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AFSA Technical Challenges

May/June 2021 Answers and Explanations Each issue, AFSA’s Engineering & Technical Services Department presents technical challenges. Besides testing yourself and your co-workers, these exercises are excellent preparation for professional certification tests and also may count as continuing education hours. Check with your certification organization to see if this exercise meets …

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NFPA Celebrates 125 Years

Recognizing Over a Century of Protecting People and Property The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year and plans to commemorate the momentous milestone through a series of events and initiatives that reflect the steadfast commitment to fire, electrical, and life safety by the Association. …

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AFSA Welcomes Joshua McDonald, CFPS

New Technical Programs Specialist Enhances Engineering & Technical Services Department DALLAS – The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is pleased to welcome Joshua McDonald, CFPS to its Department of Engineering & Technical Services as technical programs specialist. In this role, he will be responsible for developing, updating, and delivery of technical content. “Joshua brings …

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Steel Prices

What’s Happened and Where are We Going? The staff at the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has been fielding concerns over steel pricing for months and while no one has a crystal ball, we have been communicating with steel pipe providers in the hope of providing members with some guidance. …

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