Tag Archives: AFSA

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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Making a Difference With the Red Cross

Donations Help During Disasters and to Raise Sprinkler Awareness In 2018 the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) partnered with the Red Cross for the first time to include fire sprinkler information in its Home Fire Preparedness Campaign. Since then, AFSA has continued this annual partnership with the Red Cross to …

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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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Chairman’s Message

Rather than make this article just one more message about the coronavirus, I thought that I would take a different tack. I want to instead address the idea that we are not in uncharted waters but that we have lived through tough economic times in our nation before. In 2008, …

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Five Reasons Design Should be on Your Mind

Attend AFSA’S Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School The Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School (BFSSPS) is one of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA)’s most popular member benefits. The school, held at AFSA’s training center in Dallas, presents a comprehensive, practical approach to preparing fire sprinkler system drawings. You’ve …

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Mentoring Matters

Why You Should Get Involved with AFSA’s Mentor Program Mentorship is overflowing with benefits for both the mentor and mentee. Mentorship relationships are customizable and look different from person to person. The process doesn’t have to be a dry “check-the-box” style approach, but can rather look however you want it …

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Fire Alarms Webinar

Avoiding Inspection Issues and Interfacing Program Free for AFSA Members The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) will present “Avoiding Inspection Issues & Interfacing with Fire Alarms” webinar on November 21, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. (Central time). This webinar connection and content is free to all AFSA members. Webinar Details Learn …

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