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Events Calendar


NFCA 2021 Events


JUNE 21-23, 2021

NFCA's VIRTUAL Education and Exams for (CAP) Contractor Accreditation Program DRI's and



NFCA VIRTUAL Education & Exams for CAP & UL DRI's, Inspectors - June 21-23, 2021.

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NOTE: NFCA CAP DRI required to become a UL Qualified SFRM Contractor.


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 below--


October 11-15, 2021


NFCA Annual Conference


After monitoring the pandemic situation and careful assessment of assured safety practices, we are happy to now offer NFCA's Conference in person.


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October 11-15, 2021

614 Canal Street

New Orleans, LA  70130




Special NFCA Room Rate $209
The Cut-off date is August 13, 2021 
Book Now - 48 hour cancellation policy

Enjoy this upscale hotel, located in the historic French Quarter with easy access to area attractions and restaurants.


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NFCA Free Webinar Series



Mark your calendar for the NFCA 2021 FREE Webinar Series:

Thursday, June 30, 2021 - UL Product iQ Tour-Tested and Listed Fireproofing Designs - Part 2 - Rich Walke & Bill McHugh - REGISTER

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

Want to see previous programs? NFCA Members, visit the Members Only section to check out recordings of last year's programs.  Not a member? Join now


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.