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FCIA webinars focus on qualified firestop contractors

Firestopping featured

The Firestop Contractors International Association (FCIA) offers monthly webinars and an upcoming session focuses on the need for properly qualified contractors during firestop system construction. The upcoming session will take place on March 25 from 10 to 11 a.m. and is entitled “An In-Depth Look at the FM 4991 Standard for the Approval of Firestop Contractors and UL/UCL-qualified Contractor Programs.”

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WDMA to hold first ever event tailored to architectural doors


The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) is holding its inaugural National Architectural Door Conference this April. Preceding the Door and Hardware Institute (DHI) Convention on April 29 in Baltimore, Maryland, the one-day event will include the results of the 2015 “Architectural Door U.S. Market Study,” as well as the updated architectural door product category rules (PCRs), and the new developments in the sustainability and standards arenas impacting architectural door manufacturers and suppliers.

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CFSEI design awards open for entries

CFSEI 2014 Design Excellence Award

The Cold-formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) is accepting entries for its Design and Distinguished Service Awards next month. The awards will recognize and honour projects and individuals who have impacted the cold-formed steel (CFS) industry. They will be judged on demonstrated excellence and achievement in the use of CFS based on design creativity, technical innovation, system efficiency and economy, and constructability.

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