Digest, The Magazine of Effective Compartmentation, has arrived! Check out the Education issue, and don’t miss articles like: ‘Effective Compartmentation in Educational Occupancies’; ‘Fire-Resistance and Fireproofing’; ‘Archaic Assemblies & Fire-Resistance”; and more! Read it online today!
Golfers hit the links today in support of the FCIA Memorial Golf Tournament, funding the FCIA President’s Memorial Scholarship for Fire Protection Engineering students. Thanks to all who sponsored and all who participated!
Check out this Blog regularly to see what’s going on in the industry. Maintaining Fire-Resistant-Rated and Smoke-Resistant Assemblies…Yes, It’s Critical FCIA recommends that all parts of Total Fire Protection be continuously, maintained. Read the rest in the “News You Can Use” Blog.
What’s required by the International Building Code (IBC) for Firestopping Special Inspection? What’s required to be an AHJ ‘Approved’ Special Inspection Agency of AHJ ‘Approved’ Special Instructor? This is the REAL story…
FCIA recently released their Firestop Containment Worker Education Program (FSCW-IE and FSCW-M). This comprehensive, instructor led education program for the Firestop Containment Field Worker, Instructor, and Inspector, is everything needed to train workforces from the ground up. Learn more today! Read the complete Press Release here.
FCIA Contractor Members provide many services. FCIA Associate Members are valuable assets to all. FCIA Member Firestop Inspection Agencies inspect to ASTM E2174, ASTM E2393, required by the IBC’s Chapter 17. FCIA Member Firestop Manufacturers, Manufacturers Reps & Distributors provide products to those that make them ‘SYSTEMS’ after installation to System Designs and Manufacturers Installation […]
As a service to selected professionals in the industry, FCIA offers a FREE electronic copy of the FCIA Firestop Manual of Practice. To see if you qualify, review the eligible individuals here. NOTE: Special Inspection Agencies, Specialty Firestop Installation Contractors, and others who conduct business in the firestop industry are not included in this offer. […]
FCIA’s FIC ’19 opens next week in Miami.
FCIA Friends at Underwriters 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 reliability through education at all levels of the industry.
FCIA Marketing Committee Chair, Ben Urcavich (Performance Firestop, Inc.), and Marketing Committee member Taylor Benay (Northeast Firestopping Solutions) represent FCIA at IFMA’s World Workplace in Phoenix, AZ.
Three weeks until FIC ’19 in Miami, FL. Contractor Members – make sure to cast your vote for the 2020 Board of Directors! And plan to attend the FCIA Member Contractor Only sessions! REGISTER TODAY
Thanks to all who attended today’s webinar, ‘Fire-Resistance-Rated = Fire Wall…Right?’ with Bill Koffel (Koffel Associates). Find the Presentation here.
FIC ’19 is around the corner and shaping up to be our biggest yet! Will you be there???
NOTICE – FCIA Voting Contractor and Special Inspection Agency Members – Elections for the FCIA Board of Directors are here! Every vote counts. Meet the candidates, and then submit your vote* today! MEET THE CANDIDATES! *One vote per Voting Member company.
The Fall issue of Life Safety Digest is here! Read it online
Who will be at FIC ’19 in Miami, FL this November 5-8? Check it out!
The FCIA ‘DIIM’ Symposium opened today in Montreal, QC. 100+ in the room, and a lot of them AHJs! Thanks to all who presented and attended and are actively working to improve fire-and-life-safety in Canada! Find the Presentations here
Thanks FCIA Canada Task Group Committee Members, Jim Smiley (Icon Insulation, Inc.) and John Sharpe (Pro-Firestop, Inc.), for working FCIA’s booth at CHES this week.
FCIA heads to Montreal this week for the FCIA Firestop & Effective Compartmentation ‘DIIM’ Symposium Canada. Thanks to the many Contractors, Special Inspection Agencies, AHJs and more who are registered. See you there!
Looking ahead to plan for FCIA events in 2020? Make sure to attend ECA ’20 in Kansas City, MO May 10-14, 2020. NOTE: Take special notice of the dates for ECA ’20. The event will begin on Monday, May 11 with the Education for the Firestop Exams sessions and will end on Thursday, May 14 […]
Thanks to all who attended today’s webinar, ‘FCIA and Identification Systems – Labeling of Firestopping’. Missed it? Check it out online
The latest edition of the FCIA newsletter is here! Check out all that’s happening at FCIA.
FIC ’19 opens in Miami this November 4. Have you registered yet? REGISTER TODAY
Only 2 weeks until FCIA heads to Montreal with our Firestop & Effective Compartmentation ‘DIIM’ Symposium Canada. Be there for critical firestop education specific to the construction industry in Canada.
Know someone who would be a great addition to the FCIA Board of Directors? The Call for Nominations is going on now! Contact FCIA Staff with nominees.
Thanks to all who attended today’s webinar, ‘Construction Without Oversight’ with Douglas Evans, P.E. It was a great session with great interaction and questions. Check it out!
FCIA rates at the Hotel Omni Mont-Royal for the FCIA Firestop & Effective Compartmentation ‘DIIM’ Symposium Canada expire today. REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN. If you need a room after today, contact FCIA Staff.