American Automatic Sprinkler Celebrates 50 Years
In January 2017, American Automatic Sprinkler celebrates its golden anniversary. The Fort Worth, Texas-based fire sprinkler contractor founded by C.B. Hall, who served as AFSA’s second chairman from 1982 to 1983, has been actively involved in AFSA’s training and […]
Sprinkler Protection and the 3,000 ft2 Modifier
Wood Joist Versus Composite Wood Joist NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, allows the omission of sprinkler protection from some combustible, concealed spaces for both wood joist and combustible wood joist construction. (See section 18.104.22.168.) […]
VSC Completes Midtown Tunnel Project
First Tunnel in Virginia Protected by Sprinklers In April of 2016, the Norfolk-Virginia Beach office of VSC Fire & Security, Inc. completed installing a fire suppression system in the new U.S. 58 Midtown tunnel that connects Norfolk, Virginia to Portsmouth, Virginia. […]
Training for New Designers
Classes Focus on NFPA 13, 2016 Edition The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) announces the 2017 schedule for its popular Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School. The 2017 sessions remaining are February 27 – March 10, April 24 – May 5, July […]
Celebrating Industry Leaders
Nominations Sought for Prestigious Awards 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 […]
- AFSA Announces Corrosion Webinar January 19
DALLAS, TX – On January 19, 2017, at 11:00 AM CST, the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) will present a webinar entitled Design Strategies for Corrosion Control in Fire Sprinkler Systems. There are multiple options available to remediate […]
- AFSA breaks records at its 35th Annual Convention & Exhibition
DALLAS – This year, the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) celebrated a fantastic year at its 35th Annual Convention and Exhibition. Over 1,250 fire sprinkler contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, architects, Authorities Having Jurisdiction, and […]
- AFSA Announces Presidential Succession
Dallas, TX – The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA), the nation’s largest fire sprinkler industry organization, announces that Steve A. Muncy, CAE is retiring as president effective December 31, 2016, and the board of directors have unanimously voted to […]
- AFSA Announces Schedule for 2017 Sprinkler System Planning Schools
DALLAS – The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) announces the 2017 schedule for its popular Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School. Six 2017 sessions have been scheduled for January 9-20, February 27 – March 10, April 24 – May 5, … […]
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