Tag Archives: STI Firestop

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 Shrinkage

The Incredible Shrinking… Firestop Sealant? May 16, 2017 by James P. Stahl Jr., CFPS, CDT, Vice President & General Manager, Engineering and Emerging Businesses Do firestop sealants shrink? This is a question that has been bandied about at various industry … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Action

ACTION… We took some ACTION and got involved in the NJSA golf committee… Thank you to Matt from GAR our gracious host at his facility in South Plainfield they specialize in servicing the aerial work platform needs of contractors, sub-contractors, … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Engineering

Rainy Friday addition of The Burn… we have to get on the road and go help our good friend Richie Jenkins from JLE with an engineering judgment…  we’re on our way buddy! OK… we’re at on location again, in the … Continue reading

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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 Non-Compliant Overfilled Cable Sleeves

Restore Compliance to Non-Compliant Overfilled Cable Sleeves with Specified Technologies, Inc.’s New EZ-Path® Retrofit Device SOMERVILLE, NEW JERSEY (Jan. 23, 2017) – Specified Technologies, Inc. (STI), an innovative leader in the firestop industry, announces a new addition to the EZ-Path® … 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 membrane penetrations

A couple of weeks ago, I received the following email… “Please review the inspectors deficiency report and provide us an Engineering Judgment similar to what you sent me just for a 1″ insulated copper pipe, but it penetrates only one side … Continue reading

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Spotlight on healthcare facilities

Firestop is typically installed in areas that you do not want to disrupt if you don’t have to, especially in healthcare facilities. I was recently at a healthcare “summit” where there were different panels for discussion regarding healthcare facility concerns. There … 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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