At FCIA’s Virtual ECA ’20 Conference, FCIA launched a new initiative to get fire and life safety improvements using the FCIA’s ‘DIIM’ for Existing Buildings. FCIA’s 2020 President Ben Urcavich stated, “The world pays attention to sprinklers and alarms, what about effective compartmentation and its many benefits? FCIA Members provide the services needed – with […]
On April 21-24, FCIA Members and some non-members tuned in for four days of two-hour webinars on various aspects of firestop education. Sessions covered a variety of topics, including: Leadership with Ben Urcavich (2020 FCIA Board President) Economics with Anirban Basu (Sage Policy Group) Air and Smoke Movement with Chris Kusel (HILTI) Fire-Resistance and Existing […]
Due to travel restrictions still in place due to the global coronavirus outbreak, FCIA events in Doha, Qatar and Dubai, UAE have been postponed again. The events, originally scheduled for February, were previously postponed to late-May/early-June. Unfortunately, concerns surrounding COVID-19 continue to persist globally, so FCIA has made the decision to postpone the events a […]
Today, FCIA published an updated FCIA Member Resources – COVID-19 document. The list is a collection of important links and information that Members and others can reference to find information related to COVID-19, including several resources related to small businesses. Learn More
FCIA recently 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 […]
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!
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. […]