The next in-person meeting for the Georgia Fire Sprinkler Association (an AFSA Chapter) is October 12, 2021. Guest Speaker will be Craig Landolt, Georgia State Fire Marshal. Additional Details will be available soon.
The Georgia Fire Sprinkler will be hosting another training seminar in October hosted by Mr. Ray Vance. This seminar will focus on the updates for The NFPA-14- Standard, and more specifically- Standpipes. Click Here for Additional Details.
This seminar will cover the building & fire code requirements for standpipe, including when they are required, where they are required, how they are to be protected, etc. Covering the locations where additional hose connections are required to be provided, including locations around horizontal exits, public access to shopping malls, roof manifolds, etc. The seminar will also explain and demonstrate how to properly layout and perform hydraulic calculations for different types and classes of standpipes, including starting flows and pressures at the hose connections. It will also cover the pressure considerations required in high-rise buildings and multiple vertical zone standpipe arrangements, including water supplies and fire pump arrangements.
The seminar will be offered in three different locations across the State from 8am- 5pm
- Tuesday, October 19 – Augusta, GA – 928 Telfair St. Augusta GA Fire Department
- Wednesday, October 20 – Perry, GA – 150 Commodore Drive Perry Fire Department
- Thursday, October 21 – Cartersville, GA- 195 Cassville Rd. Cartersville Fire Department
The Georgia Fire Sprinkler Association is excited to announce, our 22nd Annual Bob McCullough Golf Tournament is open for registration! Please join us in raising funds to Educate Children in Fire Prevention and supporting The Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation and local families displaced by fires. Click here for additional information.