Tag Archives: firestopping

Spotlight on Scott Greenwald

Construction industry veteran joins STI Firestop Scott Greenwald has recently joined STI Firestop’s NY-NJ Metropolitan team, he will be partnering with me as a fellow Territory Manager. Scott is a fine person and a real professional. He brings with him … 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 Family & Teamwork

On Thursday, April 28, 2016, millions of workplaces, employees, parents and children celebrated the 23rd year anniversary of the Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work® Day program which encourages girls and boys across the country to dream without gender limitations … Continue reading

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Spotlight on DIIM for firestopping

Life Safety Digest (LSD) is a big part of the FCIA’s strategy to educate about the importance of the ‘DIIM’ for firestopping and effective compartmentation. I was happy to be able to contribute an article to the most recent edition of LSD. Click … Continue reading

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Spotlight on firestopping conduit risers

Firestopping conduit risers has always been a challenge for electrical contractors on high-rise construction projects. Typically anywhere from 8-20, 4″ conduits rise through the building, originating in the basement and continuing up the building through fire-rated floors.  There are a … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Solutions: Composite Sheet

If there were one thing (and there were many) that Mark Nunn taught me, it is to sell solutions, not products. One of our last jobs together was at one of the new NYC Sanitation buildings. It was toward the … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Firestopping as required by Building & Safety Codes

Firestopping is well defined and mandated in the major building and safety codes. The codes are not static documents and typically change throughout a three year cycle, and accordingly STI Firestop has recently updated our guide document to reflect the most … Continue reading

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