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Coffey Takes Home Gold at ABC

AFSA Contractor Member Apprentices Sweep Competition The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) was well represented and swept the competition at the 31st Annual Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) National Craft Championship (NCC) held in Long Beach, California, March 18-22. Bryant Hamilton Coffey won first place and a gold medal in …

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Jumping Into the Fire?

Considerations Before Entering the Fire Alarm Systems Market More and more fire sprinkler contractors are looking to the fire alarm systems market to add a new stream of revenue to their businesses as well as to help differentiate their service capabilities from that of their competitors. It seems logical, doesn’t …

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COO Report

Nearly a thousand members and counting. As I look back on my work experience with AFSA, I can’t help feeling grateful. I landed here 20 years ago looking to begin a new career in association meeting planning. I got my dream job. Since beginning this job, I have seen the …

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Chairman’s Message

As we glide through the summer, I believe things are playing out just as predicted at the start of the year. It has been a busy year to this point. I have talked to many contractors and associates around the country and am constantly hearing: “We are busy and we …

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Expanding Education in Canada

AFSA Member Helps Translate Red Seal Certification The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is passionately dedicated to the educational advancement of members, and strives to encourage the growth of a membership that is dedicated to furthering industry education whenever possible. Jed Groenenboom with AFSA Contractor Member Meridian Fire Protection, Inc., …

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Maryland Day Educates, Excites

UMD and AFSA Partner for Side-by-Side Sprinkler Demonstration As part of its increased focus on public education and awareness, the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) was proud to support the University of Maryland (UMD) Department of Fire Protection Engineering’s side-by-side sprinkler demonstration as part of its 20th annual Maryland Day …

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Join the Celebration!

AFSA Virginia Chapter/Burn Survivors Foundation Events Gearing Up to Celebrate 25 Years The AFSA Virginia Chapter/Burn Survivors Foundation will host its 25th Annual Golf Tournament on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at the Williamsburg National Golf Club in Williamsburg, Virginia. This will be a very special event as not only will …

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