Life Safety Digest, The Magazine of Effective Compartmentation

The newest issue of Life Safety Digest, The Magazine of Effective Compartmentation, is here! Check out the Health Care occupancy focused issue for articles on: ‘Mobile Containment Units Assist in the Fight Against Airborne Related Infections’; ‘Total Barrier Management Reduces Airborne Infection Risk in Healthcare’; ‘Field Modifications of Fire, Smoke, and Combination Fire/Smoke Dampers’; ‘2021 […]

UL Announces New Field Business Manager

Ruben Sandoval, Jr. has been selected as Field Business Manager for the Lightning Protection Program – Specialty Engineering. Ruben will lead Field Engineering’s Lightning Protection and Fire Barrier Programs teams, whose focus is on serving critical technical and compliance needs in the inspection and auditing area. Ruben is currently overseeing operation for UL Fire Barrier […]

Tips for Managing Volatile Materials Pricing

FCIA recently posted tips from the law office of Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel on how to manage volatile materials pricing challenges. “Recent price volatility of construction materials, including, but not limited to, steel, copper, lumber, and PVC, has left contractors faced with another challenge in completing their work at the price they quoted.” Read […]

FCIA Announces Career Firestop Education Program

The Firestop Contractors International Association announces the all-new FCIA Firestop Certificate of Achievement Education Program (FCAEP) for Specialty Firestop Installation Contractor personnel and Firestop Special Inspection Agency personnel who want to immerse themselves in the world of firestopping. The first tract in the FCAEP program is the FCAEP Firestop Program. Participants take part in virtual […]

Barrier Management Video Series Available Online

The Barrier Management Symposium is a one- or two-day Symposium hosted around North America by ASHE regions and chapters, APPA chapters, ICC chapters, and others that features technical education from industry experts on the various elements of Barrier Management. Developed to educate and increase awareness about how various barriers are ‘D’esigned, ‘I’nstalled, ‘I’nspected, and ‘M’aintained […]

Professional Liability Insurance for FCIA Specialty Firestop Installation Contractor and Special Inspection Agency Members

Specialty Firestop Installation Contractors and Special Inspection Agencies can now take advantage of a new FCIA endorsed Professional Liability Insurance program with The Norman Spencer Insurance Group. FCIA’s leadership worked with The Norman Spencer Insurance Group to assemble a program that closes the gap between General Liability Insurance and Professional Liability Insurance that understands your business, your operations, your […]