Home / Tag Archives: AFSA

Tag Archives: AFSA

Thank You for Your Support!

Members Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries As the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) celebrates its 36th anniversary in 2017, we also recognize those members who are celebrating milestone membership anniversaries. The member companies featured in the table below have belonged to AFSA for 15 or more years of continuous membership. “Our long-term …

Read More »

Quality Contractor Recognition Awarded

AFSA Recognizes American Fire Protection Group, Inc. American Fire Protection Group, Inc., a Minnesota-based company with offices located throughout the southern part of the U.S., has been awarded the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) Quality Contractor recognition. This program recognizes fire protection companies that exhibit the highest commitment to corporate …

Read More »

Erb Wins Waller Scholarship

CLSE and AFSA Award $4,000 to OSU Student Each year, the Center for Life Safety Education (CLSE) and the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) come together to award the Thomas S. Waller Memorial Scholarship to one junior or senior enrolled in the Fire Protection and Safety Technology program at Oklahoma …

Read More »

Betting on Your Business

How to Reduce Risk As we gathered for the AFSA convention in Las Vegas, I was reminded of a conversation I had with a client several years ago. He stated that he used to enjoy going to Las Vegas to gamble, but since entering the contracting business he doesn’t enjoy …

Read More »

Chairman’s Message

It is time for some reflection as my two-year tenure as Chairman of AFSA comes to a close. I am grateful to the Board and the past chairs for affording me the opportunity to represent our industry and to be part of this great organization. For the past 10 years …

Read More »

President’s Report: Inspiration

Inspiration. The actions of a person believed to qualify them to communicate sacred opinions. To understand the depth and breadth of knowledge that the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) Past Chairman of the Board of Directors have brought to leadership conversations since 1981 is to understand why the principles of …

Read More »

Listed Spray Sprinklers

Temperature Change

What Else the Testing Tells Us A common part of our industry is the use of Listed components. Other than the general understanding that this requirement provides a level of confidence that the devices will work, we typically don’t give the subject a lot of thought. There are multiple aspects …

Read More »