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Seminars, Sunshine, and Socializing

AFSA39 Gears Up for Orlando, Florida This Fall The Sunshine State and the Theme Park Capital of the World® are calling all members of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) to attend AFSA39: Convention, Exhibition, and Apprentice Competition, September 13-16, 2020, in Orlando, Florida. Featuring the largest event of its kind in the fire sprinkler …

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Honoring Academic Excellence

Congratulate AFSA’S 2019 Sprinkler Fitter National Honor Society Inductees The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) Fire Sprinkler Fitter National Honor Society was first established in 2012 to recognize those trainees, along with their sponsoring employers, who have completed all four levels of the AFSA Correspondence Course for Fire Sprinkler Fitters with a cumulative grade point …

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AFSA Announces Free Webinar Series
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Eleven Webinars Help Members Move Forward During COVID-19 Crisis The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is working to keep the fire sprinkler industry moving forward throughout the month of April and May. When AFSA asked its members what else it could do to help during these uncertain times, they responded: offer more virtual professional development opportunities. So …

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Fire Flow for the Design Professional

April 28 Webinar Free for AFSA Members The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) will present “Fire Flow for the Design Professional” webinar on April 28, 2020, from 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Join AFSA to learn about the importance of coordinating fire flow requirements for manual fire suppression and fire protection systems, several of the more common …

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A Foundation for Education

Committee Spotlight: Apprenticeship & Education Education and training were the foundations upon which the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) was created in 1981. The individuals who gathered to form this association believed that education and apprenticeship training should be available to all members of the fire sprinkler industry—not just union members. Since its formation, AFSA …

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Sprinkler Inspector Certification in Virginia

One Chapter’s Road to Draft State Legislation Since its inception in 1992, the Virginia Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has been proactive in fire sprinkler contractor licensing and has been instrumental in the development of current fire sprinkler licensing laws in Virginia. In 1993 a committee I chaired met with the Virginia …

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Thank You for Your Support

Members Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries As the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) celebrates its 39th anniversary in 2020, we also recognize those members who are celebrating milestone membership anniversaries. The member companies featured have belonged to AFSA for 15 or more years of continuous membership. “Associations give their members three huge advantages: greater strength, more information, …

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AFSA Graduates First Female Inspectors

Two Women Find Their Passion Through ITM Program The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) recently graduated its fifth class in its Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance (ITM) Inspector Development Program. This class holds a special place in AFSA history for several reasons. First, they pulled off the first 100 percent class pass rate on the first …

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