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How to Specify & Design Firestop, a Tech Talk with Specified Technologies, Inc.

About This Program

According to the IBC, “…Construction documents shall be of sufficient clarity to indicate the location, nature and extent of the work proposed and show in detail that it will conform to the provisions of this code…as determined by the building official.” Failure to properly to do so can jeopardize life safety and property and result in serious liability. This course is intended to provide architects and specifiers of firestop products and systems with the information and resources they need to meet the intent of the code.

Session Takeaways

  • Recognize the importance of specifying firestop correctly.
  • Identify resources and solutions available to help make firestop specification faster, easier and with lower liability.
  • Recognize the unique challenges of engineering judgments.
  • Identify guidelines and other key resources for obtaining and engineering judgement.

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Learning Units

CSI: 1.0 LU*
*May be submitted for domain specific learning units to CDT recertification, and/or general learning units for CCCA, CCS, and CCPR.

Relevant Practices

Specifying/Information Management
Product Selection/Specification
Quality Assurance/Quality Control