The NFCA represents fireproofing contractors and manufacturers, equipment suppliers, inspection agencies, who install, inspect or provide passive fire protection for structures as required by building codes for the preservation of life safety. Member fireproofing contractors install Sprayed Fire-Resistive Material (SFRM), Intumescent Fire-Resistive Material (IFRM) and fireproofing board and wrap products to complex listings and manufacturers instructions.
The NFCA works to improve the proper use and application of industry products through development of standard practices and educational programs for both product users and members.
NFCA Handbook of Fireproofing Knowledge
Your resource, available now! Contractors and Inspection Agencies join NFCA for big member pricing discounts to prepare for the NFCA Fireproofing Exams.
NFCA Handbook of Fireproofing Knowledge is FREE for Governmental Code Officials, Specifiers, Independent or with Design Firms as a service to the industry.
December 17, 2020 - NFCA Free Webinar Series
NFCA & Codes Past and Future...
Join NFCA's Bill McHugh, for a fast moving webinar on issues we will need to address at the International Code Council's Code Development Process and the National Research Council of Canada's Code Development... click here for more information and to registration.
Novenber 25, 2020 - HAPPY THANKSGIVING
NFCA will be closed Thursay & Friday, November 26 & 27.
November 17, 2020 - NFCA Free Webinar Series
"Using Tested and Listed Designs to Show Code Compliance"
The International Building Code and the NFPA101 Life Safety Code require fire-reistance-rated assemblies to be testing in accordance with ... click here for more information.
November 3, 2020 - Update Coming
NEW Quality Management Chapter is being added to The NFCA Handbook of Accepted Fireproofing Knowledge. NFCA will contact current Handbook owners to receive the free update.
October 22, 2020 - Walls & Ceilings Magazine
Click here for your FREE subscription to Walls & Ceilings Magazine. The digial edition gives you easy access!
October 20, 2020 - NFCA Free Webinar Series
"Liability Arising Out of Construction Documentation"
Join Karen Layng, President, M.A.I.T. Co., a strategic partner in the construction industry, with thirty plus years’ of legal expertise, as Karen covers the construction documentation start to finish, spoilation, and the main and most costly mistakes.Webinar recording and slide presentation available in the "Members Only" Section.
October 12, 2020 - NFCA October Enews
NFCA October Enews click here!
October 4-10, 2020 - Fire Prevention Week
NFCA This year's Fire Prevention Week campaign, "Serve up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!" works to educate everyone about the simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves, and those around then, safe in the kitchen. Click here for more information.
September 24, 2020 - NFCA Welcomes Oaks Brothers, Inc.
NFCA welcomes Oaks Brothers, Inc., Greenbrier, AR, as a NFCA Contractor Member.
September 22-24, 2020 - NFCA Virtual Conference
NFCA 2020 Fireproofing Educational Virtual Conference was well attended. Over 220 people attended during the 3 day virtual event. All presentations are available in the "Members Only" Section.
September 22, 2020 - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
NFCA Award of Excellence 2020
NFCA Director Emeritus, Howard Towler, ACME Fireproofing, annouced the 2020 NFCA Award of Excellence Winners at the NFCA Virtual Conference today. Congratulations to the winners: Aries Contracting, Ottawa; Isam Kabbaani-CRES Division, Saudia Arabia; Performance Contracting, Woodinville, WA; and Rolling Plains Construction, Apache Junction, AZ. Click here for full details.
September 21, 2020 - NFCA September Enews
NFCA September Enews click here!
September 18, 2020 - NFCA Welcomes Maccari Companies, Inc.
NFCA welcomes Maccari Companies, Inc., Wilmington, DE, as a NFCA Contractor Member.
September 17, 2020 - NFCA at ICC/NFPA
The International Code Council's Code Development Process has started and the Code Action Committee (CAC) is in full swing. Don't miss next week's code presentation, Tuesday, Sept. 22 as NFCA Executive Director Bill McHugh updates the industry.
September 17, 2020 - NFCA Free Webinar Series
Fireproofing Board - Advantages, Disadvantages & More
Join NFCA and Matt Auchy, Albi Protective Coatings, as Matt discusses fireproofing board - advantages, more.Webinar recording and slide presentation available in the "Members Only" Section.
September 3, 2020 - OSHA Top 10 Violations
OSHA will soon release the 2020 Top 10 List of Serious Violations. This list is beneficial to review and keep in mind in implementing company safety procedures. Click here to view the List for 2019.
August 28, 2020 - NFCA Code Committee
NFCA's Code and Canada Committees met last week to continue to prepare for the International Code Council's Code Development Cycle. Next meeting will be early October. Contact NFCA with any items or issues you would like addressed.
August 19, 2020 - NFCA August Enews
NFCA August Enews click here!
August 19, 2020 -Safety Alert
OSHA recently updated the ‘Inspection Procedures for the Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards’. Click here for more information.
August 13, 2020 - Thank you NFCA Associate Members
NFCA Associate Membership has grown to 27. These are companies who support NFCA Contractor Members via their products, services and support toward NFCA. Take a minute to review the NFCA Associate Member List.
August 4, 2020 - NFCA Welcomes Accurate Insulation, a IBP Co.
NFCA welcomes Accurate Insulation, a IBP Co., Grand Junction, CO, as a NFCA Interim Branch Contractor Member.
July 30, 2020 - New NFCA Technical Education Committee
NFCA Technical Education Committee is working on new chapters for the NFCA Handbook of Fireproofing Knowledge and the development of education programs for the industry. Click here to find out about other NFCA Committees.
July 27, 2020 - NFCA Welcomes Titan Fireproofing Corporation
NFCA welcomes Titan Fireproofing Corporation, Thornhill, ON, as a NFCA Interim Contractor Member.
July 23, 2020 - UL Qualified SFRM Contractor Program
NFCA and UL are happy to announce the UL Qualified SFRM Contractor Program focused on quality installation procedures. Special Offer: UL is giving a huge discount to contractors who sign up this year! Contact NFCA for more information.
July, 23, 2020 - NFCA Free Webinar Series
Join NFCA and George Guanci, Business Development Manager, The Sherwin Williams Company, as George unravels the mysteries of Intumescent Fireproofing.Webinar recording and side presentation available in the "Members Only" Section.
July 3, 2020 - Happy 4th of July!
NFCA will be closed Friday, July 3, 2020.
July 2, 2020 - NFCA Welcomes Strong Foam Insulation Inc.
NFCA welcomes Strong Foam Insulation Inc., Kitchener, ON, as a NFCA Interim Contractor Member.
June 29, 2020 - NFCA Welcomes Arango Proofing LLC
NFCA welcomes Arango Fireproofing LLC, Fayetteville, GA, as a NFCA Contractor Member.
June 24, 2020 - NFCA Welcomes Fischer Technology
NFCA Welcome Fischer Technology, Windsor, CT, as a NFCA Associate Member.
June 24, 2020 - NFCA Free Webinar Series
Fireproofing Board - Advantages, Disadvantages & More
Join NFCA and Albi Protective Coatings' Matt Auchy and Daryl Orlich, as they discuss fireproofing board - advantages, more. Webinar recording and side presentation available in the "Members Only" Section.
June 19, 2020 - NFCA June E-news
NFCA June 2020 Enews click here!
NFCA Member Resources - COVID-19
We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy.
June 11, 2020 - NFCA Free Webinar Series
Accreditation Programs for Fireproofing Contractors
NFCA's Bill McHugh and UL's Ruben Sandoval, discuss and explain the NFCA Contractor Accreditation Program and the UL Qualified SFRM Program. Click here to view the webinar presentation and or slide presentation.
May 28, 2020 - NFCA Welcomes Accurate Firestop & Insulation
NFCA Welcomes Accurate Firestop & Insulation, Pleasanton, CA, as a NFCA Contractor Member.
May 15, 2020 - NFCA Free Webinar Series
Intumescent Fireproofing Inspection
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Central Time, join NFCA Friday, May 15, as Ernst Toussaint, PE, Senior Steel Protection Engineer Manager, Hilti, discusses Intumescent Fireproofing Inspection. Webinar recording and slide presentation available in the "Members Only" Section.
May 7, 2020 - NFCA Free Webinar Series
What ou need to know - COVID-19: Information for Contractors
Join NFCA Thursday, May 7 as a panel of attorneys from Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel discuss a host of issues facing contractors during this global pandemic. Webinar recording and slide presentation available in the "Members Only" Section.
April 30, 2020 - NFCA Free Webinar Series
NFCA 2020 Update Webinar from NFCA Leadership
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Central Time, join NFCA Leadership Jonathan Wohl, Martin Rodriguez and Bill McHugh, to learn about what is happening at NFCA. Recording and slide presentation available in the "Members Only" Section.
April 20, 2020 - NFCA Free Webinar Series
Fireproofing - some details, inspection, patching and more!
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, Central Time, join NFCA's Bill McHugh as he discusses these very active areas in our industry. Recording and slide presentation available in the "Members Only" Section.
April 1, 2020 - NFCA Free Webinar Series
"Fireproofing - Back to Basics" - NFCA's Bill McHugh & Rich Walke will discuss how fire-resistance ratings are established on structural elements. Recording and slide presentation available in the "Members Only" Section.
March 26, 2020 - Requirements for Employers
Information from Hendrick Phillips Salzman & Siegel Attorneys at Law, regarding employer requirements from the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
March 24, 2020 - Click the link below to read information from Hendrick Phillips Salzman & Siegel Attorneys at Law, discussing different State Executive Orders and what they mean for construction companies.
March 20, 2020 - Click here for helpful COVID-19 links and information via NFCA
March 20, 2020 - Toolbox Talk for NFCA
March 16, 2020 - NFCA Austin Events Postponed
NFCA Staff and Leadership have postponed the NFCA Austin Events scheduled for April 2020.
New dates will be announced as soon as we know them, or when other action is determined. Stay tuned and stay safe!
March 11, 2020 - NFCA Welcomes Red Engineering - Blaze King
NFCA Welcomes Red Engineering LLC - Blaze King, Pleasant Shade, TN, as a NFCA Associate Member.
March 11, 2020 - NFCA Free Webinar Series
"IFRM Fireproofing Materials - Field and Shop Advantages, Disadvantages and more", Presented by Sean Younger, Senior Fireproofing Market Manager, Carboline Company. Webinar recording and slide presentation available in the "Members Only" Section.
February 24, 2020 - NFCA Welcomes Diverse Works
Entry deadline extended to
February 17, 2020
NFCA Award of Excellence
Recognizing Contractor Members.
February 11, 2020 - New NFCA Apparel!
Now avaialable for order in the "Members Only" Section. Order by March 6 to have for Austin!
February 13, 2020 - NFCA Welcomes Pipeline Services Inc.
February 12, 2020 - NFCA Welcomes Adler Firestopping Ltd.
NFCA welcomes Adler Firestopping Ltd., Calgary, AB, as a NFCA Contractor Member.
February 10, 2020 - NFCA Welcomes Performance Firestop, Inc.
NFCA welcomes Performance Firestop, Inc., Green Bay, WI, as a NFCA Contractor Member.
January 29, 2020 - NFCA January E-news
NFCA January E-News click here!
January 21, 2020 - NFCA Free Webinar Series
Rectification of "Restrained vs. Unrestrained", Presented by Kevin LaMalva, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Tuesday, January 21, 2020. p.m. Central Time. Recording and slide presentation available in the "Members Only" Section.
January 6, 2020 - NFCA Welcomes Strong Manufacturing Co.
NFCA Welcomes Strong Manufacturing Co., Pine Bluff AR, as a NFCA Associate Member.
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