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Spotlight on Location – The Burn / 014

Bang, getting started early… 5:55 AM Grover Cleveland rest area New Jersey Turnpike with STI Firestop, multi media specialist, Jason Nappi… https://www.youtube.com/user/jasonnappi86 We’re getting started early, creeping while Hilti is sleeping!!! Jobsite Jhonny on location, 111 Murray St. with our … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Fire Protection for Underslab Curtain Wall Anchors

Curtain wall connections or anchor points located beneath the floor slab can be subjected to direct fire exposure that can compromise their integrity. The UL Guide Information for Category XHDG, Perimeter Fire-Containment Systems has included general specifications for the protection … Continue reading

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Spotlight on professional firestop installers

Plumbers, HVAC contractors, sprinkler contractors, electricians, fire alarm installers, cable installers… What do they all have in common? In the course of their work, they will probably penetrate fire or smoke rated barriers. In virtually all cases, either the law … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Perimeter Fire Barrier Protection

I was fortunate enough to receive additional training at STI HQ recently on perimeter fire barrier protection (a/k/a curtainwall firestopping) from Eric Lacroix, our Director of Strategic Accounts and resident Curtain Wall Specialist, a/k/a GURU! Eric hit on EVERYTHING that STI does well when it … Continue reading

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Spotlight on training and a firestop spray tip

“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers STI Firestop has recently invested in ongoing training for their employees in a number of areas. Even after employees have … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Sharpening your Ax – AIA / CES Continuing Education

Recently I have found myself giving more presentations and trainings about the key points in firestopping. Yesterday I received an email after one of my presentations that I had given at an architectural firm which read, “Thank you for the … Continue reading

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