Tag Archives: History

The Red Book Era

Red Book Era

A Look Back at the Fire Sprinkler Industry Many of you cannot identify with the term “Red Book,” but back in the late 1950s the fire sprinkler business was governed by the “Red Book,” which was always carried in your hip pocket. Back when the states had their own “Inspection …

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AFSA Celebrates 35 Years

AFSA Celebrates 35

A Brief History of the Premier Fire Sprinkler Association This year, the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) celebrated 35 years at its 35th Annual Convention & Exhibition at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, site of its first convention and exhibition in September 1982. In this post, Sprinkler Age looks back on …

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