Firestop industry conference, trade show
The Firestop Contractors International Assn. (FCIA) will be holding its 13th annual Firestop Industry Conference (FIC) Nov. 6 to 9, 2012.
The Joint Commission’s Anne Guglielmo, engineer, will be one of several featured speakers at The Firestop Contractors International Assn. (FCIA) 13th Annual Firestop Industry Conference and Trade Show (FIC) Nov. 6 to 9, 2012, at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Other education includes smoke control systems, fire resistance, energy codes, International Code Council (ICC), and National Fire Protection Assn. (NFPA) code reports as well as information from the National Research Council of Canada.
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