Association News

Flashpoint: NFPA Committees

One of the primary missions of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is to formulate health and safety standards. The term “standard” includes various technical words that prescribe rules, guidelines, best practices, specifications, test methods, design or installation procedures, and the like. The size, scope, and subject matter of standards …

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The ROI of Membership

Together We are Stronger Membership in the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) brings a measurable return on investment (ROI). Like any business decision, contributing dues to a trade association must bring value for the members and for the fire sprinkler industry in ways that matter. When I was a younger …

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ITM Program Develops Inspectors

Registration Now Open for 2022 The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance (ITM) Inspector Development program is preparing to welcome students to its Spring 2022 ITM class virtually on April 11. Now is the time to invest in your workforce and expand your services! The program features …

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A Tee-rific Time 

Sacramento Valley Golf tournament Raises Funds for FFBI  The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) Sacramento Valley Chapter (SVC) held its end-of-year mixer, dinner, and meeting on December 8, 2021, at Crawdads River Cantina in Sacramento, California. The highlight of the evening was a $10,000 donation to the Fire Fighters Burn …

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