Industry

Tragic Apartment Fire in the Bronx Underscores Need for Fire Safety in All Residential Occupancies

The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) and our members are devastated to learn of the Bronx apartment fire on January 8, 2022, that killed 19 people including nine children. This tragedy comes on the heels of last week’s row house fire in Philadelphia’s Fairmount section, in which twelve people died, including eight …

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September/October 2021 Technical Challenge Answers

How Did You Do? Each issue, AFSA’s Engineering & Technical Services Department presents technical challenges. Besides testing yourself and your co-workers, these exercises are excellent preparation for professional certification tests and also may count as continuing education hours. Check with your certification organization.  Here are the answers for the September/October …

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Membership Has Its Benefits: Tech Services

AFSA Technical Reviews Save Contractors Time and Money Are you using one of your most valuable American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) membership benefits? Access to AFSA’s Engineering & Technical Services Department and its archives of AFSA Technical Reviews is consistently one of the highest-rated benefits of membership. Have you taken …

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Introducing AFSA’s Two NEW Three Day Training Courses!

New Training Courses Focus on ITM and Hydraulic Calculations American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is excited to announce the addition of two new three-day training courses! The new courses being offered include an NFPA 25 Hands-On ITM 3-Day Training, offered in October and again in December, and a 3-Day Hydraulic Calculations Training, offered in November. …

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