- Chairman’s Message: A Different Way to Measure
A different way to measure. There are many ways to measure the health of a company or an industry. All the usual metrics of profits and losses, business cycles, competition, and employee morale, but there is another one that I think is often overlooked. It is people’s […]
- President’s Report: The Final Column
This will be my final column in Sprinkler Age. Two years ago I notified the AFSA Board of Directors of my intention to retire on December 31, 2016. During the past two years we have planned for this transition, repositioning some staff to new responsibilities and adding new […]
- Please take the final step to defend home fire sprinklers
Edit: The voting deadline has now been extended to November 27. ICC final action online voting is active now, and we need your help to defeat Proposal RB129-16, which would eliminate the International Residential Code (IRC) requirement for new […]
- AFSA Contractors Insurance Solution
The only Contractor Insurance Program endorsed by AFSA The American Fire Sprinkler Association Contractors Insurance Endorsed Program was created in 1989 and continues to be the program of choice for fire sprinkler contractors nationwide. Operations include system design, […]
- Sidewall Sprinklers and Ceiling Obstructions
Can They be Near the Sprinkler? When using sidewall sprinklers can there be obstructions at the ceiling within 4 ft of standard sprinklers or 8 ft for extended coverage and residential sprinklers? Since the 2002 edition of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler […]
- 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, … […]
- Jonathan Offord Wins National Competition
DALLAS, TX – Jonathan Offord, a fire sprinkler fitter apprentice with Commonwealth Fire Protection in Leola, Pennsylvania, took first place and a $5,000 cash prize at the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) 23rd Annual National Apprentice […]
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