- Chairman’s Message: A New Year, A Look Forward
The beginning of the New Year is upon us and it is time to take stock of the past year and look forward to the next. The industry saw solid growth in 2016 with particular strength in multi-family residential construction and commercial construction. Our vendors verified the […]
- President’s Report: Volunteerism
Volunteerism. The practice of volunteering your time or talents for charitable, educational, or other worthwhile activities, especially within your community or industry. It’s an interesting challenge to draft a semi-regular opinion piece for an industry-wide […]
- Spot the Dot: Part 2
Continuing With the Z Dimension That’s right… you read the last paragraph of my previous article in the September/October 2016 issue of Sprinkler Age correctly (see page 44 of that issue, or click here to see the blog post). Sensitivity and discharge are not […]
- AHJ Perspective: Living in Glass Houses
They say that people who live in glass houses should never get involved in a rock throwing contest. On the other hand, if you do live in a glass house, you should take certain precautions like removing all the loose rubble from the outside so that malcontents cannot do […]
- Held Receives Thomas S. Waller Scholarship
OSU Junior Named 2016 Recipient Gregory Held, a junior majoring in Fire Protection & Safety Technology at Oklahoma State University (OSU), has received the $4,000 2016 Thomas S. Waller Memorial Scholarship from the Center for Life Safety Education (CLSE). Held has […]
- 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 […]
- AFSA Announces Schedule for 2017 Sprinkler System Planning Schools
DALLAS – The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) announces the 2017 schedule for its popular Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School. Six 2017 sessions have been scheduled for January 9-20, February 27 – March 10, April 24 – May 5, … […]
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