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Join fire testing expert, Fawaz Hashim for a webinar specifically aimed at architects, designers, engineers, façade consultants and specifiers

Are you an architect, designer, engineer, façade consultant or specifier seeking more information about NFPA 285?

Our fire testing experts are here to explain more about NFPA 285 façade testing which is a test standard that measures the flammability characteristics of modern exterior wall assemblies. The performance of exterior walls during fire exposure is a critical element of building construction.

CPD on one hour is available.

What will I learn?

  • A brief history on how the standard came into effect and its adoption within the International Building Code.
  • The test standard: what, how and where it could be used.
  • The test standard: what it isn't!
  • Additional data acquisition for bespoke designed systems
  • Warringtonfire and Al-Futtaim Element's global capabilities
  • Q&A


Fawaz Hashim is a Senior Engineer based in Dubai. He has gained extensive global hands-on testing and reviewing experience including on standard and ad-hoc systems in the fire safety industry through his role as a Fire Testing Engineer . He specializes in propagation fire test rigs to NFPA 285, BS 8414 and ASTM E2307. Fawaz is an associate member of the Institution of Fire Engineers. He is also an active participant with ASTM’s E05 committees on fire and also participates at the European Group of Organisations for Fire Testing, Inspection and Certification (EGOLF). 

The panel will answer questions, which you can submit before or at any time during the webinar.

CPD of one hour is available. You will be awarded your certificate within seven days of the event.