Tag Archives: STI

Spotlight on Life Safety: Cable Overfill

Recently Mark Nunn, Catherine Burgoyne-Clifford (Burgoyne Sales) and I gave life safety and code compliance seminars at the NYC SCA (School Construction Authority). It was awesome to be able to educate and/or reinforce the importance of firestopping on construction projects, particularly those … 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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Spotlight on the No Fly Zone

Lately, there has been great concern regarding the number of penetrating items near fire-restrictive construction joints. This presents a problem because penetrating items that pass through joints can inhibit the ability of the joint to allow for movement. Construction joints … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Thanksgiving

The holiday season is my favorite time of year, and for me, Thanksgiving has always been the “kick off” of that season (although I suspect that some people and retailers have pushed it back to Halloween). With all of the … Continue reading

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Spotlight on 25 Years of Innovative Firestop Solutions

As we prepare for our 25 year anniversary as “the leading global provider of innovative and cost-effective firestop solutions”, I wanted to share this, our Mission with you, our valued partners. We at Specified Technologies Inc. believe that it takes a full … Continue reading

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