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Firestop Plan Review & Inspection

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Kootenai County Fire Training Center

5721 E Seltice Way

Post Falls, ID 83854

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This seminar will provide code enforcers and those involved in specification and installation, the knowledge to understand firestopping.

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The seminar is intended to provide code enforcers (AHJs) and those involved in specification and installation the knowledge to understand firestopping to a sufficient degree to be able to ask the right questions and look for the right things when assessing the code compliance of penetrations and joints in fire resistance rated assemblies.

Seminar learning objectives

  • Understand how fire and smoke containment in construction is achieved
  • Know the code requirements for penetration and joint firestopping
  • Understand how firestopping materials are tested and to what standards
  • Understand why a system approach to firestopping is required
  • Be able to determine when the installation techniques meet applicable standards and code requirements

Seminar outline

  • What is firestopping, why is it required?
  • Code requirements (overview)
  • How firestop systems are tested and rated
  • Through-Penetration firestop systems
  • Membrane penetration firestop systems
  • Fire resistant joint systems
  • Perimeter fire containment systems (edge-of-slab joints)
  • Duct enclosure systems
  • Understanding the UL fire resistance directories
  • Firestop installation options
  • Engineering judgments
  • Special inspections and special inspectors
  • Recognizing firestop installation problems
  • Plan review and inspection process recommendations
  • Notable changes in IBC 2009, 2012, 2015
  • IFC-recommended firestop inspection techniques

.7 ICC CEU's / 7 Contact Hours

Audience: Building industry professionals (builders, raters, architects, HVAC, subcontractors, utility representatives, inspectors & code officials)

Questions? Contact TEDL@cdaid.org or 208-769-2261

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Post Falls, ID 83854

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