From left, Richard Ferrara, Architectural Services of the USG Corporation, NY; John Dalton, technical service manager of W. R. Grace & Co. of Cambridge, MA; Bill McHugh, executive director of the National Fireproo ng Contractors Association of Hillside, IL; Phil Mancusco, technical services manager of Isolatek International of Stanhope, NJ; Sandy Addison, associate executive director of the National Fireproo ng Contractors Association of Hillside, IL; Sean Younger, senior market manager-Fireproofing of Carboline of St. Louis, MO; Jonathan Wohl, trustee of the Construction Advancement Institute in Tarrytown, NY; and Laurel Brunelle, program director of the Construction Advancement Institute in Tarrytown, NY.
TARRYTOWN, NY—More than 50 fireproofing professionals attended a daylong seminar at the DoubleTree Hotel here on Nov. 10 to gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of a wide variety of fire prevention and firestopping.
Topics included International Code Council’s Building Code re-quirements for fireproofing and fire resistance with gypsum barriers; fire resistance and test standards for fireproofing; beams, columns, horizontal assemblies; firestopping – design and installation; International Building Code 2006/2009 special inspection for fireproofing – International Building Code 2012 special inspection for restopping.
The program was sponsored by the National Fireproofing Contractors Association of Hillside, IL, and the Tarrytown (NY)-based Construction Advancement Institute of Westchester & Mid-Hudson Region. The list of attendees included building code officials, fire marshals, fireproofing contractors and firestopping contractors, architects and manufacturers.
For more information about this or future professional development programs sponsored by the Construction Advancement Institute, contact Laurel Brunelle at (914) 631-1033 or firstname.lastname@example.org.