What to Look For in a FLS Professional

ICB HVAC Fire Life Safety technician, supervisor and contractor certifications are accredited through the American National Standard Institute (ANSI), and it is the first and only ANSI-recognized program in the HVAC Fire Life Safety scope. Rigorous educational courses take place independently at 165 training centers nationwide, followed by proctored, comprehensive written exams.

ICB-certified fire and smoke damper professionals possess the knowledge and skills required to inspect and test fire and smoke dampers installed in HVAC systems. ICB-certified smoke control systems professionals have competency in controls, smoke management and stairway pressurization.

ICB/TABB is the first program to gain ANSI accreditation under ISO 17024 for certification in the HVAC testing, adjusting and balancing and fire life safety industry. ICB/TABB certification is a statement that the technician, supervisor and contractor possess the knowledge and skills required to do the job.

With lives at stake every day, more and more state, county, city and other municipalities are mandating that inspections be conducted by ICB-certified professionals to ensure proper functioning of these vital fire and smoke dampers and smoke control systems.