What if you could find a good firestop installer, or firestop special inspector with a few simple questions? Its not quite that easy, but this Flashback Friday will certainly shed some light on a question that all people in the firestop industy should be able to answer. Check it out and let me know what you think.
What do rugby and firestop have in common? Well, this Flashback Friday from 2016 might answer that question for you.
This video is fabulous if you want to better understand firestop failures. I often share this in classes that is how important this is. I hope you take time to check this out.
If you work in healthcare construction you know that it is unique in the construction realm.
I’m not posting this to knock THIS contractor because there are plenty of projects in the US that have similar issues but didn’t get the press. I have been involved with the remediation of some of them. But this girl doesn’t kiss and tell.
But check out this flashback and learn from these lessons.
If you want to learn from mistakes, that can get expensive. If you want to learn from others mistakes or just learn from our Firestop Coffee Break Training please visit our growing list of training offerings. https://firestop-coffee-break-training.mykajabi.com
On this Flashback Friday I want to share a video that I often share in classes. This shows what happens when things are not firestopped properly. This is an excellent video. I only wish they went into more details about the improper firestop installations. Please have a watch and share your thoughts on this.
Since we spent the week talking about different fire resistance rated assemblies, it seems only fitting to have a flashback Friday talking about compartmentation with this oldie but goodie that I shared back in 2016.
If you make this mistake, you will be LUCKY if your fire sprinklers leak.
Before you call me crazy, check out this blog post in today’s Flashback Friday and make sure your teams know about this issue.
Imagine you have a catastrophic fire loss on your building.
You pay your insurance BUT your insurance company doesn’t need to pay because you screwed up.
Here is a Flashback Friday on exactly how this could happen. See the link if you are curious to learn more.
But imagine as the firestop industry develops, the requirement for special inspection and all the code changes that impact how you build. What if you don’t comply with the building codes and you can be held accountable in a similar way? Scary huh? That is why we are creating more and more firestop training designed to help you not only KNOW the codes, but apply them to your work in the field.
If you want to protect your team by helping them learn please we have heaps of resources from our YouTube channel to our training app where you can find free and fee based courses. https://firestop-coffee-break-training.mykajabi.com
Here is a part 4 of a blog post from 2016 that we wanted to bring back to your attention. If you work on projects with large ducts, please read this and let me know what you think. What else do you want to learn about?