Engineering A Fire Safe World

Passive Performance Criteria & Combustible Cladding

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Toronto Board of Trade, First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario
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(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • For members of our Chapter who are also members of SFPE International in good standing. Eligible members will be emailed an access code and must register AND pay by the Friday preceding the event.
  • For all members of our Chapter. Must register AND pay by the Friday preceding the event.
  • For all Junior and Senior members of our Chapter, and Past Presidents of our Chapter.
  • For all members of our Chapter.
  • For all non-members of our Chapter.

Registration opens to the public on January 23rd. Advanced registration for all Chapter Members and Colleagues begins on January 16th.
Registration is closed


Tony Crimi, P.Eng., MASc.
A.C. Consulting Solutions Inc.

Tony Crimi, P.Eng., MASc., is a registered professional engineer and founder of A.C. Consulting Solutions Inc., specializing in building- and fire-related codes, standards, and product development activities in the United States, Canada, and Europe. Working with manufacturers and industry associations, he advocates for approval and safe use of materials and products, and for their code recognition. Tony has more than three decades of experience in the area of codes, standards, testing, and conformity assessment with ULC, where he served as Vice-President & Chief Engineer. He is an active participant in International Code Council (ICC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), ASTM, ULC, UL, and ISO Standards committees, and is the immediate past-chair of the National Building Code of Canada (NBC) Standing Committee on Fire Protection, and has served several cycles on as a member or Chair for the Ontario Building Code part 3 Technical Advisory Committee.


The objective of this seminar is to clarify the relationship between various passive fire performance parameters in the Canadian Code context, and to provide an update on key potential NBCC 2020 changes.

This seminar will include discussion on:

  • Overview of Fire Resistance ratings, reaction to fire testing, and non-combustibility in the Canadian Code context
  • Review current NBCC & OBC Code requirements for use of Combustible Claddings
  • Discussion of key proposals being processed for NBCC 2020


12:00 AM to 12:15 PM Registration & Reception
12:15 PM to 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM to 2:15 PM Presentation & Questions


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