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.
January 18, 2022 - NFCA Webinar attendees, anyone else, check out this summary of code actions from ICC's Cycle A Code Development Process. Full scale fire-testing with a load applied, is already required according to the ICC Code Action Committee's decisions to Disapprove our proposal FS1, 2, 4. .
January 13, 2022 - Registration Open for NFCA IFRM & SFRM NFCA IFRM & SFRM VIRTUAL Fireproofing Education and Exams. Fireproofing Inspection agencies, prove competence by passing the NFCA Fireproofing Exams! Want to separate your company from the rest? Register HERE to start the process getting your company NFCA IFRM and or SFRM Accredited!
January 12, 2022 - Save the date for NFCA's Week of Learning in Tempe, AZ April 18-22. NFCA's IFRM & SFRM LIVE Education & Exams is April 18-20, and NFCA Educational Conference, April 21, 22.
January 11, 2022 - FREE NFCA FIRE-RESISTANCE EDUCATION - Contractors, inspection agencies, code officials, specifiers, fire inspectors, learn about the world of fireproofing! Learn about fire-resistance details about test standards ASTM E119, UL 263 and CAN/ULC-S-101. Testing products - in a full scale furnace with loads applied where applicable - proves fire-resistance. It's a FREE Fire-Resistance Webinar Recording.
January 11, 2022 - NFCA was saddened to hear about the Brooklyn, NY fire tragedy and loss of life. NFCA believes that alarm systems, sprinkler suppression systems, sgtructural fire protection and effective compartmentation, plus occupant education keeps people safe in buildings.
January 10, 2022 - NFCA Handbook of Fireproofing Knowledge (HAFK) Available! Fireproofing Contractors & Fireproofing Inspection Agencies,, have staff prepare for NFCA's SFRM and IFRM Fireproofing Exams for NFCA and UL DRI's and Fireproofing Inspectors. NFCA's HAFK is an important resource tool. Contractor and Inspector personnel, NFCA Members pay $195, saving $500 off non member price. It's FREE for Governmental Code Officials, Specifiers, Independent or with Design Firms as a service to the industry. CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW
January 9, 2022 - UL's Qualified SFRM Fireprofing Contractor Program (UL QSFRMP) includes a NFCA DRI, and a third party audit of the company management system - a big honor. Specifiers. reqruire this in MasterFormat section 07-81-00 Applied Fireproofing. Contractors, check out the UL QSFRMP program and use it as an adavntage over the competition.
January 8, 2022 -NFCA 2022 Award of Excellence CALL FOR ENTRIES 2022 for NFCA Contractor Members
January 4, 2022 - READ NFCA's December ENEWS HERE!
December 27, 2021 - NFCA IFRM & SFRM VIRTUAL Education and Exam Dates Announced! Save the dates, January 24-26, 2022. Space is available! Register today.
December 14, 2021 - NFCA FREE Webinar December 21, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST For More Details, Click HERE!
December 6, 2021 - NFCA FREE Webinar December 14, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST For More Details, Click HERE!
November 31, 2021 - READ NFCA's November ENEWS HERE!
October 19, 2021 - NFCA's 2021 Week of Learning is now history! Presentations will be posted in the Members Only section early next week.
October 11, 2021 - NFCA's Week of Learning is underway.
September 28, 2021 - READ NFCA'S September ENEWS HERE!
September 20, 2021 - NFCA's Week of Learning October 11-15, 2021 Hotel Cut-Off date extended to September 24, 2021. Make your reservation today!
September 16, 2021 - NFCA is at ICC's Code Development Hearings. Want to watch the hearings live? Visit www.ICCSafe.org Wednesday, September 24th.
September 14, 2021 - NFCA's Week of Learning October 11-15, 2021 HOTEL CUT-OFF extended to September 20, 2021. Make your reservation today!
September 9, 2021 - US President Biden announced that the US Dept. of Labor will issue an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their employees either get vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing. When published in the Federal Register, the ETS will become effective immediately in states under OSHA jurisdiction. The 22 states with State OSHA plans will have 30 days to issue rules at least as effective as the federal ETS standard. Watch OSHA’s website for details.
August 23, 2021 - READ NFCA'S August ENEWS HERE!
August 16, 2021 - Sign up for NFCA's Free Webinar The Silent Barrier: Presented by Stuart Bradbury, Carboline
August 2, 2021 - Dog Days of Summer are here. Be sure to stay cool, and follow these helpful safety tips.
July 23, 2021 - Register for UL's 3-Day Virtual Building Innovation Summit, August 31-Sept. 2. This important construction industry event is geared for architects, fire safety professionals and others and includes topics that impact the built environment, safety and security. Visit www.ul.com/events/building-innovation-summit-2021 to learn more.
July 7, 2021 - NFCA files several Public Comments during the International Code Council Development Process for October 2021 Hearings.
July 1, 2021 - UL Extends Special Offer to NFCA Contractors. Save $3200 on initial audit. Contact NFCA for more info,
June 28, 2021 - NFCA's June 21-23 Virtual Fireproofing Education and Exams was well attended with over 22 attendees. The Agenda had great speakers from Carboline, GCP, Isolatek, Hilti, NFCA.The next opportunity to take the exams is Oct. 11-13, before NFCA's Annual Conference. Watch for the link to register shortly.
June 16, 2021 - Watch for REGISTRATION soon for the next NFCA FREE Webinar July 14, 1pm CDT. We'll cover a UL Product iQ Tour of Tested and Listed Fireproofing Designs - Part 2- with Rich Walke & Bill McHugh.
June 3, 2021 - READ NFCA's Latest Enews HERE
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