Tag Archives: Inspection

ITM Forms Updated

Documents Revised for 2011 Edition of NFPA 25  The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has unveiled updated inspection, testing and maintenance (ITM) report forms to the 2011 edition of NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, from the previously available NFPA 25, 2008 …

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Grow Your Business With ITM

AFSA Offers Two Inspector Development Program Classes in 2019 Start 2019 off right and register your students in the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance (ITM) Inspector Development Program. Professionalize the role of your inspection team with this comprehensive 20-month program that provides a blended learning environment …

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AFSA Graduates Inaugural ITM Class

Program Promotes Student Success The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is pleased to have graduated its first Inspection, Testing and Maintenance (ITM) Inspector Development Program cycle and the results are in! Students and supervisors have given the program high marks, while boasting well above national first-time passage rates on NICET …

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Temperature Change and Dry Pipe Systems

Temperature Change

Fluctuations Can Cause Problems Temperature fluctuations can wreak havoc on certain types of systems in certain configurations. The most susceptible type of system to temperature fluctuations are dry-type systems, specifically dry-type systems which utilize a direct differential style dry valve. By direct differential style dry valves, it is understood to …

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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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The Reviews are In! Students Love ITM

The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) recently launched a new educational program for its members: the Inspection, Testing and Maintenance (ITM) Inspector Development program. The program utilizes on-demand and live-training courses combined with a robustly structured on-the-job training and mentoring program with the goal of candidates passing NICET Level II …

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