This page is designed to serve those contractors working in the passive fire protection industry.
Representatives from the International Firestop Council are available to the media to serve as expert sources for stories on fire protection. IFC can also contribute unpublished, original case studies, white papers and byline articles.
For more information about IFC, to speak to an IFC member, or to request images, please contact the IFC.
Recommended IFC EJ Guidelines – Air Ducts
Recommended IFC EJ Guidelines – Grease Ducts
IFC Guidelines for Evaluating Engineering Judgments – Perimeter Fire Barrier Systems
Yours, Mine or Ours — Who is Responsible for the Firestopping?
Inspection Guidelines for Through-Penetration and Joint Firestop Systems in Fire Resistance Rated Construction – 4th EditionSaving Lives Through Passive Fire Protection
How To Avoid Firestopping Liability
IFC Guidelines for Evaluating Engineering Judgments
The Basics of Passive Fire Protection
Facility Alterations Can Affect Firestop Systems
Is the IBC Meeting its Intent? (FireEngineering.com)
Firestop Systems – by David J. Volk, P.E., “Canadian Consulting Engineer”
Firestopping & Fireblocking: What’s the Difference? – “PM Engineer”
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