CEF Build Your Future Career Day
AFSA Educates a New Generation On October 26, 2016, more than 1,500 high school students from 43 schools all over the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex converged on the west campus of North Lake College in Irving, Texas. They were there to attend the Build Your Future Career Day, […]
Temperature Change and Dry Pipe Systems
Fluctuations Can Cause Problems Temperature fluctuations can wreak havoc on certain types of systems in certain configurations. The most susceptible type of system to temperature fluctuations are dry-type systems, specifically dry-type systems which utilize a direct […]
American Automatic Sprinkler Celebrated 50 Years
In January 2017, American Automatic Sprinkler celebrated its golden anniversary. The Fort Worth, Texas-based fire sprinkler contractor founded by C.B. Hall, who served as AFSA’s second chairman from 1982 to 1983, has been actively involved in AFSA’s training and […]
Sprinkler Protection and the 3,000 ft2 Modifier
Wood Joist Versus Composite Wood Joist NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, allows the omission of sprinkler protection from some combustible, concealed spaces for both wood joist and combustible wood joist construction. (See section 18.104.22.168.) […]
VSC Completes Midtown Tunnel Project
First Tunnel in Virginia Protected by Sprinklers In April of 2016, the Norfolk-Virginia Beach office of VSC Fire & Security, Inc. completed installing a fire suppression system in the new U.S. 58 Midtown tunnel that connects Norfolk, Virginia to Portsmouth, Virginia. […]
- 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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