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NextGen Initiative Presents New Webinar Series

Topics Cover Next Generation Issues The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) NextGen Initiative (NGI) recently announced its new series of webinars covering issues and topics important to young (40 and under) professionals in the fire sprinkler industry. The first two webinars have been scheduled: “Planning the Lingering Ownership Transition” on …

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AFSA37 Heads to the Capitol

The Largest Annual Fire Sprinkler Exhibition in the World Offers Something for Everyone Come to the nation’s capitol and be a part of the largest event of its kind in the fire sprinkler industry as the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) hosts AFSA37: Convention, Exhibition & Apprentice Competition September 30-October …

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Join AFSA on Capitol Hill

Meet with Elected Representatives to Address Fire Sprinkler Industry Issues A new initiative, AFSA’s inaugural Capitol Hill Day seeks to engage fire sprinkler professionals who are already coming to Washington, D.C. for AFSA37: Convention, Exhibition & Apprentice Competition, to ask them to take part in advocacy activities on Capitol Hill. …

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Chairman’s Message

Greetings, The month of April has been both very exciting and busy for the leadership of our association. We have just concluded our second Board of Directors’ meeting of the year. Another event in April was the National Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) dinner in Washington D.C. I was able …

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Protecting America’s Heroes

AFSA Named Exclusive Sprinkler Partner of Homes For Our Troops The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is pleased to announce a partnership with Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) as its exclusive fire sprinkler provider. In this role, AFSA, along with its local partners, will both donate the sprinkler systems as …

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Digital ITM and NFPA 25

The Impact on Report Compliance The requirements in the 2017 edition of NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, regarding documentation make digital inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) abilities increasingly attractive and useful to industry leaders. This is especially true as more jurisdictions …

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Inaugural National Home Fire Sprinkler Day May 19

Advocates Initiate Day of Action to Address America’s Home Fire Problem Home fires claim the lives of seven people each day. Home fire sprinklers can help eliminate these tragedies, but legislative barriers and a general unawareness of this technology have prevented its use in new homes. America’s fire service and safety …

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Honoring Academic Excellence

Graduates Achieve AFSA’s 2017 Sprinkler Fitter National Honor Society The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) Fire Sprinkler Fitter National Honor Society was first established in 2012 to recognize those trainees, along with their sponsoring employers, who have completed all four levels of the AFSA Correspondence Course for Fire Sprinkler Fitters …

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