The Importance of Fireproofing/Firestopping

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Webinar On-Demand
Sponsored by Owens Corning and Thermafiber
Presented By Bill McHugh

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand what test standards are used for fire resistance—fireproofing and firestopping—and how they are similar.
  2. Understand what the International Building Code says in regards to fire resistance.
  3. Identify how contractor quality can be specified in accordance to fireproofing/firestopping.
  4. Learn what maintenance and management is required for fire resistance-rated construction including fireproofing and firestopping.


1 AIA LU/Elective
This test is no longer available for credit

This webinar focuses on the importance of fire resistance, structural steel fireproofing and firestopping, and how fire resistance options make a difference in building and fire safety. We will also look at the International Building Code and how it’s related in regards to maintaining and managing fire resistance in buildings.

Bill McHugh has been Executive Director of the Firestop Contractors International Association (FCIA) since its inception in 1999 and, recently, also the National Fireproofing Contractors Association.

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