Fire Pumps: The Good, Bad, & Ugly

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Where needed, fire pumps are essential to a water-based suppression system. Selecting the most efficient driver and pump is critical to a successful and profitable installation project. This seminar examines determining the need for a fire pump and choosing the proper pump capacity. The latest pump installation requirements, including those for multi-stage, multi-port pumps, are […]

Sprinkler Hydraulic Calculations Workshop

AFSA Headquarters 1410 East Renner Rd., Suite 150, Richardson, TX, United States

In this three-day, in-person workshop, students will understand and apply principles of hydraulics including the different types of pressure, calculating changes in pressure (elevation and friction loss), and node analysis. Students will apply factors for equivalent length adjustments based on pipe type, size, and system arrangement. Using the principles of hydraulics, students will select a […]

Proposed Updates to NFPA 13R, 13D

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NFPA 13R, the Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Buildings, and NFPA 13D, the Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings, are currently in cycle for the 2025 edition. This webinar will discuss the significant changes proposed for each document, including correlating definitions among all three […]

ITM of Standpipe Systems (CAL FIRE)

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This session will examine requirements for inspection, testing, and maintenance of standpipe systems according to the 2020 edition of NFPA 25. Presenters will discuss key equipment installed on standpipe systems and how it should be tested. Discussion will include evaluating test results, how to classify conditions that could impact the performance of the standpipe system, […]

Hands-On Course for Inspection, Testing & Maintenance of Water-based Fire Protection Systems

This class will provide a 3-day hands-on review of the inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) requirements for sprinkler systems, standpipe systems, fire pumps, and common components for water-based fire protection systems through classroom-based review and hands-on demonstrations and practice. Half of the course includes a classroom-based review, and the other half consists of hands-on demonstrations […]

Training Course For ASSE 15010 Certification

AFSA Headquarters 1410 East Renner Rd., Suite 150, Richardson, TX, United States

Although other organizations certify individuals as competent in the inspection and testing aspects of NFPA 25, ASSE International developed the ASSE 15000 certification program to raise the bar for fire protection industry personnel and ensure public safety. Individuals who are certified to ASSE 15010 have the ability to knowledgeably and skillfully inspect, test, and maintain […]

NFPA 25 Roles & Responsibilities

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This seminar reviews the roles and responsibilities of the property owner, AHJ, and service provider as spelled out in NFPA 25. A detailed review of the property owner’s responsibilities, as outlined in Chapter 4, is provided along with the required interaction of the AHJ and service provider. The seminar concludes by examining today’s inspector’s needed […]

Reviewing Fire Pump Reports

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Fire pump reports sometimes look like numbers on paper with connect-the-dot diagrams. Join us in a discussion to help understand what data is essential and what should be included in fire pump test reports. This session will look at the record-keeping requirements of NFPA 20 and NFPA 25, the recorded terminology, report inconsistencies, and fire […]


Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, FL, United States

AFSA42 OFFERS CEUs AND CONNECTIONS IN ORLANDO AFSA42 is in Orlando, Florida, at the Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek this year. The Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek features world-class amenities, including a championship golf course, a 3-acre lazy river, and much more. It’s also close to shopping, dining, and entertainment. From start to […]

Storage Sprinkler Obstructions

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Control Mode Specific Application (CMSA) sprinklers and Early Suppression Fast Response (ESFR) sprinklers use lots of water to control high-challenge fires. These types of sprinklers are often more sensitive to obstructions than other types.  Learn the obstructions' impact and how to space the sprinklers near them appropriately. In recent years, research has led to new […]

Advanced Hydraulic Calculations Workshop

AFSA Headquarters 1410 East Renner Rd., Suite 150, Richardson, TX, United States

This three-day, in-person workshop provides a deep dive into advanced hydraulic principles for standpipe systems, fire pump assemblies, and water storage tanks. Students will receive classroom instruction, work through examples, and complete practice exercises. Member: $950  AHJ: $250 Non-Member: $1,250 Credits: CEU: 2.25; CPD: 22.5; Contact Hours: 22.5 Florida Approval: Contractor I, II, III Learning […]

Intermediate Design School

AFSA Headquarters 1410 East Renner Rd., Suite 150, Richardson, TX, United States

Next Level Design Experienced layout technicians will find this blended learning course useful to understand the tools they utilize in-depth and gain a deeper knowledge of layout standpipes, fire pumps, seismic protection, and the design requirements for general storage. In addition to mastering requirements in NFPA 13, NFPA 14, and NFPA 20, students will utilize […]