The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is a non-profit, international association  representing fire sprinkler contractors, dedicated to the educational advancement of its members and promotion of the use of fire sprinklers.

AFSA was organized in 1981 to provide the open shop fire sprinkler contractor with training, consulting, representation and more services, which AFSA continues to expand. Membership is open to contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, designers and AHJs.

Coming Events

HeadPinz Social and Dinner

April 24 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Layout & Design Level I Prep

May 9 @ 7:30 am - May 10 @ 11:30 am

Prep for Nicet or Academy Exams

May 9 @ 8:00 am - May 11 @ 5:00 pm

Layout & Design Level II Prep

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - May 11 @ 5:00 pm

Platinum Sponsor

2017 Gold Sponsors

2017 Silver Sponsors

AFSA-FL Chapter expresses sincere gratitude to our 2017 Premiere Sponsor-Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Company for their generous support of our continuing education efforts in both the private and public sector of the Fire Protection and the Fire Prevention industries throughout the state of Florida.

Go to the Join Now page and join Reliable in partnering with us to see that no person, pet or sacred belongings are ever lost to fire by becoming a state member.*

Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co., Inc. is one of the world’s largest producers of automatic fire sprinklers and sprinkler system control equipment.

Three goals are at the heart of the Reliable Automatic Sprinkler mission: first to be the leading worldwide manufacturer of innovative, quality-oriented fire sprinklers and systems devices; second, to be a leading supplier of fire sprinkler system components; and third, to be the leader in providing the highest level of operational excellence in customer service, exceeding all customer expectations. It is this mission that propels Reliable through the 21st Century and beyond in its service to the fire sprinkler industry.

Recent Updates

CFO and State Fire Marshal Jeff Atwater Honors Florida Fire Service Award Winners

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jeff Atwater honored the winners of the 2017 Fire Service Awards during a reception hosted Monday evening at the Florida Capitol. The annual [...]

Naples Fire Protection celebrates 20 years in business

Congratulations to Naples Fire Protection celebrating 20 years in business. Naples Fire Protection, Inc. is a full service fire sprinkler and fire alarm company that has been operating in Southwest Florida since 1997. Formally doing [...]

Chris Johnson – 2017-2018 Chairman of the Board

Congratulations to Chris Johnson our 2017-2018 Chairman of the Board. Chris Johnson is the President and CEO of Piper Fire Protection. Chris is a NICET certified fire protection engineer who has attained Level III certification in [...]

Building Code Adoption

SB 7000 by Sen. Tom Lee (R-Brandon) http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2017/07000 and HB 091 by Rep. Stan McClain http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2017/00901, supported by the homebuilders, reverse the process for revising the Florida Building Code. Current law requires the Florida Building Commission to automatically adopt [...]

What We Do

AFSA acts as a liaison with other national associations involved in fire safety. Working together with government agencies, such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the National Fire Protection Association, the Residential Fire Safety Institute, and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition, AFSA helps to create an awareness on the dangers of fire.

Our Partners

Currently, AFSA represents approximately 750 companies and individuals in the United States and throughout the world.AFSA believes that the installation of fire sprinklers could save thousands of lives and billions of dollars lost to fire each year. Increasingly, public officials are realizing this.

Fire Safety Online Continuing Education

If you are looking to continue your fire safety eduction through courses approved by the Fire Safety Board and the Florida State Fire College, now you can take ETI training courses anytime, from anywhere with an Internet connection!

ETI offers online continuing education courses for Fire Protection Contractors, Water Based Inspectors & Fire Equipment Dealers / Permit holders. All courses are approved by the Florida Fire Safety Board (State Fire Marshal’s Office)