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  • Scholarships + Sprinklers = Safety

    Students Benefit From Education  Since its creation in 1996, the American Fire Sprinkler Associ…

  • Welcome, Bob!

    Hear From AFSA’s New President Members of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) and f…

  • President’s Report

    Wow! Talk about living the dream. I am so very honored and appreciative at having been selected to s…

  • Ensuring a Strong Association

    Budget & Finance Committee in the Spotlight  Some of the most important functions of the Am…

  • Testing the Waters

    Sometimes Evaluating Water Supply Takes on a Whole New Meaning In water-based fire protection system…

Scholarships + Sprinklers = Safety

Students Benefit From Education  Since its creation in 1996, the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) Scholarship Contests have sought to promote the scholarship outside of the fire sprinkler industry in the hope of reaching students who may otherwise never have recognized the importance of automatic fire protection. Now entering its …

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Welcome, Bob!

Hear From AFSA’s New President Members of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) and fire sprinkler industry were excited to learn of the hiring of industry veteran Bob Caputo, CFPS, as AFSA’s president. Caputo has been an important part of this industry for over 41 years and is a long-time …

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Ensuring a Strong Association

Budget & Finance Committee in the Spotlight  Some of the most important functions of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) are done behind the scenes, and members often don’t hear or see from these groups. But dedicated volunteers give of their time and expertise to ensure the Association’s continued success. …

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Testing the Waters

Sometimes Evaluating Water Supply Takes on a Whole New Meaning In water-based fire protection systems, there’s one consistent factor… water. The sprinkler industry has long had a love/hate relationship with water. The whole concept around what we do is based on getting the right amount of water to the right …

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Thank You for Your Support

Members Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is recognizing members who are celebrating milestone membership anniversaries. The member companies featured here have belonged to AFSA for 15 or more years of continuous membership. “During this difficult time in our nation, many are evaluating what’s important in their …

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Robert G. (Bob) Caputo Named AFSA President

Industry Veteran to Lead Fire Sprinkler Industry’s Largest Trade Association The Board of Directors of the Dallas-based American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has announced the unanimous selection of Robert G. (Bob) Caputo, CFPS, as the association’s President. Established in 1981, AFSA and its federation of 31 chapters serve as North America’s largest …

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October is “Careers in Construction” Month

Help Raise Awareness About Opportunities in construction With a projected one million craft professionals needed by 2023, the construction industry is facing both a shortage of skills and personnel. The National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER) and its outreach initiative Build Your Future (BYF) designated October as Careers in …

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Virtual General Session

Join AFSA Online October 7 Coming soon to a computer screen near you! Join the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. Central time for the first-ever virtual general session! When the COVID-19 pandemic forced AFSA to cancel its in-person event at the Hilton …

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Freeze Protection Technology Like No Other

As you select an antifreeze for your customers’ fire sprinkler systems this upcoming winter season, it is important that you consider these questions: Does it meet the rigorous technical challenges of becoming listed as required by NFPA?Is it listed and approved for use with the application and the size of …

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