Friday / February 21, 2020 / 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Masonry Seminar Series: Firestopping Considerations for Masonry Walls

Conference center adjacent to AIA Chicago office, 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 260, Chicago

Masonry walls need special attention when it comes to fire ratings. Masonry walls have control joints, head of wall detailing, and penetration location concerns with regard to bond beams. Corey Zussman, AIA, Director of Quality Assurance at Pepper Construction Company in Chicago, will discuss all aspects of a fire penetrations, coordination, and dynamic head-of-wall fire stopping joint and explain how to calculate, choose, and specify the correct head-of-wall fire stopping tested assembly(s) and further examine and understand the documentation that comes with a tested fire joint system.

Lunch is included.


  • 11:30 am         Check-in, lunch, seating
  • 11:50 am         Introductions
  • 12:00 pm         Seminar
  • 1:00 pm           Program concludes

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