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International Firestop Council appoints Tesche

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International Firestop Council appoints TeschePatrick Tesche, Telgian’s Vice President of Compartmentalization Services (Firestop) was recently appointed Chair for the International Firestop Council Inspectors Committee.

Created in October 2012, the Inspectors Committee gives inspectors a chance to voice their opinion on the implementation of any new or modified codes and standards. “There was a critical, unmet need for inspectors to develop a method in order to band together and create a stronger, unified voice,” Tesche said. “I’m pleased that the International Firestop Council has provided us this opportunity.”

The International Firestop Council (IFC) is a global nonprofit association of inspectors, installers, distributors, and manufacturers, as well as other key stakeholders who are involved in passive fire protection materials and systems. The IFC provides broad-based education, information, resources, and procedures regarding firestop system selection, performance, installation and inspection to the construction and code-enforcement communities.

For more information about the International Firestop Council, please visit  IFC.

About Telgian

Since 1985, Telgian has grown from a modest firm providing a handful of services, to an international company with locations across the nation, more than 350 employees, and a comprehensive roster of fire protection, engineering and design, life safety, and security services.

Telgian operates two fire, life safety and security companies. These include Telgian Fire Safety, a fire and life safety systems testing and inspections firm and Telgian Engineering & Consulting, an innovative engineering and design firm focusing on risk mitigation solutions, anti-terrorism and active shooter training.

The company services a wide range of industries. In addition to a strong background in retail, Telgian boasts complex, long-term, multi-discipline projects worldwide in sectors including industrial, manufacturing, healthcare, government, hospitality, higher education, restaurant, distribution and warehousing, and commercial properties, and more counts some of the world’s most recognizable corporate names as its clients.

Media and Interview Inquiries:

Susan McNeill, Corporate Communications Manager

Telgian Holdings, Inc.


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