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Course 1:

Showcase-Quality Exposed Fireproof Columns

Sponsored By: Black Rock Fireproof Column – A Division of United Steel

Description: Structural fire protection guards essential structural components from the devastating effects of fire. This course discusses some of the types of passive fire protection methods that are available. Examined in depth are the composition, manufacture, finishes, and design and installation considerations of prefabricated fireproof structural columns designed for exposed exterior and interior load-bearing applications.

Presented by: Kyle Corneau, Black Rock Fireproof Column

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Course 2:

Showcase-Quality Exposed Fireproof Columns

Sponsored By: Black Rock Fireproof Column – A Division of United Steel

Description: Structural fire protection guards essential structural components from the devastating effects of fire. This course examines the various active and passive fire protection methods that are available. Examined in depth are the composition, manufacture, finishes, and design and installation considerations of prefabricated fireproof structural columns designed for exposed exterior and interior load bearing applications.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the difference between active and passive fire protection and strategies used in commercial building design
  2. Define the applications, composition, shapes, features, and standards related to prefabricated fireproof structural columns
  3. State the design and erection considerations related to prefrabricated fireproof columns, including column design, allowable safe loads, and through-shell connections
  4. Discuss the lifetime cost savings that can be realized by utilizing prefabricated fireproof columns versus rigid board encasement, intumescent paint, and spray-applied coatings

Design Category (CSI Division): (13) Special Construction

AIBD Division: Building Design

AIA Course Number: BRK13A

RCEP Course Number: 150216

Delivery Format: Narrated Video

Device Format: Desktop/Laptop/Tablet

Course & Quiz Details: 10 Multiple Choce and True/False Questions
A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion.

Course 3:

Aesthetically Designed, Durable Prefabricated Fireproof Columns Provide Passive Fire Protection

Structural fire protection guards essential structural components from the devastating effects of fire. This course discusses the types of passive fire protection methods that are available and examines the composition, manufacture, finishes, design, and installation considerations of prefabricated fireproof structural columns designed for exposed exterior and interior load-bearing applications.

Course 4:

Structural Steel: Sustainability & Fireproofing

Sponsored By: Black Rock Fireproof Column – A Division of United Steel

Description: With the ever-increasing focus on the sustainable built environment, building owners, architects, engineers, and contractors are incorporating structural steel into their designs. Presented here is a comprehensive view of the cradle-to-cradle structural steel supply chain from a sustainability perspective. Also discussed are steel production and design, steel’s potential contribution to LEED v4 credits, thermal capacity, and the environmental and life cycle benefits of prefabricated fireproof steel columns.

Presented by: Education Coordinator, Black Rock Fireproof Column

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GBCI Info: Course# AEC1217

GBCI CE Hours: 1.50

USGBC/GBCI approved for GBCI CE Hours. Course approval #0920019066

Lunch & Learn Course Information

Our Lunch and Learn courses are live, high-impact trainings led by expert instructors from Black Rock Fireproof. 

Topics Include: 

  • Active and passive fire protection strategies in commercial building design. 
  • Applications, composition, shapes, features, and standards related to prefabricated fireproof columns.
  • Design and erection considerations related to prefabricate fireproof columns, including column design calculations, allowable safe loads, and through-shell connections. 
  • the lifetime cost savings realized by using prefabricated fireproof columns versus rigid board encasement, intumescent paint, and spray-applied coatings.

Attendees will also receive a 1-hour continuing education credit from The American Institute of Architects.

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