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We Can Work It Out

Home Fire Sprinkler Advocates and Homebuilders Team Up to Secure Landmark Sprinkler Ordinance How did they do it? That was my burning question when news broke in February that the Las Vegas City Council had unanimously approved a requirement to include fire sprinklers in all new homes under 5,000 ft2 …

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YPY Honorable Mention: Christopher Crivello, PE

Crivello Receives Young Professional of the Year Honorable Mention AFSA’s NextGen Initiative is pleased to announce that Christopher Crivello, PE is an Honorable Mention winner for the Young Professional of the Year award. Crivello, principal and partner of RAN Fire Protection Engineering, PC, Albany, New York, has dedicated his life …

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YPY Honorable Mention: Stuart Weeks

Weeks Receives Young Professional of the Year Honorable Mention AFSA’s NextGen Initiative is pleased to announce that Stuart Weeks has been selected as an Honorable Mention winner for its Young Professional of the Year award. Weeks began his fire protection career in January of 2000 and is currently with American …

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AFSA Announces New Colorado Chapter

AFSA Members Band Together in the Centennial State Adding strength to numbers, the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA), the nation’s leading fire sprinkler industry group, is pleased to announce the recent formation of its Colorado Chapter. In December 2017, four AFSA contractor members took the official first step by signing …

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Coffey Takes Home Gold at ABC

AFSA Contractor Member Apprentices Sweep Competition The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) was well represented and swept the competition at the 31st Annual Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) National Craft Championship (NCC) held in Long Beach, California, March 18-22. Bryant Hamilton Coffey won first place and a gold medal in …

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Seismic Bracing of CPVC Pipe

Don’t Overlook This Requirement Fire sprinkler systems in areas subjected to seismic activity – earthquakes! – must be provided with a means to protect them from damage. The ability of the seismic protection to keep the sprinkler system operational after an earthquake is a matter of some significance and is …

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Jumping Into the Fire?

Considerations Before Entering the Fire Alarm Systems Market More and more fire sprinkler contractors are looking to the fire alarm systems market to add a new stream of revenue to their businesses as well as to help differentiate their service capabilities from that of their competitors. It seems logical, doesn’t …

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