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What’s the Real Cost of New Flow Testing Equipment?
Flow Testing Equipment from Hose Monster

It’s the 21st century. An obvious statement for sure, but if you were to measure time by how we measure the flow rate of our fire pump’s and sprinkler’s water supplies, you’d might have been mistaken. See, the handheld-pitot is still the most popular method for flow testing, and it hasn’t been modified since before …

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Thank You for Your Support

Members Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries As 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. “It’s during challenging times like this that you reflect on the …

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NICET Points and Education Credits

NICET’s New Portal Rounds up Half Credits The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has been able to clear up some potential confusion regarding AFSA education credits and points awarded by the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET). When program participants are logging their continuing education (CEs) into NICET’s new portal, the system seems …

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Protecting America’s Veterans from Fire

AFSA Partners with Homes For Our Troops to Donate Residential Fire Sprinkler System Army Sergeant (SGT) Daniel Casara was severely injured when his vehicle flipped after rolling over an anti-tank mine in South Baghdad, Iraq, in September of 2005. Now medically retired, SGT Casara lives with his wife Basia and his mother Elaine in San …

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Have You Joined the SprinklerForum?

Email Discussion List is a Technical Resource for the Fire Sprinkler Industry Email discussion groups have become a popular way to ask questions, exchange ideas, and gather people with similar interests. Nearly 25 years ago, the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) introduced its SprinklerFORUM to the fire sprinkler industry to join together industry professionals from …

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AFSA Welcomes New Manager of ITM Technical Training, John Johnson, CFPS

John Johnson, CFPS joins the Technical Services Department as its manager of ITM technical training. Johnson brings over 30 years of experience in the fire protection and fire suppression industries. Experienced in most aspects of fire protection he specializes in the design, operation, and maintenance of water-based fire protection systems. As manager of ITM technical services, Johnson will …

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Fire Protection and Life Safety

Considerations of Mass Reopening As the country moves toward reopening businesses and ending lockdown periods undertaken to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, everyone is focused on safety from an exposure standpoint. However, it is important to ask what impact these efforts have on fire protection and life safety? As workers strive to find new …

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Shamoon Named Young Professional of the Year

The American Dream Still Exists Jamil Shamoon lives by the “Golden Rule.” But treating others the way he’d like to be treated is far from the only reason for the 39-year-old, father of four’s success. As owner of Symons Fire Protection in Poway, California, Shamoon has worked in various positions of the fire sprinkler business …

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