NFCA 2021 Events
Save the date for NFCA's VIRTUAL Education and Exams for (CAP) Contractor Accreditation Program DRI's and Fireproofing Inspectors & NFCA's ANNUAL FIREPROOFING CONFERENCE.
NFCA VIRTUAL Education & Exams for CAP & UL DRI's, Inspectors - June 21-23, 2021. Registration opens soon!
[NOTE: NFCA CAP DRI required to become a UL Qualified SFRM Contractor.]
NFCA IN PERSON Education & Exams - October 11-13, 2021
NFCA ANNUAL FIREPROOFING CONFERENCE - October 13-15, New Orleans, LA
The NFCA Fireproofing Education for the SFRM and IFRM Fireproofing Exams is the first step to DRI Status in the NFCA Contractor Accreditation Program, the UL Qualified SFRM Contractor Program, or Inspector Competence. NFCA will also offer the NFCA Fireproofing Education and Exams in-person, in October 2021, prior to the NFCA Fireproofing Educational Conference. Details coming soon!
NFCA Free Webinar Series
Mark your calendar for the NFCA 2021 FREE Webinar Series:
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - National Building Code of Canada & NFPA -Andre Laroche, Bill McHugh.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - UL's Guide Info for Fireproofing - Rich Walke & Bill McHugh.
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - UL Product iQ Tour-Tested and Listed Fireproofing Designs - Rich Walke & Bill McHugh
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - NFCA Contractor Accreditation Program & UL Qualified SFRM Program - Ruben Sandoval, UL & Bill McHugh, NFCA
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - Tested and Listed Designs & Fireproofing Test Lab Tour -Carboline
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - TBD
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - International Building Code Development & NFCA's Actions, Bill McHugh.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - TBD
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - TBD
NFCA 2021 Webinar Series FREE SLIDES & RECORDINGS:
NFCA Free Webinar Series: "Fire-Resistance Standards and the International Building Code"
Code Officials, Specifiers, Contractors....want to know the right questions to ask for a safe building - and comlpiance with the International Building Code? Consultant to NFCA Rich Walke, with host Bill McHugh, present key parts of ASTM E119, UL 263 and CAN/ULC-S101 you need to know. The acceptance criteria are critical to understand - to know why certain variances to the standards - are not safe and should not be allowed. Hear the common 'misinformation' points, questions to ask for building code compliance for new construction and existing buildings. Click here to view the webinar recording. Click here to view the slide presentation only.
NFCA FREE Webinar Series: "NFCA on NFCA’s Fireproofing Contractor Accreditation Program, UL QSFRMCP and Special Inspections"
Structural fire-resistance achieved through fireproofing helps keep buildings supported during fire. It’s important that the tested and listed systems be installed in accordance with the listing and the manufacturers installation instructions. Learn about NFCA’s Contractor Accreditation Programs, UL’s newly relaunched Qualified SFRM Contractor Program, and the International Building Code’s statements about Special Inspection – plus the changes NFCA provided in the IBC 2021 Code. Click here to view the webinar recording. Click here to view the slide presentation only.