Free ASPE Member Webinar on Firestopping Will Be Held on April 21

On April 21 at noon CDT, Jim LeStage, Specification Sales Manager at Reliance Worldwide Corp. (RWC), will present a one-hour webinar titled “Firestopping Vertical and Horizontal Penetrations,” and registration is open at ASPE Education.

This webinar will explain the purpose of firestopping, how to ensure proper firestopping, manufactured vs. built-in-place systems, and ideal firestopping methods. After this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Understand what firestopping is and its importance in design
  • Recognize the advantages of manufactured systems vs. built-in-place systems
  • Identify correctly applied systems
  • Effectively update your plumbing specifications

This webinar is free for ASPE members thanks to the generous sponsorship of RWC. Nonmembers can register for $35. (Not an ASPE member? Join now to take advantage of all of our member benefits.)

Visit ASPE Education to register.

One PDH or 0.1 CEU will be awarded to attendees for participation in this one-hour webinar.

About the Speaker

Jim LeStage currently holds the position of Specification Sales Manager at Reliance Worldwide Corporation (RWC). Building on his experience with HoldRite as Specification Sales Manager and co-inventor of the rapidly growing HoldRite #117 No-Hub Fitting Restraints, Jim continues to make significant contributions to RWC’s growth and success within its brands (SharkBite, HoldRite, Cash Acme, John Guest, EZ-Flo, Eastman). Prior to his tenure at HoldRite, Jim worked for nearly 10 years in new construction as a plumbing foreman in Southern California. He successfully completed a variety of projects including the California State University Riverside Pierce Hall Science Building, the County of Riverside Forensics Laboratory, and a variety of mid-rise multifamily housing projects. Jim holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from California State University San Marcos.

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