The NFCA represents fireproofing contractors and manufacturers, equipment suppliers, inspection agencies, who install, inspect or provide passive fire protection for structures as required by building codes for the preservation of life safety. Member fireproofing contractors install Sprayed Fire-Resistive Material (SFRM), Intumescent Fire-Resistive Material (IFRM) and fireproofing board and wrap products to complex listings and manufacturers instructions.
The NFCA works to improve the proper use and application of industry products through development of standard practices and educational programs for both product users and members.
NEW FOR 2022 - FREE NFCA Fire-Resistance Webinar Recording.- Contractors, inspection agencies, code officials, specifiers, fire inspectors, get a detailed look at structural fireproofing. Check out fire test standards ASTM E119, UL 263 and CAN/ULC-S-101. Testing products - in a full scale furnace with loads applied where applicable - proves fire-resistance. FREE NFCA Fire-Resistance Education PPT Slides
June 27, 2022 - Register now for NFCA's JULY Free Webinar: NFCA CAP & UL Program Review; and Special Award of Excellence High Rise winner presentation.
June 20, 2022 - If you missed NFCA June Webinar "Fireproofing Surface Preparation" go to the Members Only section to see recording and slide presetation.
June 6, 2022 - NFCA May Webinar "2022 AOE Winning Entries" recording now posted in the Members Only section.
June 2, 2022 - NFCA Announces Virtual IFRM & SFRM Education/Exams - Save the Date, November 9-11, 2022. Additional information available soon.
May 31, 2022 - NFCA's MAY ENEWS, now available! READ HERE
May 27, 2022 - Register now for NFCA's JUNE Free Webinar: Fireproofing Surface Preparation. Join NFCA and participating NFCA Manufacturer Members in this important discussion.
May 20, 2022 - NFCA Handbook of Fireproofing Knowledge (HAFK) Available! NFCA's HAFK is an important resource tool. Contractor and Inspector personnel, NFCA Members pay $195, saving $500 off non member price. It's FREE for Governmental Code Officials, Specifiers, Independent or with Design Firms as a service to the industry. CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW
May 16, 2022 - Don't forget to sign up for the May 24th FREE NFCA webinar. Details HERE
May 9, 2022 - NFCA's monthly FREE Webinar topics just added! Go to the "Events" Tab above for more details.
May 4, 2022 - Check out NFCA's April ENEWS - Available here
May 2, 2022 - NFCA 2022 Week of Learning presentations now posted in the Members Only section.
April 22, 2022- NFCA 2022 Presidential Awards and Award of Excellence winners. For Full List - Click Here
April 18, 2022 - NFCA's Week of Learning Kicked off April 18th, VIrtual Attendees can join in on Thursday, April 21! Go to Events pageto sign up.
April 5, 2022 - 2 Weeks til NFCA's Week of Learning April 18-22, 2022. SPECIAL EVENT ADDED! GO to the Events page for complete details.
March 28, 2022 - NFCA's Executive Director Bill McHugh and Consultant Rich Walke attend the ICC code hearings in Rochester, N.Y. this week. Don't miss NFCA's Week of Learning for a summary of the hearings.
March 24, 2022 - NFCA's March ENEWS if available now. Read it HERE!
March 21, 2022 - NFCA's March Webinar "Compare and Contrast Fire-Resistance & Reaction to Fire Test Standards" was attended by over (100)! If you missed, it, Member's can view a recording and ppt presentation by going to the Member's Only section.
March 17, 2022 - NFCA's Week of Learning is April 18-22, 2022. GO to the Events page for complete details
March 12, 2022 - NFCA Handbook of Fireproofing Knowledge (HAFK) Available! NFCA's HAFK is an important resource tool. Contractor and Inspector personnel, NFCA Members pay $195, saving $500 off non member price. It's FREE for Governmental Code Officials, Specifiers, Independent or with Design Firms as a service to the industry. CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW
March 7, 2022 - Register for the March 17th FREE Webinar "Compare and Contrast Fire-Resistance & Reaction to Fire Test Standards" click Here for more details
March 3, 2022 - NFCA 2022 Award of Excellence submissions are now in and going to the judging panel. If you didn't make the Feb. 28 deadline, contact Kriston to get your CALL FOR ENTRIES submission accepted late.
February 28, 2022 - READ NFCA's February ENEWS HERE!
February 28, 2022 - NFCA provides industry with reasons why fireproofing needs to be installed by fireproofing workers that understand fire and life safety.
February 25, 2022 - NFCA's 2022 Week of Learning Registration is NOW OPEN. For more information about NFCA Fireproofing Education & Exams, NFCA Annual Conference, click HERE.
February 14, 2022 - DON'T FORGET ABOUT THE NFCA 2022 Award of Excellence CALL FOR ENTRIES 2022 for NFCA Contractor Members DEADLINE Feb. 28, 2022!
February 7, 2022 - NFCA Contractors - There's still time to submit your project for the 2022 Award of Excellence. Click Here for Entry Form! Deadline 2/28/22
February 5, 2022 -Fireproofing Contractors & Fireproofing Inspection Agencies, prepare for NFCA's SFRM and IFRM Fireproofing Exams to become NFCA and UL DRI's and prove competence as Fireproofing Inspectors.
NFCA Handbook of Fireproofing Knowledge (HAFK) Available! NFCA's HAFK is an important resource tool. Contractor and Inspector personnel, NFCA Members pay $195, saving $500 off non member price. It's FREE for Governmental Code Officials, Specifiers, Independent or with Design Firms as a service to the industry. CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW
January 26, 2022 - READ NFCA's January ENEWS HERE!
January 18, 2022 - NFCA Webinar attendees, anyone else, check out this summary of code actions from ICC's Cycle A Code Development Process. Full scale fire-testing with a load applied, is already required according to the ICC Code Action Committee's decisions to Disapprove our proposal FS1, 2, 4. .
January 13, 2022 - Registration Open for NFCA IFRM & SFRM NFCA IFRM & SFRM VIRTUAL Fireproofing Education and Exams. Fireproofing Inspection agencies, prove competence by passing the NFCA Fireproofing Exams! Want to separate your company from the rest? Register HERE to start the process getting your company NFCA IFRM and or SFRM Accredited!
January 12, 2022 - Save the date for NFCA's Week of Learning in Tempe, AZ April 18-22. NFCA's IFRM & SFRM LIVE Education & Exams is April 18-20, and NFCA Educational Conference, April 21, 22.
January 11, 2022 - NFCA was saddened to hear about the Brooklyn, NY fire tragedy and loss of life. NFCA believes that alarm systems, sprinkler suppression systems, sgtructural fire protection and effective compartmentation, plus occupant education keeps people safe in buildings.
January 9, 2022 - UL's Qualified SFRM Fireprofing Contractor Program (UL QSFRMP) includes a NFCA DRI, and a third party audit of the company management system - a big honor. Specifiers. reqruire this in MasterFormat section 07-81-00 Applied Fireproofing. Contractors, check out the UL QSFRMP program and use it as an adavntage over the competition.
January 8, 2022 -NFCA 2022 Award of Excellence CALL FOR ENTRIES 2022 for NFCA Contractor Members
January 4, 2022 - READ NFCA's December ENEWS HERE!
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