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Events organized for the BC Chapter of SFPE

Code of Confidence: Decoding ASTM E2307 and understanding how it ties into the new 2024 BCBC requirements for Perimeter Fire Barrier Protection


DIV7 and STI Firestop is pleased to offer a comprehensive seminar on STI (Specified Technologies Inc) Perimeter Fire Barrier Systems. This instructional seminar builds on our field experience and testing expertise to redefine ULC-S115 - Standard for Firestop Systems to meet the new ASTM E2307 standard for Perimeter Fire Barrier Protection enacted into the 2020 NBC, 2024 BCBC and soon VBBL.

STI Seminar to discuss…WHAT, WHY and WHO

Start date: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2024 - 12:00

Fire Education initiatives from Seneca Polytechnic




Langara Golf Club

6706 Alberta Street, Vancouver, BC, V3K 3M6



$40 (please pay at event)


Presentation Synposis:

Start date: 
Monday, February 26, 2024 - 18:00

Design Safety Considerations for Passenger Rail Transit-Oriented Developments (TOD)


Aaron Akotuah, MASc, P.Eng., C.P, Senior Engineer-Jensen Hughes.

Start date: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2024 - 12:00

Investigating Existing Software Tools and Schema Integration into Existing BIM-to-FSE Workflows

This presentation is Part 2 of a research series from the SFPE Foundation, in conjunction with the SFPE NCR Chapter.



This webinar will talk about the findings from the “Fire Protection Engineering and BIM Integration” research project. The webinar will address three concepts including: software, data, and interoperability. The webinar will go over results from 35+ stakeholder interviews, the problems these stakeholders encounter, and suggestions for improvements to the software workflows. 

Start date: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 - 12:00

Upgrading and Refurbishing Existing Buildings: The role in affordability

Presentation Synopsis:

The refurbishment of existing buildings represents around 50% of the volume of construction activity in Canada. After a significant re-engineering of buildings codes into objectives and functional statements the NBCC has still to include a process for existing buildings.

Start date: 
Tuesday, November 21, 2023 - 12:00


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