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Join AFSA on Capitol Hill

Meet with Elected Representatives to Address Fire Sprinkler Industry Issues A new initiative, AFSA’s inaugural Capitol Hill Day seeks to engage fire sprinkler professionals who are already coming to Washington, D.C. for AFSA37: Convention, Exhibition & Apprentice Competition, to ask them to take part in advocacy activities on Capitol Hill. …

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Honoring Academic Excellence

Graduates Achieve AFSA’s 2017 Sprinkler Fitter National Honor Society 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 …

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Thank You for Your Support!

Members Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries Happy Anniversary! The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is honored to recognize those celebrating milestone membership anniversaries with the association. These member companies have belonged to AFSA for 15 or more years of continuous membership. Recognition in Sprinkler Age will be done in five-year increments, starting …

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Developing New Leaders

Volunteering as a Path to Company Leadership This year, 2018, is the year of leadership for the NextGen Initiative (NGI). The number one challenge facing organizations worldwide is developing new leaders. We want business owners and managers to see the invaluable experience that can be gained through a path of …

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AFSA Partners With Red Cross

Join the Home Fire Preparedness Campaign to Help Promote Residential Fire Sprinklers The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has teamed up with the American Red Cross to include fire sprinkler information for the first-time ever in its Home Fire Preparedness Campaign. Launched in 2014, the Red Cross’ Home Fire Preparedness …

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AFSA Graduates Inaugural ITM Class

Program Promotes Student Success The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is pleased to have graduated its first Inspection, Testing and Maintenance (ITM) Inspector Development Program cycle and the results are in! Students and supervisors have given the program high marks, while boasting well above national first-time passage rates on NICET …

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Thank You for Your Support!

Members Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is honored to recognize those members celebrating milestone membership anniversaries with the association. These member companies have belonged to AFSA for 15 or more years of continuous membership. Recognition in Sprinkler Age will be done in five-year increments, starting at …

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And the Award Goes to…

Nominate Those Who Have Made an Impact on the Fire Sprinkler Industry The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is accepting nominations for its top honors: the prestigious Henry S. Parmelee award esteemed Fire Sprinkler Advocate of the Year award, and the new yet highly regarded Young Professional of the Year …

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AHJs and Contractors

Develop Good Relationships According to NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, “the ‘Authority Having Jurisdiction’ [AHJ] is the organization, office or individual responsible for enforcing the requirements of a code or standard or for approving equipment, materials, an installation or a procedure.” It should be no surprise …

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