Firestop 101: What Every A&E Professional Should Know

Program Overview:

This course explains the need for firestop and provides an overview of how the building codes are addressing the issue.

The following objectives will be covered:

-Understand what firestop is and why it’s needed
-Know the applicable code requirements related to firestopping
-Understand firestop system testing and listing
-Understand how firestop fits into the specification, design, and construction process

AIA Information:

Provider – Hilti, Inc.
AIA Course ID – FIRESTOP101
Length – 1 hour
AIA Credits – 1 Health Safety and Welfare (HSW) Learning Unit

Register here.

Access Code Development – CBSC Code Advisory Committee Meeting on Feb. 28 and Tentative Meeting on March 1

Access Code Development – CBSC Code Advisory Committee Meeting on Feb. 28 and Tentative Meeting on March 1

The code change proposals developed during the Division of the State Architect stakeholder meetings that occurred August through November 2016 will be reviewed and discussed at the California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) Code Advisory Committee meeting on Feb. 28, 2017 and, if necessary, on March 1, 2017. Public comments may be submitted to the CBSC prior to the meeting, or may be presented verbally during the meeting. An agenda and meeting documents are available on the CBSC website.

Please continue to monitor the DSA Access 2016 webpage for information pertaining to the 2016 Intervening Code Adoption Cycle.

Please contact DSAcommunication@dgs.ca.gov with any questions about this information.