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" I have come to realize that I truly have a source for anything fire sprinkler related. From fitter and designer training to technical expertise provided by AFSA staff, this association has been invaluable to me as a contractor." - Ted Wills, Anchor Fire Protection Co.

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Construction Starts to Recover in 2021

Dodge Data & Analytics Predicts a Slow and Uneven Recovery Throughout the Year Dodge Data & Analytics has released its 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook, a mainstay in construction industry forecasting and business planning. The report predicts that total U.S. construction starts will increase 4 percent in 2021, to $771 billion. “The COVID-19 pandemic and recession …

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AFSA Celebrates 40 Years in 2021

Join in the Texas-Sized Celebration The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is excited to be celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2021, and we are inviting everyone to the party! Join us at AFSA40: Convention, Exhibition, and Apprentice Competition, September 18-21, 2021, in the Texas Hill Country near San Antonio, for a Texas-sized celebration. Featuring the …

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Top Tech of 2020

Sprinkler Age Highlights New Innovative Products Innovation, resilience, creativity—among other things—are just some of the things 2020 has taught us. It hasn’t been easy for everyone, but among all the challenges, there have also been many things worth celebrating. In an industry like fire protection, which is laser-focused on saving lives and property, the pandemic …

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Contractor Performance

2020 Data Study Since March 2020, the fire protection contracting industry has been reeling from the impacts of COVID-19. In the early days of the pandemic, when cities and states issued closure orders, the uncertainty was terrifying. The fear made us all question the future of our business—how should we react to the changes? We …

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Spotlight on Sprinkler System Freeze Protection

The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA), a Dallas-based international trade association representing the fire sprinkler industry, empathizes with the people affected and the hardships presented by this unprecedented winter storm and freeze.The majority of fire sprinkler systems are installed with water-filled pipes, which must be protected from freezing and are typically located in conditioned spaces. …

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