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COVID and Its Impact on Construction

AFSA Contractor Members Cautiously Optimistic in Face of Pandemic During this time when the COVID-19 pandemic is crippling various industries, construction has been one of the few industries that has been maintained to some extent. More stringent quarantine orders have been implemented and new U.S. weekly unemployment claims have smashed records as the economic impact …

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Save on All On-Demand Recorded Webinars

Half-off “Summer Sale” for AFSA Members Recorded webinars from the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) offer fire sprinkler contractors and other professionals access to the best in specialty education anytime. Featuring the most sought-after thought leaders in fire protection, AFSA On-Demand offers a superior learning experience in a unique and user-friendly format. Members benefit from …

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A Vocal Advocate and Fierce Defender

Maryland State Fire Marshal Geraci Named Fire Sprinkler Advocate of the Year “Fire prevention is our most important service” is the motto of the Silver Spring Fire Department in Maryland, and a phrase Brian Geraci says has pushed his career down a path that includes being a vocal fire sprinkler advocate while working in the …

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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, we experienced the housing crisis. …

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AFSA39 Postponed in the Interest of Safety

AFSA Convention, Exhibition & Apprentice Competition Scheduled to Return to Orlando in 2023 After thoughtful consideration, the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) Board of Directors has announced that AFSA39: Convention, Exhibition & Apprentice Competition scheduled for September 13-16 at the Hilton Bonnet Creek in Orlando will not take place this year. “AFSA’s priority is the …

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Thank You for Your Support

members celebrate milestone anniversaries A s the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) celebrates its 39th anniversary in 2020, we also recognize those members who are celebrating milestone membership anniversaries. The member companies featured have belonged to AFSA for 15 or more years of continuous membership. “Associations exist and are successful because of dedicated members—dedicated members …

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A Day in the Life of a Sprinkler Fitter

The Industry’s Next Generation I was given the task of writing an article on a day in the life of a sprinkler fitter. Before I do that, I need to take a minute to acknowledge and pay respect to the pioneers and veterans of this industry because, without them, this trade would not be where it …

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Focus on Safety in Challenging Times

AFSA Safety Portal is 24/7 Online Resource for Members Changing times, changing worksites, and changing health issues are driving American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) members’ thoughts and concerns to protecting not only themselves but protecting their employees. I felt it might be an opportune time to let everyone know that your fellow contractors are also …

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