ABC Predicts Modest Growth in 2017 Nonresidential Construction
Warns of Vulnerability for Contractors Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) forecasts a slowdown of growth in the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2017. While contractors are vulnerable to rising commodity prices and potential interest rate […]
AHJ Perspective: Actions Speak Louder Than Words
It is easy to get enamored with words. After all, words have been used to inspire and motivate people since the dawn of time. However, there is one problem with words. If they are not backed up by action, they are useless. Actions always speak louder than words. However, […]
Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act Reintroduced in Senate and House
If there is one thing that is easy to agree upon, it is that fire sprinklers save lives and property. Those in the fire sprinkler industry have always known this. So why are there still homes and commercial structures without sprinkler systems? And so many without fully […]
Growth to Continue, Gain Strength
Sprinkler Industry 2016 Review and 2017 Forecast What a year 2016 turned out to be! With the presidential election result, some are wondering what does the New Year hold for the economy, and in particular, the fire sprinkler industry? However, market […]
New Home Fire Sprinkler Study Released
Overwhelming Support of Technology in States Where Systems are Required A new study by the Fire Protection Research Foundation highlights positive opinions of home fire sprinklers by homeowners and most government officials in U.S. states required to fire sprinkler new […]
- AFSA Announces Senior Management Changes
DALLAS – The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has announced a trio of staff promotions effective immediately. Roland Huggins, PE, will become Senior Vice President of Engineering & Technical Services; Marlene Garrett, CMP, will be elevated to Vice […]
- 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 […]
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