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Winsupply is Proud to Support AFSA38

Winsupply is a leading supplier of Fire Protection Supplies and Fabricating Services in the USA. Headquartered in Dayton Ohio, the privately held company has nearly 600 wholesaling locations in 45 states and offers entrepreneurs the unique opportunity to own a meaningful part of a local business. Collectively, Winsupply is known …

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ITM Forms Updated

Documents Revised for 2011 Edition of NFPA 25  The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has unveiled updated inspection, testing and maintenance (ITM) report forms to the 2011 edition of NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, from the previously available NFPA 25, 2008 …

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AFSA Apprentices Win Big at ABC NCC

Eckert Wins Gold; Patch Wins Silver  The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) was well represented at the 32nd Annual Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) National Craft Championship (NCC) held in Long Beach, California, during the ABC national convention. Two AFSA apprentices won big during the ABC competition: Richard Eckert with …

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High-Rise Standpipe Design

A Case History  In my previous standpipe article (see the July/August 2016 issue of Sprinkler Age), I discussed the following issues in standpipe system design:1. When are standpipes required and what are the installation requirements?2. What type of standpipe system is required?3. Where are the required hose outlets located?4. What …

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Thank You for Your Support!

Members Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries  As the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) celebrates its 38th anniversary in 2019, we also recognize those members who are celebrating milestone membership anniversaries. The member companies featured have belonged to AFSA for 15 or more years of continuous membership.  Several members are celebrating milestone anniversaries …

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Online Award Nominations Now Available

Nominate Those Who Have Made an Impact on the Fire Sprinkler Industry  The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) recognizes those individuals who have given extraordinary support to furthering the advancement and awareness of fire sprinklers. The prestigious Henry S. Parmelee award, esteemed Fire Sprinkler Advocate of the Year award, highly …

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