New FCIA Initiative

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 […]

ECA ’20 Goes Virtual

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 […]

FCIA Doha & Dubai Events Postponed Until Later Date

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 […]

FCIA Offers FREE FCIA Firestop Manual of Practice

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. […]