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Looking for a NFCA Accredited Fireproofing Contractor? NFCA represents fireproofing contractors who install passive fireproofing products such as Sprayed Fire-Resistive Material (SFRM) and Intumescent Fire-Resistive Material (IFRM), to protect building structural materials from fire, as required by building codes, and the manufacturers and associates who provide those products.

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The NFCA represents fireproofing contractors and manufacturers who install 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 products. Contractors are approved to install these materials by fireproofing product manufacturers.

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.

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2019 NFCA Fireproofing Educational Conference - March 20-22, Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista at Disney Springs. 2019 NFCA Contractor Accreditation Program Training for IFRM and SFRM will be held March 18-20, prior to the conference.

December 6, 2018 - NFCA Webinar Series 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. CST

"Fireproofing 101" Back to Basics Part II: UL Special Topics

Join NFCA and Phil Mancuso, Senior Technical Services Manager, ISOLATEK INTERNATIONAL, for the second part of our Back to Basics Series, we will cover ... CLICK HERE for more information and to register.

November 6, 2018 - NFCA November Enews

NFCA November Enews is available by clicking here. NFCA Webinar, Safety, Code Hearings Update, NFCA Update, Orlando and more!

Oct. 31, 2018 - NFCA Webinar Series 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. CST

"Fireproofing 101" Back to Basics Part I:

How to Select a UL Design - Join NFCA and Phil Mancuso, Senior Technical Services Manager, ISOLATEK INTERNATIONAL, as we go back to basics. In this part of the series, we are going to learn how to select the appropriate UL Design based on a given criteria. This will cover floor-ceiling & roof-ceiling assemblies, beams, joists and columns. Webinar is available to view in the NFCA Members Only Section.

October 24, 2018 - NFCA Contractor Branch Membership

NFCA Welcomes Alpha Insulation & Waterproofing, Denver, CO, as a NFCA Contractor Branch Member.  NFCA Branch Membership is $250 per year and includes 2 free state listings.  Contractors with more than one location should take advantage of this NFCA member benefit! 

October 24, 2018 - NFCA Requested Interpretation from ICC

NFCA requested an interpretation of Table 601 for a Multi-Story Project with Type 1B Construction. Check out this interpretation on the Resources Page– another resource from NFCA.

October 9, 2018 - NFCA October Enews

NFCA October Enews is available by clicking here. NFCA Webinar, Fire Prevention Week, CAP Training, Orlando and more!

October 7-13 - Fire Prevention Week

Fire prevention saves lives and provides a safer work and home environment. Fire Prevention Week is a good time to check your smoke alarms, fire extinguishers and review or establish a fire prevention plan.  Go to www.firepreventionweek.org for a wealth of tools and information.

Oct. 5, 2018 - Grand Opening OPCMIA

Congratulations to OPCMIA on the grand opening of the OPCMIA International Fireproofing Training Center, the first of its kind in North America, located in Merrillville, IN.

Sept. 27, 2018 - NFCA Free Webinar Series 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. CST

"Fireproofing Patching & Building/Fire-Codes

Join NFCA Executive Director Bill McHugh and Graco's Danny Carrillo, Business Development Manager for ToughTek Mortar Equipment, as they talk about Fireproofing Patching and Building/Fire-Code.  Webinar now available to view in the NFCA Members Only Section.

NFCA Fire-Resistance in Buildings Seminar Denver

Tuesday, September 25th, the Warwick Hotel, Denver, CO.

Over 100 people attended this day of Fire-Resistance in Buildings education. Thank you to the NFCA Membership who make this possible. Special Thanks to NFCA Manufacturer Supplier Member Sponsors: Albi Protective Coatings, Carboline, GCP Applied Technologies, Hilti, Isolatek International and Sherwin Williams. All Seminar presentations are available to view in the NFCA Members Only Section.

September 19, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes TruTeam

Welcome TruTeam, Daytona Beach, FL, as a NFCA Contractor Member.

September 12, 2018 - NFCA September Enews

NFCA September Enews ia available by clicking here. NFCA Denver Fire-Resistance in Buildings Seminar; Codes and Standards Update; Safety Tip of the Month and more.

August 29, 2018 - Island Diversified Inc.

Congratulations to Island Diversified, Calverton, NY for becoming a NFCA Accredited Contractor. Island Diversified has earned the SFRM And IFRM Accreditations.

Elevate your company by becoming a NFCA Accredited Contractor. Next training March 18-20 in Orlando, FL.


August 22, 2018 - Spray Foam over Applied Fireproofing

NFCA gets questions about application of Spray Polyurethane Foam and other insulations over Spray Fire-Resistant Materials and Intumescent Fire-Resistant Materials frequently. This UL Bulletin states that the application has not been tested. Click here to check it out.

August 21, 2018 - Table 601 2018 International Building Code

Click here to read an interpretation of Table 601, Footnote b, of the 2018 International Building Code. Take note of the last sentence in paragraph 3 "a rating would still be required for any columns."

August 15, 2018 - NFCA August Enews

NFCA August Enews ia available by clicking here. NFCA Denver Fire-Resistance in Buildings Seminar; Codes and Standards Update; Safety Tip of the Month and more.

Aug. 3, 2018 - Welcome to NFCA

NFCA Welcomes Sound Fire & Life Safety Inspection Services, LLC, Rio Rancho, NM as a NFCA Associate Member.

July 26, 2018 - NFCA at NFPA Meeting

NFCA had a great showing at the NFPA Fire Protection Features Committee Meeting in Minneapolis, MN. NFCA was able to get the committee to agree to add that SFRM and IFRM Fireproofing is to be installed to listings and manufacturers installation instructions. (3 separate Fireproofing Proposals).

July 13, 2018 - NFCA July Enews

NFCA July Enews ia available by clicking here. NFCA Announces 2019 Fireproofing Educational Conference & Meeting to be held March 20-22, 2019, at Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL.  NFCA Contractor Accreditation Program Training will be held March 18-20, prior the conference.

July 12, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes Accu1 Direct Inc

NFCA welcomes Accu1 Direct Inc, East Longmeadow, MA, as a NFCA Associate Member.  Accu1 manufactures Fireproofing Equipment and has been in business for over 30 years.  Click here for more information.

July 1, 2018 - NFCA is Active

NFCA has submitted NFPA Code Proposals, ICC Code Public Comments, participated at a Fire-Resistance Symposium in Bogota, Columbia and are working on the NFCA Fireproofing Book. And, we communicate with many members and interested specifiers and building code officials daily.

June 15, 2018 - NFCA with AISC

NFCA President Jonathan Wohl and Vice President Martin Rodriguez travelled to New Orleans and gave NFCA input to the American Institute of Steel Constructions’ “Innovation Conference”. The report of the meeting stated that AISC wants to study Performance Based Design in more detail. Look for a session on Performance Based Design from NFCA in the future.

June 7, 2018 - NFCA June Enews

NFCA June Enews is available by clicking here. See NFCA Safety Tip of the Month from John Taglienti, East Coast Fireproofing; UL's announcement; NFCA ICC Code Proposal Update and more!  June is National Safety Month - think Safety!

May 25, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes Plasterers' Local 200

NFCA welcomes Plasterers' Local 200, Pomona, CA, as a NFCA Associate Member.

May 15, 2018 - NFCA Free Webinar Series 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. CT

"Best Practices & Overall Equipment Safety"

Join NFCA and Lowell Knott (LK), Technical Services, Hy-Flex Corp., as LK discusses equipment maintenance best practices and safety. Webinar and presentation now available in the "Members Only" Section.

April 24, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes PureFoam Roofing & Insulation

Welcome PureFoam Roofing & Insulation, Shelbyville, KY, as a NFCA Contractor Member.

April 17, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes A & A Firelok Barrier Systems

Welcome A & A Firelok Barrier Systems, Kingsport, TN, as a NFCA Contractor Member.

March 20, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes Olympic Companies, Inc.

NFCA welcomes Olympic Companies, Inc., Waukesha, WI as a NFCA Contractor Branch Member.

March 16, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes New Interim Contractor Member

NFCA welcomes KC Spray Foam & Coatings LLC, Olathe, KS, as NFCA Interim Contractor Member.

March 9, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes New Interim Contractor Member

NFCA welcomes Ace Insulation Services, Inc., El Paso, TX, as NFCA Interim Contractor Member.

March 7, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes New Interim Contractor Member

NFCA welcomes Select Spray Systems, Salem, NH as NFCA Interim Contractor Member.

March 6, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes New Contractor Members!

NFCA welcomes Interior/Exterior Specialist, Scotts Mills, OR and

Isolation 4 Saisons, Repentigny, Quebec, as NFCA Contractor Members.

Feb. 27, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes Southwest Specialty Coatings, Inc.

NFCA welcomes Southwest Specialty Coatings, Inc., North Las Vegas, NV, as a NFCA Contractor Member.

Feb. 22, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes EastCoast Applicators, Inc.

NFCA welcomes EastCoast Applicators, Inc., Palm Bay, FL as a NFCA Contractor Member.

Feb. 14, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes Thermospray of Lexington, Inc.

NFCA welcomes Thermospray of Lexington, Inc., Lexington, KY, as a NFCA Contractor Member.

Feb. 12, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes Olympic Companies, Inc.

NFCA welcomes Olympic Companies, Inc., Minnetonka, MN, as a NFCA Contractor Member.

Feb. 2, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes D^2 Fireproofing Solutions

NFCA welcomes D^2 Fireproofing Solutions, Manhattan, MT, as a NFCA Associate Member.

Jan. 24, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes Ecofoam Insulation Ltd.

NFCA welcomes Ecofoam Insulation Ltd., Bay Roberts, NL, as a NFCA Contractor Member.

Jan. 23, 2018 - NFCA Free Webinar Series "UL Fire Resistance Testing & What it Means to You"

Luke Woods, Principal Engineer, Fire Resistance and Containment, UL, presents "UL Fire Resistance Testing & What it Means to You", Beams, Columns, Walls and Firestop Head of Wall Joints. Presentation available in the Members Only Section.

Jan. 22, 2018 - NFCA Welcomes QCA Building Envelope LTD

NFCA welcomes QCA Building Envelope LTD, Winnipeg, MB, as a NFCA Associate Member.

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