The British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association is the UK's trade association for the fire sprinkler industry and celebrates its 40th birthday in 2014.
The association's members install more than 85% of the sprinkler and watermist installations in the UK and include a significant majority of third-party certified sprinkler installers as well as manufacturers, suppliers, contractors, insurers, the fire and rescue services and others with an interest in the field. Increasingly the association has offered a home to smaller companies just entering the market and now represents a large number of companies offering installing domestic and residential fire sprinkler systems. Many of the association's members also design and install watermist systems.
The EFSN is a coalition across the fire safety, political and other relevant communities which encourages the greater use of fire sprinklers to save lives and protect property and the environment.
The European Fire Sprinkler Network collects and distributes accurate information about fire losses and fire sprinklers, and connects and supports those across Europe who believe that fitting fire sprinklers is essential to help Europe save itself from fire.
The American Fire Sprinkler Association, (AFSA) is a non-profit, international association representing open shop fire sprinkler contractors, dedicated to the educational advancement of its members and promotion of the use of automatic fire sprinkler systems
The International Fire Sprinkler Association (IFSA) is a not-for-profit association created in 1999 "to promote and enhance the business of manufacturing and installing fire sprinkler, water spray and water mist systems and devices in all buildings, from homes to high-rise, worldwide, with the highest degree of competence and professionalism, for the purpose of saving lives and protecting property."
The NFSA was founded to promote and improve the methods of fire protection, the discussion and consideration of all such matters as may be of general interest to the welfare, progress, and building up of the automatic sprinkler equipment business including all rules and regulations which have been, or may hereafter be, promulgated by the National Fire Protection Association and for the purpose of carrying out and obeying such rules and regulations as may be adopted and required by such association.
The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA, established in 1896, is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.