Industry

NFPA Celebrates 125 Years

Recognizing Over a Century of Protecting People and Property The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year and plans to commemorate the momentous milestone through a series of events and initiatives that reflect the steadfast commitment to fire, electrical, and life safety by the Association. …

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Steel Prices

What’s Happened and Where are We Going? The staff at the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has been fielding concerns over steel pricing for months and while no one has a crystal ball, we have been communicating with steel pipe providers in the hope of providing members with some guidance. …

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Apprentices Achieve Academic Excellence

2020 Honor Society Announced for Sprinkler Fitter Graduates 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 with …

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Flashpoint

The process of creating the 2022 edition of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, is winding down. Public inputs, public comments, technical committee meetings and discussions, and the voting process have been completed. Overall, the AFSA technical services staff is satisfied with the results. However, there is …

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