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Updates to Flexible Sprinkler Hoses

Online Webinar

UL 2443 Standard for Flexible Sprinkler Hose with Fittings for Fire Protection Service has been revised to address historical questions regarding flexible sprinkler hoses. The new product standard now addresses maximum K-factors for sprinklers, new methods for determining friction loss and the maximum number of bends, and updates to marking requirements and installation instructions. Concurrently, […]

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 […]

AFSA Virtual Instruction Apprenticeship Program VIP Informational Webinar

Online Webinar

What is AFSA’s VIP? What is NGS? Something is different about AFSA apprenticeship training, and if you can’t put your finger on it, please join us for this interactive webinar. We will spend the first segment explaining AFSA’s Virtual Instruction Program (VIP) and how it differs from the traditional curriculum path that AFSA continues to […]

Proposed Changes to NFPA 200

Online Webinar

The proposed NFPA 200, Standard for Hanging and Bracing of Fire Suppression Systems, had begun its first revision cycle to establish the inaugural 2026 edition. Developed to establish criteria specific to systems other than sprinkler systems, this standard will be the new authority on hanging and bracing requirements for other standards to reference and extract. […]

AFSA Louisiana Chapter Training

St. George Fire Protection District 14100 Airline Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA, United States

Join the AFSA Louisiana Chapter for a full day of training presented by AFSA Vice President of Technical Services & Engineering John Denhardt, P.E., FSFPE. Seminar topics include inspections, fire pumps, and standpipes.   Learn More and Register    

Reviewing Plans – AHJ Webinar

Online Webinar

This fast-paced webinar will focus on 6 Key Steps to a Successful Plan Review and 7 steps to understanding computer-generated hydraulic calculations.  This webinar will benefit building and fire code officials who review and approve fire sprinkler plans. Learn More & Register

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 […]

Fire Pump Sizing

This presentation examines assessing the need for a fire pump along with choosing the proper pump capacity. This will include discussions on pressure generation, rated flow and pressure adjustments, and verification of maximum churn pressure. At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to properly size and select a fire pump assembly based […]

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 […]

Changes to NFPA 20, 2025 Ed.

Online Webinar

NFPA 20, Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection, is concluding its revision cycle, and the language that will be included in the 2025 edition is almost set. This webinar will review the important first and second draft revisions and provide an update on any topics that may be up for debate […]

Introduction to the Fire Sprinkler Industry

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

This course is designed for those new to the industry. Participants will explore the critical role of sprinkler systems in fire protection and life safety while gaining insight into the basics of fire dynamics. We will identify the functions of fire sprinklers within various occupancies and include hands-on activities. There is no cost for this […]

New England Chapter Training

Four Points by Sheraton Norwood 1125 Boston-Providence Turnpike, Norwood, MA, United States

The New England Chapter of AFSA is pleased to offer a 2-hour seminar on "Safeguarding Buildings Under Construction" presented by AFSA Senior Manager of Engineering and Technical Services, Kevin Hall, M.Eng., P.E., ET, CWBSP, PMSFPE.   Learn More and Register    

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