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Sound the Alarm About Fire Safety

Support the Home Fire Preparedness Campaign to Promote Residential Fire Sprinklers The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has partnered up with the American Red Cross again in 2019 to support their annual Home Fire Preparedness Campaign.  Launched in 2014, the Red Cross’ Home Fire Preparedness campaign has installed more than …

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GFSA Reaches Out to the Next Generation

“World of Fire Protection” Presented at CareerExpo In March, the Georgia Fire Sprinkler Association (GFSA) and NextGen Initiative (NGI) again sponsored the World of Fire Protection at the Construction Education Foundation Georgia’s (CEFGA) CareerExpo and SkillsUSA competition. We were excited to improve our efforts and participation from last year’s event. …

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Third-Party Design Firms

Avoiding the Pitfalls “Hire another company to design a project for me that we will be installing? Are you nuts?” These were my first thoughts as a contractor on the idea of hiring someone to help us with our design needs when we were busy. At that time, however, I …

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Low Flow Attic System Design

A New Scope for Roofs with Slope Combustible concealed attics have always been a difficult area for the fire sprinkler industry to adequately protect. Adding to this difficulty is the public perception of failure by automatic fire sprinkler systems when a fire burns unchecked through an NFPA 13R, Standard for …

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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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The CEO and the Lawyer

Using Emerging Technologies Smartly and Properly National conventions for the construction industry are great opportunities to see what new ways to work smarter are on the horizon and some of the best ways to implement those. The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is planning for AFSA38: Convention, Exhibition and Apprentice …

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NFPA 13, 2019 Edition Quiz

Test Your Knowledge With the 2019 edition of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, already being adopted in several jurisdictions, find out how much you know about the changes between the 2016 and 2019 editions with our quick quiz. Make copies of this page and share it …

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