The Michigan Chapter of AFSA is the local chapter of the only national Merit Shop Fire Sprinkler trade association. Our goal is to provide the members of the Michigan AFSA chapter with educational, legislative, networking and professional development opportunities. We are committed to steering policy and providing information for the benefit of our merit shop membership.
AFSA Michigan membership opportunities are open to all contractors, associates (suppliers and manufacturers), and authorities having jurisdiction (AHJ). Our membership is comprised of a diverse group of professionals involved with all aspects of fire sprinkler installation, operation and safety who are dedicated to life safety and the betterment of our industry. Our commitment to educational opportunities, training, networking, and the most up-to-date standards and information is unsurpassed. merit shop in Detroit merit shop in Lansing merit shop in Grand Rapids
AFSA National offers discounts, business insurance, business solutions, and many more perks for members. Once you become a part of our local chapter, you will have access to a broad range of educational and networking opportunities. Some of these are outlined below:
Work with fire safety associations to promote fire sprinkler awareness, installation standards, and proper maintenance to save lives. Provide access to local seminars, education, and training opportunities to help contractors offer customers the best service possible while remaining compliant with the latest codes and standards. Work within the New York legislatures to improve current fire sprinkler issues, as well as watch for developments that may negatively impact merit shop contractors. Host chapter meetings and events where members can network and exchange information. Connect organizations to business solutions and assets to help grow businesses. Provide the most current national and local news pertaining to current fire sprinkler issues, use and installation, and safety. Foster relationships between chapter members to help improve networking and NextGen recruitment opportunities. Promote engagement with local AHJ’s to improve fire protection regulation and foster a stronger working relationship. Host fundraisers, golf tournaments, and other charitable events to help increase public awareness about the benefits of fire sprinklers. Fire Sprinklers in Michigan.