Safety comes first in the fire protection industry and Kauffman Co. strives to provide the highest level of professional and reliable service throughout the Houston area. To do so, we are proud members of many regional and national organizations that promote safety in the industry.
Learn more about some of the associations we are members of or contact us online to talk to one of our friendly staff members and learn how we can help you keep your employees, customers, and property safe from fire damage.
The NFSA is open to companies that install, service, manufacture fire sprinkler systems in the U.S. It also includes professional architects and engineers who understand the importance of fire sprinklers in buildings. The NFSA provides training and events, online information and resources, as well as a code of ethics that promotes honesty and fairness in the trade as well as a dedication to the preservation of life and property and the further enhancement of public safety, health, and welfare.
The ABC of Greater Houston is the nation’s leading commercial and industrial commercial trade association. ABC provides Houston contractors and builders with construction related training and education, business development, legislative updates, and industry information. To its members, the association offers monthly business development events to encourage collaboration with members and the city to continue building Houston up to an even greater city.
A leading association for the construction industry, the AGC represents more than 26,000 firms with education and training, resources and data for numerous industries within the construction world, and scholarships and research. It was founded in 1918. According to its website, the organizations, “works for America’s construction professionals by teaching the latest project delivery and safety techniques and by fighting for logical national policy issues.”
The AFSA is a non-profit international association representing fire sprinkler contractors. It is dedicated to the educational advancement of its members and promotion of the use of automatic fire sprinkler systems. Founded in 1981, the organization provides training, consulting, communication, and representation. It “believes that the installation of fire sprinklers could save thousands of lives and billions of dollars lost to fire each year.”
The FSCATX is a non-profit trade association that brings together fire sprinkler professionals to ensure that licensing laws and state codes are accurately applied. The organization’s purpose is to “advance the science of fire protection and fire prevention, to provide education services to the fire sprinkler industry and general public in the areas of fire protection and fire prevention, and to promote and preserve ethical standards for fire sprinkler contractors.”
Construction Career Collaborative, or C3, is an alliance of owners, contractors, and specialty contractors who work together to positively affect the issues facing the commercial construction industry in the Greater Houston area. C3 has the goal to create a skilled, safe, and sustainable workforce of C3 accredited general contractors and is committed to supporting efforts to provide good jobs and careers for the craft workers in the commercial construction industry.
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