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Washington Welcomes AFSA37

Convention, Exhibition & Apprentice Competition are a Resounding Success The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) annual AFSA37: Convention, Exhibition & Apprentice Competition was held in Washington, DC September 30 – October 3, but the annual get-together felt like something more than just a convention to some. Code issues, business practices, …

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Florida Chapter Hosts Legislative Day

Members Address Fire- and Life-Safety Issues The Florida Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) held its inaugural Legislative Planning Day Thursday, August 2, 2018, ending in what was hailed by many in Florida as “the most productive day for our industry.” The Warm-Up The day began with several …

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AHJ Perspective

Adios, Adieu and Aloha George Lucas had a most interesting screen crawl as he prepared his audience for Star Wars. His statement “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away” is easily recognizable as part of the movie’s introduction.1 The film was an overnight success, especially in establishing …

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Chairman’s Message

Greetings, There is certainly a buzz in the air throughout our industry regarding the recent success of AFSA37. Leading up to the convention we could tell that preregistration numbers were high. With the venue being in Washington DC, AFSA37 did not disappoint and we hit near-record numbers with close to …

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Don Becker Honored by NICET

AFSA Member Named Ambassador Emeritus The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is pleased to recognize Past Chairman of the Board Donald D. (Don) Becker for achieving NICET Ambassador Emeritus status for his contributions to the sprinkler industry, his commitment to NICET certification, and his dedication to quality and safety through …

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