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Confused by Cal Fire-Approved CEUs?

CEUs Explained for Certified California Fire Sprinkler Fitters Per Title 19, every California certified fitter is required to complete 30 hours of continuing education every three years to maintain their state certification (Sect. 946). According to CAL FIRE, fire sprinkler fitters certified July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020, have until July 1, 2022, to …

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How to Get Involved in the NFPA Process

June 2 NextGen Webinar Free for AFSA Members The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) NextGen Initiative is proud to present a webinar to learn each step of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) code cycle and how the viewer can be a part of it as a member of the public, an NFPA member, or …

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Technology to Roar Forward in the Twenties

“I was promised we’d have flying cars by now!” Everyone has heard that statement, or maybe even exclaimed it aloud. As the third decade of the 21st century begins, it is easy to feel like the technology promised by Hollywood is still far off. Today the average American holds in his pocket more computing power …

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Participate in Home Fire Sprinkler Week 2020!

What is Home Fire Sprinkler Week? The vast majority of fire deaths in North America happen at home. The time has come to bring attention to this problem–and its solution. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Sprinkler Initiative (FSI) and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) are celebrating the third annual Home Fire Sprinkler …

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California Veteran’s Home Protected by Sprinklers

Members Support Specially Adapted Homes for Our Troops’ Home Army Specialist Carlos Gomez, who lost his right leg and sustained severe injuries to his back while serving in Afghanistan in 2011, is getting a home in Menifee, California, thanks to efforts by the national nonprofit Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) and its local partners. HFOT …

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Five Reasons Design Should be on Your Mind

Attend AFSA’S Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School The Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School (BFSSPS) is one of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA)’s most popular member benefits. The school, held at AFSA’s training center in Dallas, presents a comprehensive, practical approach to preparing fire sprinkler system drawings. You’ve probably heard of the course …

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AFSA Website and Database Down

As of 10:00 a.m., the AFSA website, firesprinkler.org, and database are still down. Our website hosting vendor has experienced a significant technical problem that has caused the AFSA website and database to be unavailable.Unfortunately, this has impacted today’s webinar, “Fire Flow for the Design Professional” planned for this morning – April 28, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. …

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Ask the Accountant

Important Reminder for the New Tax Year Working as an employee it is easy to forget about paying Uncle Sam. Taxes are withheld from each paycheck before it ever even hits the bank account and not much thought is ever given to it. At least not until the coveted W-2 arrives. A mad dash is …

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