CPD Offering – Hilti – Introduction to Firestopping Theory and more – December 2021

Presentation Topic: Introduction to Firestopping Theory and more

Date: December 8, 2021

Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm (PST)

Registration Fee: No Charge (Maximum 50 registrants)

Further details about the event, including a meeting link, will be sent to you 1 day prior to the event when you register.

Registration: Click here to register

CPD Eligibility: 3 point – Category A4


Presentation Overview:

This webinar will provide an introduction to firestop theory, an overview of current Building Code requirements, information on typical applications, edge of slab curtain wall firestopping, useful practices for ensuring code compliance, an update in CAN/ULC-S115 regarding non-combustible pipe penetrations in wood frame buildings, information on how to read a UL drawing & review of resources to source appropriate firestop systems, understanding what is a firestop custom detail and when they are required, and best practices for building inspections.


Sreeni Gopinath is one of the two Fire Protection Specialists with Hilti Canada and largely looks after the business development of Firestop Business for contractors in Lower Mainland, Victoria and Okanagan providing technical support, training & site visits

He has been with Hilti Canada for the past 3.5 years & served in the capacity of Account Manager for Building Construction trade, prior to the current role as Fire Protection Specialist & has extensive direct sales experience spanning over 17 years in the field of Construction, Oil & Gas & Hospitality sector

Sreeni Gopinath holds a Bachelors in technology degree from Thompson Rivers University and a Master’s in Business Administration from S.P Jain School of Global Management, Australia.


Organization Overview: 

Hilti Group was founded in 1941, evolving from a small family start-up to a trusted global business. Today, Hilti is still family-owned, with its global headquarters in the Principality of Liechtenstein, where Martin Hilti established the company more than 75 years ago.