Intermediate Design School

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

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 […]

Modifications of Existing Systems

Online Webinar

The single-point density concept was finally adopted for the 2022 edition of NFPA 13, and the area/density curves became obsolete. This change sparked an overhaul of the Modification to Existing Systems chapter in NFPA 13 and included a lot more direction for changes to systems already in service. This webinar will review the new structure […]

Tennessee Chapter Training

Germantown Fire Station 4 Training Room 3031 Forest-Hill Irene Rd., Germantown, TN

AFSA National and the Tennessee Chapter of AFSA are proud to offer a full day of training presented by AFSA Vice President of Technical Services & Engineering John Denhardt, P.E., FSFPE. The training will consist of two 4-hour seminars: one on "Updates to NFPA 13, 2022 Edition" and the other on "Updates to NFPA 25, 2023 Edition."   Learn More […]

Responsibilities of Layout Technician & Installer (CAL FIRE)

Online Webinar

Join us for a webinar to learn about the responsibilities of a layout technician and an installer. The communication and relationship between the layout technician and the installer are crucial throughout the project to provide proper protection. The layout technician must clearly illustrate what is required by code and in the installation, and the installer […]

Beginning Design School

The Beginning Design School presents a comprehensive, practical approach to preparing fire sprinkler system drawings. Over a three-week period, students will attend six live webinars studying and reviewing the installation and design approach requirements of NFPA 13 (2019) while completing self-paced exercises and module assessments. Q&A sessions and open discussions will also be included as […]

South Carolina Chapter Training

Greenville Marriott One Parkway East, Greenville, SC

The South Carolina Fire Sprinkler Association is pleased to offer a full day of training on "Storage Occupancies" presented by Ralph K. Foster, P.E. This seminar will review the general requirements for storage in NFPA 13 and guide participants through the layout of the general storage chapter highlighting commodity classification, storage arrangements, storage heights (miscellaneous/low-piled/high-piled), and clearance. Learn More and Register

Advanced Hydraulic Calculations Workshop

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

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 […]

Extended Coverage/Residential Sprinkler Obstructions

Online Webinar

Extended coverage sprinklers and residential sprinklers are both known for the larger floor areas they are able to protect.  How does this get impacted by obstructions?  Learn what items are considered obstructions and the needed distances from the sprinklers in order to adequately protect the space.  Not every obstruction can be avoided, but NFPA 13 […]

Sprinkler System Working Plan Requirements (CAL FIRE)

Online Webinar

This course will detail the requirements for working plans. This course will discuss the importance of the items required on working plans for approvals and submission. Specific topics include water supply information, equipment, hangers, and bracing. Learn More and Register   Learning Objectives: 1.    Identify the information that is required to be located on the […]

Fire Pumps: The Good, Bad, & Ugly

Online Webinar

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

General Air Products Exton, PA

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

Online Webinar

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 […]