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Firestop 201: What Every A&E Professional Should Know

8:00 AM to 8:30 AM Advocacy News
Featured speakers:
John Nunnari, Executive Director of AIA/MA
(when available) John Bennett, State Building Inspector, DPS /BBRS

This is a brief report on codes and regulatory activities including the status of pending legislation and Building Code / regulatory changes of interest to Owners, Developers, Architects, and Engineers. Topics include the status of Codes by Boards that oversee areas of building construction and coordination of codes (BCCC).

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Presentation
Firestop 201: What Every A&E Professional Should Know
Guest Speaker: Christopher Allington, Lead Fire Protection Specialist, Hilti North America
Special Guest: Christopher Lynch, Code Red Consultants

For this fourth session of the 2018 Codes Committee’s annual cycle of code presentations, Chris Allington of Hilti North America will focus on code and construction requirements for firestop.

Chris will discuss a number of topics related to firestop for Buildings, including understanding the “what and why;” code requirements; system testing, listings, and engineering judgments; proper specification, design, and construction of firestop; Building Code Changes; and third party firestop inspection.

As a complement to the presentation our speaker will provide a PDF to all attendees who request it.

This meeting may also be attended via video-conferencing – but CEUs are through self-reporting. To join remotely, go to, run Zoom Launcher, and use Meeting ID: 473-355-5948

To learn more about the Codes Committee, visit

The co-chairs of the BSA Codes Committee are:
Tarica Leskiw AIA, CBT Architects, [email protected]
Andrew Kollar AIA, Fused Studios [email protected]
Drake Jacobs AIA, Group One Partners [email protected]

For those who qualify, 1.5 LU/HSWs are available.

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