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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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COVID and Its Impact on Construction

AFSA Contractor Members Cautiously Optimistic in Face of Pandemic During this time when the COVID-19 pandemic is crippling various industries, construction has been one of the few industries that has been maintained to some extent. More stringent quarantine orders have been implemented and new U.S. weekly unemployment claims have smashed records as the economic impact …

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Save on All On-Demand Recorded Webinars

Half-off “Summer Sale” for AFSA Members Recorded webinars from the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) offer fire sprinkler contractors and other professionals access to the best in specialty education anytime. Featuring the most sought-after thought leaders in fire protection, AFSA On-Demand offers a superior learning experience in a unique and user-friendly format. Members benefit from …

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