Credentials & Affiliations
For over a century, the National Fire Sprinkler Association has advocated to protect lives and property through the widespread acceptance of the fire sprinkler concept. The NFSA accomplishes this through a variety of means, including 1) Working closely with lawmakers on both state and local levels to advance the fire sprinkler concept and 2) live fire sprinkler demonstrations. The NFSA works closely with Common Voices, the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition, and several other organizations to advance its mission.
When you achieve the AFSA Quality Contractor Recognition, your company is no longer just a contractor; your AFSA Quality Contractor Recognition gives you a tangible, marketable asset to grow your business. You can prove you have met the highest industry standards and have been verified by a leading national trade association. AFSA Contractors are recognized for their effort as growing companies that produce quality work by providing a work environment that promotes excellence and responsibility in all its employees.
Associated Builders and Contractors is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 69 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. ABC's membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is a global self-funded nonprofit organization, established in 1896, devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards.
NFPA delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy; and by partnering with others who share an interest in furthering our mission. Our mission is to help save lives and reduce loss with information, knowledge and passion.
Since the NICET was founded in 1961, more than 148,000 technicians and technologists have met NICET's rigorous certification criteria, and the number grows rapidly as more employers and local and state governments rely on NICET certification to measure the qualifications of their workforce. The certificate and wallet card issued by NICET serve as a portable credential for certified technicians and technologists who seek to maximize their skills and knowledge and advance in their professions. By employing those workers who have demonstrated their technical mastery, employers can provide their customers higher quality goods and services. And, ultimately, the public enjoys a higher degree of safety and protection.
The Fire Suppression Systems Association (FSSA) is a not-for-profit trade association, drawing members domestic and internationally and is comprised of a blend of designer/installers, manufacturers, consultants, academics, and suppliers working together to share ideas and strategies for the benefit of the fire suppression systems industry. FSSA members are dedicated to the highest level of safety, reliability and effectiveness of special hazards fire suppression.
GSA provides workplaces by constructing, managing, and preserving government buildings and by leasing and managing commercial real estate. GSA's acquisition solutions offer private sector professional services, equipment, supplies, and IT to government organizations and the military. GSA also promotes management best practices and efficient government operations through the development of governmentwide policies.
Established in 1948, ESA is the largest trade association in the United States representing the electronic security and life safety industry. Member companies install, integrate and monitor intrusion and fire detection, video surveillance and electronic access control systems for commercial, residential, industrial and governmental clients. In cooperation with an alliance of chapter associations, ESA provides technical and management training, government advocacy and delivers information, advice, tools, and services that members use to grow their businesses and prosper.
TEXO combines the two largest national construction associations to unify, advocate, and advance the construction industry in North and East Texas. Representing the leading general contractors and specialty contractors in our region, TEXO members are critical to the growth, economic standing, and improvement of our area. TEXO members have access to world-class industry communication and training, best practices relative to safety, insurance, cost-saving purchasing programs helping them reduce costs on projects, and processes and services that assure construction owners a quality, safe and cost effective project.
ASCET is the only professional organization for certified (and non-certified) engineering technicians and technologists in all engineering disciplines.
ASCET is a thriving community of technicians and technologists. By joining ASCET, you gain access to a wealth of resources directly tailored to what you do in the Fire Sprinkler, Fire Alarm, Civil and Materials Testing worlds. You'll connect with others who understand the challenges and opportunities in our profession.
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of 88 BOMA U.S. associations and 18 international affiliates. Founded in 1907, BOMA represents the owners and managers of all commercial property types including nearly 10.5 billion square feet of U.S. office space that supports 1.7 million jobs and contributes $234.9 billion to the U.S. GDP. Its mission is to advance a vibrant commercial real estate industry through advocacy, influence and knowledge.
It is the objective of the ACOE to maintain the association as an organization of chief engineers, or the industrial equivalent thereof, who have a special interest in the practices of plant engineering. The organizational activity, within the scope of this specialized field of interest, shall be dedicated to the improvement of service to its members, their employing companies, the engineering profession and the community. Association activities shall be directed to accomplish the specific objectives of education, the exchange of information, plant tours and service on governmental licensing boards and industrial code boards.
She Builds It is a women’s only peer group developed to be a resource, build relationships and support women involved in the construction industry. It is associated with the American Subcontractors Association in Houston, TX which focuses on the quality, safety and ethics in construction.
Gamewell-FCI, part of Honeywell Security and Fire, is a design and manufacturing leader in fire alarm control panels, life safety systems, voice evacuation systems, and mass notification systems. Designed for educational facilities, healthcare facilities, colleges and universities, manufacturing, commercial and industrial applications Gamewell-FCI protects people, property, and assets worldwide. In cooperation with a global network of Engineered Systems Distributors (ESD), Gamewell-FCI delivers cutting edge technology that meets worldwide approvals, listings and standards.
For over 60 years, NOTIFIER has been in a leadership position in the fire alarm industry. Today we are the largest manufacturer of engineered fire alarm systems with over 400 distributors worldwide and regional support operations on every continent helping to ensure we provide the flexibility and options your business needs. Our commitment to products and partnerships is what propels NOTIFIER to stand proudly above the rest.
Created by Tyco Fire Products, a world leader in fire protection technology, the Quell fire suppression system is specifically designed for use in cold-storage environments. Using a "surround and drown" method, this efficient and durable system encircles and douses the fire area with large volumes of water to quickly and completely saturate the hazard area while minimizing damage to your valuable goods and the facility in which they are stored.
Victaulic is the leading producer of mechanical pipe joining solutions. We build technologies and provide engineering services that address the most complex piping challenges faced by engineers, site owners, contractors, and distributors. Engineered with confidence, our solutions put people to work faster, while increasing safety, ensuring reliability and maximizing efficiency.
Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co., Inc. is a global manufacturer and distributor of fire protection products. Reliable manufactures the highest quality and most innovative fire sprinklers, valves and special systems on the market; distributes a full line of best in class system components; and backs it up with premier customer service. Reliable’s corporate headquarters is located in Elmsford, NY; manufacturing plant in Liberty, SC, and regional sales and distribution centers throughout the US and across the world.
ANSUL® is a global premium brand of Tyco Fire Protection Products. ANSUL special hazard fire protection products are designed and manufactured to strict standards and tested under the scrutiny of national and international independent testing laboratories and approval agencies.
ANSUL® is a global premium brand of Tyco Fire Protection Products. ANSUL special hazard fire protection products are designed and manufactured to strict standards and tested under the scrutiny of national and international independent testing laboratories and approval agencies. ANSUL fire protection products were introduced to the marketplace in 1939 featuring the first cartridge-operated, dry chemical fire extinguisher. As technology changed and dangerous new hazards emerged, ANSUL product engineers worked hand-in-hand with many industries to protect their people and property from fire.
Founded in 1945 and headquartered in Blue Springs, Missouri, USA, Fike has grown to become a globally recognized supplier doing business with Fortune 500 companies. Our highly skilled workforces design and build precision-engineered solutions and provides a personalized customer service experience for businesses around the world that want peace of mind from experiencing consequences of serious financial loss or a devastating disaster. Fike is the experienced, trusted expert in rupture disc technologies, explosion protection, fire alarm systems and fire suppression solutions.
Kidde Fire Systems has been a global leader in fire protection since 1917, protecting people, property, and processes from fire hazards. Our fire protection solutions include conventional & intelligent detection and control systems which complement a complete line of fire suppression systems. Located in over 80 countries worldwide, our highly skilled Authorized Distributor network designs, installs and maintains these systems.
The significant competitive advantage of a CWSI System results from the elimination of major wiring, reduction of labor cost, simplified installation, system versatility, and competitive point pricing. Engineering and pure invention have provided wireless fire alarm systems that resolve historical drawbacks.
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